Uthum




Uthum - Manipur Medicinal Plants
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Common Name

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Manipuri :Uthum

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Myrsinaceae
Genus :Ardisia
Species :colorata  Roxb.
Habit :Medium-sized tree
Parts Used :Root, Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Leaves cooked for decoction. Root crushed with water for extract.
Mode of use :Decoction, Fresh
Ingredients :
Ailment Treated:Cooked leaves eaten in diabetes and urinary disorder. Root extracts are used for fever, diarrhoea and rheumatism.
Source:Generally grown wild in valley areas and occasionally cultivated in private lands.

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