Yenakhat - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

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Manipuri :Yenakhat

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Lamiaceae
Genus :Scutellaria
Species :discolor  Colebr.
Habit :Small spreading herb
Parts Used :Leaf/whole Plant
Mode of Preparation :Plant is boiled in water for external use. Fresh plant is crushed for paste preparation. Fresh leaves simmered with little water for decoction.
Mode of use :Decoction, Fresh & Local Application
Ingredients :
Ailment Treated:Leaf decoction is used in flatulence, constipation and indigestion. Fresh leaf paste is good for local application in snake bites and stings of poisonous insects. Decoction is used in muscular pain and rheumatic swelling.
Source:Wildly grown in low altitude hills of Manipur.

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Manipur Medicinal Plants