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Accession number : SH32962559 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Eulophia nuda. Lindl
Common Name N/A
Place - Nagaland- recorded in interior areas of Namsa, Naginimora and Saring regions.

Parts Used:

1: Tuber  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name Cancer, Bronchitis
UsesThe fresh plants are smashed and the paste can be applied externally to cure boils and abscesses
SourceKumar, S. 2002. The medicinal plants of North-East India. Scientific Publishers, Judhpur, India; Caius, J.F. 1988. The medicinal plants of India. Scientific Publication, Judhpur, India.

Accession number : WM18372044 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Liparis odorata (Willd.) Lindl
Common Name N/A
Place - Nagaland- restricted to the areas of Dzuja and Wokha regions.

Parts Used:

1: Pseudobulb
Medicinal information
Disease Name Cancer and Dropsy
UsesThe decoction prepared from dried pseudobulb is used in the treatment of gangrene and lever.
SourceSingh, M.P. and Dev, S.2005. Indian medicinal plants. Satish Serial Publishing House, Azadpur, New Delhi.

Accession number : YU58523838 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Cassia tora Linn
Common Name Thounam ( Manipuri) , Nonyipthera ( Lotha)
Place - Commonly found in Manipur

Parts Used:

1: Seed  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name Cancer, eczema and rignworms
UsesRaw seeds are used as laxative, in headache, constipation and hypertension. Leave and seed paste is also used in skin diseases.
SourceS. C. Deorani & G.D. Sharma (2007)Medicinal Plants of Nagaland, Dr.S.C Sinha (2001) Medicinal plants of Manipur, H.B. SINGH, R.S. SINGH, J.S. SANDHU (2003) Herbal medicine of Manipur.

Accession number : HI43438731 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Cephalotaxus griffithii
Common Name Seipehu ( Angami), Sutha ( Chakhesang Chokri), Wokalu ( Chakhesang), Pephei (Konyak), Tatso ( Lotha).
Place - Commonly found between altitudes of 600m and 1,200m in Nagaland. And is Red listed species in Manipur

Parts Used:

1: Leaf  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name Cancer
UsesUsed as antitumor.
SourceS. C. Deorani & G.D. Sharma (2007) Medicinal Plants of Nagaland

Accession number : CP62145190 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Oroxylum indicum
Common Name Shamba (Manipuri)
Place - Found in Manipur, mostly in Langthabal and Koirengai area.

Parts Used:

1: Seed  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name Mumps, Tonsilitis
UsesThe seed is purgative
SourceDr.S.C Sinha (2001) Medicinal plants of Manipur; Khumbongmayum A.D., M.lL. Khan and R. S. Tripathi (2005). Ethnomedicinal plants in the sacred groves of Manipur. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge. 4(1): 21-32.
2: Root  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name Jaundice, High Blood Pressure, Fever, Cancer, Asthma, Diarrhoea, Dysentery
UsesThe root bark is used in stomatch,High Blood Pressure, Weakness due to B.P., Blood purification. Root can be taken as appetiser, in liver congestion,Inflammation, Leucoderma, vomiting, and is anthelmintic.
SourceGogoi, R., and M.K. Das (2003). Observations on some weeds of medicinal importance in the Brahmaputra valley of Assam. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 27(2) : 434-441; Pfoze, N.L. and Chhetry, G.K.N. (2004). Traditional folk medicines of the Shepoumaramth Nagas of Senapati district in Manipur. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences 74B (I): 37-57
3: Leaf  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name Epilepsy,Headache
UsesThe leave deocotion is used in muscular pains and general weakness,stomachache and rheumatism. The leaves are applied externally applied for enlarged spleen.
SourceDr.S.C Sinha (2001) Medicinal plants of Manipur; Singh, H.B., R.S. Singh and J.S. Sandhu(2003). Herbal Medicine of Manipur. A Colour Encyclopaedia. Daya Publishing House, New Delhi.

Accession number : IR30791254 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Bauhinia purpurea
Common Name Chingthrao (Manipuri)
Place - Commonly found in Manipur and Nagaland

Parts Used:

1: Bark  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name Dysentry, Skin diseases, Small Pox, Sores, Cancerous growth in stomach, leucorrhoea, Asthma, Leprosy and diarrhoea
UsesThe bark extract is applied in insect bites and in irregular menstruation. It is also used for chest pain.
Source Purkayastha, J., Nath, S.C. and Islam, M. (2005). Ethnobotany of medicinal plants from Dibru-Saikhowa Bioshpere Reserve of Northeast India. Fitoterapia 76: 121-127; Dr.S.C Sinha (2001) Medicinal plants of Manipur; Rao, R.R. and Jamir, N.S. (1982). Ethnobotanical studies in Nagaland-II. 54 Medicinal Plants used by Nagas. J. Econ. Tax. Bot. 3: 11-17.
2: Leaf  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name Jaundice, Asthma, Leprosy
UsesDecoction of leaf is taken in biliousness and stone in bladder.
SourceDr.S.C Sinha (2001) Medicinal plants of Manipur;
3: Flower  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name
UsesFlowers are given in indigestion. The flower-buds are anthelmintic and laxative.
SourceDr.S.C Sinha (2001) Medicinal plants of Manipur; Jamir, N.S. & Rao, R.S., 1990. Fifty new or interesting medicinal plants used by the Zealangs of Nagaland, India. Ethnobotany 2 (1 & 2) : 11-18.