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Accession number : NG19757920 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Blumea balsamifera
Common Name Langthrei (Manipuri)
Place - Commonly found in Manipur

Parts Used:

1: whole plant  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name Diabetes, Fever
UsesThe whole plant is used in insomnia, as expectorant and in Cough. Leaf extract produces drop in blood pressure, dilation of blood vessel and body pain. Leaf are used as fish- poison.
SourceNeogi, B., M. N. V. Prasad and R. R. Rao (1989).Ethnobotany of some weeds of Khasi and Garo Hills,Meghalaya, Northeast India. Economic botany, 43(4): 471-479; Tiwari, K.C. and Tiwari, V.P. (1996). Some important medicinal plants of the tropical, subtropical temperate region of Siang, Subansiri and Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh. JETB Add Series 12: 359- 363

Accession number : BC48721780 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Calotropis gigantea
Common Name Angkot ( Manipuri), Numseubatong ( Ao-Changki)
Place - Found mostly in the valley of Manipur

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1: Whole Plant  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name Dysentery,Ringworm, Leprosy, Leucoderma
UsesThe fresh leaves are applied as dry fomentations on swellings. The dried bark of the roots is an excellent substitute for Ipecacunha in the treatment of dysentery. Milky juice is regarded as caustic and drastic purgative. It is used in toothache, fractures and mad dog bite.
SourcePurkayastha, J and S. C Nath (2006). Biologicalactivities of ethnomedicinal claims of some plant species of Assam. Indian journal of Traditional Knowledge. 5 (2): 229-236; Gogoi, R., and Borthakur, S.K., (2001). Notes on herbal recipes of Bodo tribe in Kamrup district, Assam, Ethnobotany, Vol. 13, pp.15; Maikhuri, R.K., & Gangwar, A.K., 1993. Ethnobotanical notes on the Khasi and Garo tribes of Meghalaya, North-East India. Econ. Bot. 47(4):345-357.

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

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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

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

Accession number : IO23638749 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Chenopodium album Linn
Common Name Monshaobi (Manipuri), Kirhuhan ( Lotha), Aro ( Ao), Tierhutiepfu ( Angami)
Place - Commonly found in Manipur.Distributed at altitudes of 1,500m in Nagaland.

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1: Whole Plant  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name Dyspepsia, leucoderma,
UsesPlant is carminative, laxative, anthelmintic, diuretic and tonic. Used in peptic ulcer, dyspepsia, seminal weakness and liver enlargement, served as blood purifier. Rich in iron, stimulant to spleen disorders.
SourceDr. L. Dhanapati Devi (1995) Flok Lore on the use of indigenous plants and animals in Manipur, volume-1; S. C. Deorani & G.D. Sharma (2007) Medicinal Plants of Nagaland;Dr.S.C Sinha (2001) Medicinal plants of Manipur

Accession number : CG19132077 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Coix lacryma-jobi Linn
Common Name Chaning (Manipuri), Omum ( Lotha), Kesi( Angami), Menjang ( Ao)
Place - Cultivated in the valley and common in the foot hills of Manipur.Distributed at the altitude of 1,300m in Nagaland.

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1: Seed  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name Diarrhea,dysentery,fever,small pox,gout
UsesSeed is used as blood purifier and also used as tonic. Seed powder paste is used in gout and in the local drink preparation.
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 : IN10883342 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Costus speciosus (Koenig ex Retz) J.E. Smith
Common Name Khongban takhelei (Manipuri), Momonsuthera ( Lotha), Thevobuoto ( Angami), Meehepatong ( Changki)
Place - Common in rural areas of Manipur

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1: Rhizome  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name Fever; Jaundice
UsesDecoction of rhizome is used to cure urinary troubles and dissolve stones. Pounded rhizome and black pepper are boiled in water and extract is taken orally to treat any kind of body pain.
SourceEthnobotany of medicinal plants from Dibru-Saikhowa Biosphere Reserve of Northeast India,Jubilee Purkayasthaa, Subhan C. Natha,M. Islam:Fitoterapia 76(2006)1:121-127; Dr.S.C Sinha (2001) Medicinal plants of Manipur; S. C. Deorani & G.D. Sharma (2007) Medicinal Plants of Nagaland; Dr. L. Dhanapati Devi (1990) Folklore medicines of ethnobiological importance in Manipur
2: Root
Medicinal information
Disease Name Bronchitis,fever,dyspepsia,inflammations,anaemia,rheumatism
UsesIt is also used as tonic. It has anthelmintic, depurative and aphrodisiac properties. Root is also used in skin diseases and snake bites.
SourceEthnobotany of medicinal plants from Dibru-Saikhowa Biosphere Reserve of Northeast India,Jubilee Purkayasthaa, Subhan C. Natha,M. Islam:Fitoterapia 76(2006)1:121-127; Dr.S.C Sinha (2001) Medicinal plants of Manipur; S. C. Deorani & G.D. Sharma (2007) Medicinal Plants of Nagaland; Dr. L. Dhanapati Devi (1990) Folklore medicines of ethnobiological importance in Manipur

Accession number : MH14577555 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Dioscorea bulbifera
Common Name Ha (Manipuri), N-Nshakjo ( Lotha), Ciephodzu( Angami), Sureshe ( Ao)
Place - Cultivated in the valley of Manipur.

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1: Leaf  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name Dysentery,Eczema
UsesLeaves are used as pain killer and in Mad dog bite
SourceBhardwaj, S. and S. K. Gakhar (20e05). Ethnomedicinal plants used by the tribals of Mizoram to cur cuts and wounds. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge. 4 (1): 75-80;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: Tuber  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name Ulcer;Piles;Goiter;Pharyngitis;Dysentery;Syphilis
UsesThe tubers are used in hemoptysis, epistaxis,pyogenic infections, scrofula, orchtis, sprains and various injuries.
SourceBhardwaj, S. and S. K. Gakhar (2005). Ethnomedicinal plants used by the tribals of Mizoram to cure cuts and wounds. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowle dge. 4 (1): 75-80;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

Accession number : XX57939236 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Drymaria cordata
Common Name Tandan-pambi (Manipuri), Pipi-tabatong ( Ao-changki), Pipitsu ( Ao), Pipitabotang ( Changki)
Place - Commonly found in Manipur and Nagaland

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1: Whole Plant  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name Jaundice, Scabies, Asthma, Dysentery, Diarrhoea, Fever, Tonsilitis, Sinusitis, Pneumonia
UsesPlant is used in pthisis, hectic fever, dyspepsia and cough.Hot-fomentation of the plant can be applied externally for muscular sprain.The apical portion is used in nasal blockade, fever, cold, throat trouble and painful menstruation.
SourceDr.S.C Sinha (2001) Medicinal plants of Manipur; H.B. SINGH, R.S. SINGH, J.S. SANDHU (2003) Herbal medicine of Manipur; Singh, P.K. and K. I. Singh (2003b). Mother and Child Health : An ethno-botanical study of the Meitei community of Manipur State, India. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 27(2) : 457-465;

Accession number : DI77938225 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Alpinia galanga
Common Name Kanghoo (Manipuri)
Place - Commonly found in Loktak and Keibul area of Manipur.

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1: Rhizome  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name Acute bronchitis, Diarrhoea, Fever, Diabetes, Cough, Piles
UsesFresh rhizome is applied to ringworm and other skin diseases. It is also taken in intestinal worms, high body temperature and as abortifacient, the paste is also applied in leucoderma, regulate bllod circulation.
SourceDr.S.C Sinha (2001) Medicinal plants of Manipur; H.B. SINGH, R.S. SINGH, J.S. SANDHU (2003) Herbal medicine of Manipur; Janmeda, B.S., Lokendra, S. and Vats, P. (2006) Folk claims on monocotyledonous plants in east sikkim.Journal of Non-Timber Forest Products. Pp 155-160; Gogoi, 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.

Accession number : UI34391097 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Andrographis paniculata
Common Name vubati (Manipuri)
Place - Cultivated in the valley of Manipur.

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1: Leaf  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name Asthma, Fever, Jaundice, Bronchitis
UsesMatured leaf and seed powder is soaked in luke-warm water and the soup can be taken in contraception. Leaves are also used in worm diseases
SourceDr. L. Dhanapati Devi (1995) Flok Lore on the use of indigenous plants and animals in Manipur, volume-2; Tomar, J.M.S., Sahoo, U.K. and Thapa, H.S. (2003) Ethnobotany of some weeds in Khasi hills of Meghalaya in Northeast India. J. Natcon 15(1): 197-211; Borthakur, S.K., Choudhury, B.T., and Gogoi, R. (2004). Folklore hepato-protective herbal recipes from Assam in Northeast India, Ethnobotany, Vol. 16, pp.76-82
2: Root  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name Whooping cough, Rheumatic Pain
Uses
SourcePurkayastha, J and S. C Nath (2006). Biologicalactivities of ethnomedicinal claims of some plant species of Assam. Indian journal of Traditional Knowledge. 5 (2): 229-236; Borthakur, S.K., Nath, K. & Gogoi.P. 1996. Herbal remedies of the Nepalese of Assam. Fitoterapia, 67 (3) : 231-237.

Accession number : AR78479187 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Artocarpus lakoocha
Common Name Harikokthong
Place - Cultivated in the valley of Manipur.

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1: Bark  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name Constipation, Fever
UsesBark powder can be use as antiseptic and applied to cracked skin and to pimples. It is also used in constipation.
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.

Accession number : ZS34617648 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Terminalia arjuna
Common Name Myokpha (Manipuri)
Place - Cultivated in Manipur.

Parts Used:

1: Bark  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name Cough, Jaundice, Pile and hypertension.
UsesBlood purifier, Bone fracture, Heart burn, The bark of the platn is used in high Blood Pressure, Mild Chest Pain, Joint pain, Body and Heart trouble, Liver problems, Regulate blood sugar Level. It is also aphrodisiac (an aphrodisiac is a substance that increases sexual desire), used in Cough,Urinary diseases, Cardiac diseases, Chest discomfort, Body swelling and Water retention
SourceDr.S.C Sinha (2001) Medicinal plants of Manipur; H.B. SINGH, R.S. SINGH, J.S. SANDHU (2003) Herbal medicine of Manipur; Gogoi, R., and Borthakur, S.K., (2001). Notes on herbal recipes of Bodo tribe in Kamrup district, Assam, Ethnobotany, Vol. 13, pp.15; Sarmah, R., Arunachalam, A., Melkania, U., Majumder and Adhikari, D. (2006). Ethno-Medico-Botany of Chakmas in Arunachal Pradesh, India. Indian Forester 132(4): 474-484.
2: Fruit  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name
UsesFruit is tonic and deobstruent. It is also used in back pain.
SourceDr.S.C Sinha (2001) Medicinal plants of Manipur; Singh H.K. and T.B. Singh (2005). Plants used for making traditional rosaries in Manipur. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge. 4(1): 15-20

Accession number : AC42398022 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Sapindus trifoliatus
Common Name Kekru (Manipuri)
Place - Found mainly in west Manipur

Parts Used:

1: Fruit  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name Epilepsy, Asthma, Hysteria, Hemicrania, Piles
UsesThe fruit is given as tonic,expectorant, emetic,purgative and nuasent. The decoction of the fruit is used for washing hair and also as detergent for jewellery ornaments. The crushed fruit is given in worm diseases for children.
SourceDr. L. Dhanapati Devi (1995) Flok Lore on the use of indigenous plants and animals in Manipur, volume-1; Dr.S.C Sinha (2001) Medicinal plants of Manipur;

Accession number : OS58811912 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Phlogacanthus jenkinsii
Common Name Nongmagkha ashinba
Place - Cultivated in Manipur.

Parts Used:

1: Whole Plant
Medicinal information
Disease Name Fever, Cough
UsesThe plant extract is used in dyspepsiac (stomach upset or indigestion) and liver enlargement.
SourceH.B. SINGH, R.S. SINGH, J.S. SANDHU (2003) Herbal medicine of Manipur.

Accession number : IE40344296 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Piper longum
Common Name Uchithi (Manipuri)
Place - Rare in valley and found in hills areas of Manipur.

Parts Used:

1: Fruit  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name Tonsillitis, Night Blindness, Fever,Chronic Bronchitis,Pharyngitis, Pyrrhoea, Obesity
UsesThe unripe fruits are alterative and are used as tonic. The fruit are also used in respiratory diseases, as counter-irritant, for muscular inflammation and analgesic, as snuff in coma and drowsiness, carminative, cholagogue( a medicinal agent which promotes the discharge of bile from the system, purging it downward) in obstruction in bile duct and gall bladder and as an emmenagogue (herbs which stimulate blood flow in the pelvic area and uterus) and as abortifacient (substance that induces abortion) and anthelmintic(agent that expel parasitic worms from the body)
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;

Accession number : ZC25596598 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Smilax lanceifolia
Common Name Kwamanbi (Manipuri)
Place - Found in Manipur, mostly in Nongmaijing area.

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1: Root
Medicinal information
Disease Name Rheumatism, Blood dysentery
UsesThe root is used in toothache, root juice is in rheumatic pains and the refuse of the extracted juice is used in poultice over affected areas.
SourceDr.S.C Sinha (2001) Medicinal plants of Manipur; Gogoi, 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.

Accession number : SU76906434 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Parkia roxburghii (Syn. P.javaniica)
Common Name Yongchak ( Manipuri)
Place - Commonly found in Manipur

Parts Used:

1: Pod
Medicinal information
Disease Name Gastric trouble, Bleeding Piles, Diarrhoea, Dysentry
UsesPods and seeds are used for stomach disorders.
SourceKhumbongmayum 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; Dr.S.C Sinha (2001) Medicinal plants of Manipur;
2: Leaf  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name
UsesThe leaves are applied as lotion to cure sores and skin infections.
SourceDr.S.C Sinha (2001) Medicinal plants of Manipur;
3: Bark
Medicinal information
Disease Name Diarrhoea,Dysentry
UsesThe lotion made from bark is used to cure skin infection.
SourceKhumbongmayum 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; Dr.S.C Sinha (2001) Medicinal plants of Manipur;

Accession number : KP14491715 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Artocarpus heterophyllus
Common Name Theibong (Manipuri)
Place - Commonly found in Manipur

Parts Used:

1: Root
Medicinal information
Disease Name Asthma, Pneumonia,Tuberculosis,Diarrhroea
UsesThe root portion is used in back ache, snake bite, dog bite and vomiting.
SourcePurkayastha, 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;
2: Seed
Medicinal information
Disease Name Diarrhoea
UsesThe seed is Aphrodisiac and is also used in snake bite.
SourceSharma U.K. (2004). Medicinal plants of Assam. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh. Dehra Dun.

Accession number : GO25604112 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Aegle marmelos
Common Name Harikhagok (Manipuri)
Place - Cultivated in Manipur.

Parts Used:

1: Fruit  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name Piles, Cystitis,Ophthalmia,Diarrhoea, Intermittent fever,Dysentry, Piles, Cystitis,Ophthalmia,
UsesThe pulp of roasted green and ripe fruit are used in chronic stomach disorders. The fruit is laxative astringent, and stmoachic. It is also used in postnatal Contraction of uterus, Lubricant. The pulp of the fruit is also used for body odour.
SourceDr.S.C Sinha (2001) Medicinal plants of Manipur; Jamir, T.T., Sharma, H.K. and Dolui, A.K. 1999. Folklore medicinal plants of Nagaland, India. Fitoterapia 70 : 395-401; Lalramnghinglova, H. & Jha, L.K., (1999). New records of ethnomedicinal plants from Mizoram Ethnobotany 11: 45-64.

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 : FY23198069 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Chukrasia tabularis
Common Name Taimareng (Manipuri)
Place - Restricted in Manipur

Parts Used:

1: Bark  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name
UsesThe bark is astringent and is also used in back pain.
SourceKhumbongmayum 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; Dr.S.C Sinha (2001) Medicinal plants of Manipur;
2: Leaf  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name
UsesThe young leaf is astringent.
SourceKhumbongmayum A.D., M.lL. Khan and R. S. Tripathi (2005). Ethnomedicinal plants in the sacred groves of Manipur. Indian Journal of Ttaditional Knowledge. 4(1): 21-32; Dr.S.C Sinha (2001) Medicinal plants of Manipur.

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.

Accession number : DV24828383 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Cassia fistula
Common Name Chahui (Manipuri)
Place - Found in Manipur

Parts Used:

1: Root  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name Leprosy
UsesThe root bark extract is given in the treatment of black-water fever and ringworms.
SourceDr.S.C Sinha (2001) Medicinal plants of Manipur; Saikia, A.P., Ryakala, V.K., Sharma, P., Goswami, P. and Bora, U. (2006). Ethnobotany of medicinal plants for various skin ailments and cosmetics. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 106: 149-157.
2: Fruit  [Constituents]
Medicinal information
Disease Name Jaundice,Chronic fever,Dysentery,Piles
UsesThe pulp is Laxative, Diuretic and is also given during difficulties in urination. The fruit pulp also poses anticandidal activity.
SourcePurkayastha, J., Nath, S.C. and Islam, M. (2005). Ethnobotany of medicinal plants from Dibru-Saikhowa Bioshpere Reserve of Northeast India. Fitoterapia 76: 121-127; Irshad, Shreaz S, Manzoor N, Khan LA, Rizvi MM.(2011) Anticandidal activity of Cassia fistula and its effect on ergosterol biosynthesis. Pharmaceutical Biology 49(7):727-33

Accession number : ME32435792 PubMed Scirus
Botanical Name Rheum emodi
Common Name Revand chini
Place - Found sporadically in upper Assam up to an altitude of 1000 m and in Manipur

Parts Used:

1: Root
Medicinal information
Disease Name Fever
UsesUse as laxative, tonic, diuretic and to treat cough, indigestion, menstrual disorder etc.
SourceRheum emodi (Rhubarb): A Fascinating Herb Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2014;3(2):89-94