Khagi-leihao angouba

Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Apocynaceae
Genus : Plumeria
Species : acuminata Ait.
Common Name
English Name : Temple/Pagoda tree
Hindi Name : Gobinchi
Manipuri Name : Khagi-leihao angouba
Other Details
Habit : Small tree
Parts Use : Root, Bark, Fruit & Leaf
Preparation : Bark is boiled for extract. Root is boiled for extract. Leaves heated for local application. Fresh latex collected for local application. Flower used in making garlands and used in religious offerings.
Mode of use : Decoction and Local Application
Ingredients : Presence of plumierides and fulvoplumierin in the stem bark has been reported.
Ailment Treated : Bark decoction is used to bring down fever and also cures asthma. Root decoction is used for sores. Heated leaves are applied as a poultice over swellings. Stem latex is used for local application on skin for skin eruptions. Fruits are prescribed in cancer and stomach disorder.
Source : Generally cultivated in the valley areas as decorative plant.

Khagi-leihao angouba
Khagi-leihao angouba