Komprek tusombi

Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Asteraceae
Genus : Enhydra
Species : fluctuans Lour.
Common Name
English Name : -
Hindi Name : Harkuch
Manipuri Name : Komprek tusombi
Other Details
Habit : Aquatic succulent herb
Parts Use : Whole plant
Preparation : Leaves eaten as a vegetable; also used in salads. Whole plant cooked for decoction and soup extract.
Mode of use : Decoction
Ingredients : Four new esters (Tiglate, 4-hydroxymethacrylate, 4-hydroxyliglate and 2,3-epoxyisobutyrate ) of 8-desacylenhyren and 8-b-methacryloxy-9-a-acetoxy-14-oxo-acanthospermolide have been isolated from the aerial parts.
Ailment Treated : Decoction of the plant is used in urinal troubles, diarrhoea and dysentery.
Source : Common in the valley on rich damp soil and wetlands.

Komprek tusombi
Komprek tusombi