Kuthab

Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Verbenaceae
Genus : Clerodendrum
Species : colebrookianum Walp.
Common Name
English Name : -
Hindi Name : -
Manipuri Name : Kuthab
Other Details
Habit : Evergreen foetid shrub
Parts Use : Leaf
Preparation : Fresh leaves crushed for paste.
Mode of use : Fresh and Local Application
Ingredients : Colebroside A, a new diglucoside of fatty acid ester of glycerine – reported from the aerial parts.
Ailment Treated : Leaf paste is useful for skin diseases. Leaf paste is taken to cure cough and dysentery. Leaves are used for rheumatic pains and high blood pressure
Source : Wild & found mainly in plain areas. Now-a-days this plant is cultivated in the home gardens due to its medicinal uses.

Kuthab
Kuthab