Scientific Name
Group : Pteridophyte
Family : Polypodiaceae
Genus : Dryopteris
Species : marginata (Wall.) Christ
Common Name
English Name : -
Hindi Name : -
Manipuri Name : Lai-chankhrang
Other Details
Habit : Profuse undershrub
Parts Use : Rhizome & Leaf
Preparation : Fresh leaves simmered with water and little common salt for decoction. Rhizome is crushed and simmered with water for decoction.
Mode of use : Decoction & Local Application
Ingredients : Plant contains chief margaspidin and small amount of phloraspidinol, phloraspin, para-aspidin, trispara-aspidin, filixic acid, aspindol and flavaspidic acid.
Ailment Treated : Rhizome decoction is anthelmintic. Leaf decoction is applied against boils and burns.
Source : Wild moist shaddy places.