Lam karot akhabi

Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Genus : Momordica
Species : dioica Roxb. Ex Willd
Common Name
English Name : Less bitter gourd
Hindi Name : Kaksha
Manipuri Name : Lam karot akhabi
Other Details
Habit : Profuse climber
Parts Use : Root and Fruit
Preparation : Fresh fruit crushed and squeezed for juice. Juice is boiled with little common salt. Root crushed for paste and mixed with water.
Mode of use : Decoction and Fresh
Ingredients : Fruits are rich in vitamin, riboflavin and vitamin C and contains Iodine. Seed kernels yield a semi-drying oil.
Ailment Treated : Fruit decoction with common salt is given in fever and cough. Root paste in water is useful in cough.
Source : Generally grown in valley areas as escapes along hedge/fence.

Lam karot akhabi
Lam karot akhabi