Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Monocotyledon)
Family : Cannaceae
Genus : Canna
Species : indica Linn.
Common Name
English Name : Indian shot
Hindi Name : Sabbajaya
Manipuri Name : Laphurit
Other Details
Habit : Tall herb
Parts Use : Root
Preparation : Fresh root crushed with water for juice.
Mode of use : Fresh, Local Application
Ingredients : Rhyzomes contain mostly carbohydrates.
Ailment Treated : The crushed root is used in fever and dropsy. Root is diaphoretic, demulcent, stimulant and diuretic.
Source : Generally cultivated and sometimes grown as escapes in marshy places.