Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Monocotyledon)
Family : Araceae
Genus : Arisaema
Species : tortuosum Schott.
Common Name
English Name : Cobra plant
Hindi Name : -
Manipuri Name : Lin-chieshoo
Other Details
Habit : Delicate tall herb
Parts Use : Rhizome
Preparation : Rhizome crushed for decoction
Mode of use : Decoction
Ingredients : Chemical constituents are reported – Arisaimenone, asparagine, threonine, gitogenin, stachydrine and aspartic acid.
Ailment Treated : Decoction of rhizome is used as antidote to snake-bite, kill worms which infest cattle.
Source : Valley and hills, wild, common during rainy season, short lived, frequently under bamboo bushes.