Maroi nakupi

Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Monocotyledon)
Family : Liliaceae
Genus : Allium
Species : odorum Linn.
Common Name
English Name : -
Hindi Name : -
Manipuri Name : Maroi nakupi
Other Details
Habit : Slender delicate aromatic herb
Parts Use : Leaf
Preparation : Leaves crushed for fresh juice. Leaves boiled for soup and extract. Leaf is used to garnish traditional chutney, prepared pakora, etc.
Mode of use : Decoction, Fresh and Local Application
Ingredients : Isolation of (-)3(s)1,2,3,4,-Tetrahydro b-Carboline-3-Carboxylic acid and Tyrosine from leaves. Leaves and bulbs contain sulfur compounds, Saponins and bitter substances. Seeds contain Alkaloids and Saponins.
Ailment Treated : Plant soup is good against urinary disorder especially in scanty urination. Fresh leaf juice is good for nourishing scalp & hair growth.
Source : Extensively cultivated in valley areas as cash crop.

Maroi nakupi
Maroi nakupi