Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm
Family : Hydrophyllaceae
Genus : Hydrolea
Species : verticillata (Linn.f.) Royle
Common Name
English Name : Hydrilla
Hindi Name : Jhangi
Manipuri Name : Charang
Other Details
Habit : Herb
Parts Use : Leaf
Preparation : Leaves crushed for paste. Leaves are used in aquaria; good oxygenator, also eaten by fish.
Mode of use : Fresh and Local application
Ingredients :
Ailment Treated : Leaf paste is applied to bruises and minor injuries. Leaves are antiseptic, used as poultice for callous ulcers, considered to possess cleansing and antiseptic properties.
Source : Generally grown in fresh water bodies.