Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Polygonaceae
Genus : Rumex
Species : maritimus Linn.
Common Name
English Name : Golden dock
Hindi Name : Jangli palak
Manipuri Name : Torongkhongchak
Other Details
Habit : Tender herb
Parts Use : Root, Leaf and Seed
Preparation : Leaves crushed for decoction. Fresh leaves crushed for paste.
Mode of use : Decoction, Fresh and Local Application
Ingredients : Fruit contains rumarain, rutin and hyperin.
Ailment Treated : Leaf decoction is used in burns and injuries. Leaves paste applied to ringworm and skin diseases. Seeds are aphrodisiac and root is purgative.
Source : Wild and very common in moist and shady places.