Uthum

Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Myrsinaceae
Genus : Ardisia
Species : colorata Roxb.
Common Name
English Name : -
Hindi Name : -
Manipuri Name : Uthum
Other Details
Habit : Medium-sized tree
Parts Use : Root, Leaf
Preparation : Leaves cooked for decoction. Root crushed with water for extract.
Mode of use : Decoction, Fresh
Ingredients :
Ailment Treated : Cooked leaves eaten in diabetes and urinary disorder. Root extracts are used for fever, diarrhoea and rheumatism.
Source : Generally grown wild in valley areas and occasionally cultivated in private lands.

Uthum
Uthum