Yai thamna manbi

Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm ( Monocotyledon)
Family : Zingiberaceae
Genus : Kaempferia
Species : galanga Linn.
Common Name
English Name : -
Hindi Name : Bhui-chmpa
Manipuri Name : Yai thamna manbi
Other Details
Habit : Rhizomatous spreading herb
Parts Use : Rhizome
Preparation : Rhizome crushed with water for extract. Rhizome boiled for extract.
Mode of use : Fresh and Decoction
Ingredients : Whole plant contains carotine, viamines C, B1, B12, Ca, Mg, Na, K salts, organic acids, nicotinic acids, oxalic acid and biflavonoid.
Ailment Treated : Roasted rhizome are applied hot for fastering tumours. Rhizome extract is used in baldness and used as an ingredient of traditional hair lotion (Chenghi). Plant powder is used as ointment in healing wounds, taken internally remove coagulated blood. Rhizomes are considered useful against diabetic, stomachic, gastric problems, skin disease and arthritis. Rhizomes stimulating, expectorant, carminative, diuretic and cough.
Source : Wild/ cultivated

Yai thamna manbi
Yai thamna manbi