Yai-heinou nambi

Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Monocotyledon)
Family : Zingiberaceae
Genus : Curcuma
Species : amada Roxb.
Common Name
English Name : Mango-ginger
Hindi Name : Am-haldi
Manipuri Name : Yai-heinou nambi
Other Details
Habit : Rhizomatous herb
Parts Use : Rhizome
Preparation : Fresh rhizome is crushed for fresh consumption.
Mode of use : Fresh
Ingredients : Rhizome contains an essential oils (1,8-eineole, myrcene), Curcumene, Pinene, Camphor, b- and a-Curcumene, etc.
Ailment Treated : Fresh rhizome is useful for intestinal worm infection. Rhizomes are carminative, stomachic and are used on contusions and sprains.
Source : Generally found growing in the wild habitat of low altitude hills. Extensive cultivation in the valley area can be possible. Not so common.

Yai-heinou nambi
Yai-heinou nambi