Yerum keirum

Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Genus : Stellaria
Species : media (Linn.) Vill.
Common Name
English Name : Chick weed
Hindi Name : -
Manipuri Name : Yerum keirum
Other Details
Habit : Annual delicate profuse herb
Parts Use : Leaf
Preparation : Fresh leaves are crushed for local application. Leaf crushed and squeezed for juice. Fresh leafy portion is simmered with little water. Occasionally cooked as vegetables.
Mode of use : Decoction, Fresh & Local Application
Ingredients : Plant aerial portion contain Vitamin E (44mg/100g) during the post flowering stage.
Ailment Treated : Crushed leaf or paste is useful to apply on boils. Leaf juice is applied in nasal bleeding. Fresh plant decoction is used for local application on fresh wounds.
Source : Extensively grown in wild habitat in paddy fields, swampy road sides, etc.

Yerum keirum
Yerum keirum