Chorphon

Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Elaeocarpaceae
Genus : Elaeocarpus
Species : floribundus Blume.
Common Name
English Name : -
Hindi Name : -
Manipuri Name : Chorphon
Other Details
Habit : Medium sized evergreen tree
Parts Use : bark, Fruit, Leaf
Preparation : Fruit is cooked for decoction. Leaves and barks soaked in water for infusion. Fruit is edible; leaf eaten by children.
Mode of use : Decoction, Fresh
Ingredients : Mearnsetin isolated from leaves along with myricitrin
Ailment Treated : Fruits eaten raw or its decoction is used as antiseptic and in constipation. Bark / leaf infusion is used as mouth washed in inflamed gum.
Source : Extensively cultivated in valley areas

Chorphon
Chorphon