Ishing yenshang

Scientific Name
Group : Pteridophyte
Family : Marsileaceae
Genus : Marsilea
Species : minuta Linn.
Common Name
English Name : -
Hindi Name : Caupatiya
Manipuri Name : Ishing yenshang
Other Details
Habit : Aquatic/semi aquatic delicate herb herb
Parts Use : Whole plant
Preparation : Fresh leaves crushed with water and common salt for paste.
Mode of use : Fresh and local application
Ingredients : Plant contains triterpene – marsileagenin-A.
Ailment Treated : Plant is astringent, refrigerant, anodyne, ophthalmic, diuretic, constipating, expectorant, depurating and febrifuge. Leaves are used in insomnia and paralysis. Crushed plant with common salt is applied to abdomen to cure haemorrhage.
Source : Very common in marshy areas in the valley.

Ishing yenshang
Ishing yenshang