Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Caprifoliaceae
Genus : Sambucus
Species : javanica Blume.
Common Name
English Name : Himalayan elder
Hindi Name : -
Manipuri Name : Kabokmaan/khenam
Other Details
Habit : Bushy shrub
Parts Use : Leaf
Preparation : Leaf crushed with water for paste.
Mode of use : Fresh and local application
Ingredients :
Ailment Treated : Leaf paste is applied in fresh injuries. Tender shoot is boiled in water and the soup is consumed against intestinal worms. Plant is used as depurative, diuretic and purgative. The juice of leaves is used in the treatment of kherai chuba an allergic condition caused by a tree called kherai.
Source : Wildly grown in roadsides and hilly areas.