Ayang lei

Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Menispermaceae
Genus : Stephania
Species : rotunda Lour.
Common Name
English Name : -
Hindi Name : -
Manipuri Name : Ayang lei
Other Details
Habit : Glabrous twiner/Creeper
Parts Use : Whole plant
Preparation : Whole plant crushed for decoction
Mode of use : Decoction and fresh
Ingredients : Tuber contain several alkaloids palmitine; exhibits antibiotic activity, stepharine anti-cholinesterase activity, stepharotine, cycleanine anti-inflammatory action and hyndarine sedative action.
Ailment Treated : Decoction of plant used as bandage in muscular sprain. Tubers are used in pulmonary tuberculosis, asthma and intestinal complaints and fresh leaves are applied on boils.
Source : Extensively grown in wild habitat in valley areas.

Ayang lei
Ayang lei