Bhuja patra

Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Betulaceae
Genus : Betula
Species : alnoides Buch.-Ham.
Common Name
English Name : Indian birch
Hindi Name : Bhujpatra
Manipuri Name : Bhuja patra
Other Details
Habit : Robust tree
Parts Use : Bark, Leaf
Preparation : Leaves crushed for paste. Peeled bark is burnt and ash powder is used for local application.
Mode of use : Fresh, Local Application
Ingredients :
Ailment Treated : Leaf paste is antiseptic and used in snake-bite. Ash powder obtained after burning the bark is good for local application against bacterial skin infection.
Source : Wildly grown in hills.

Bhuja patra