Kuthab ukabi

Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Verbenaceae
Genus : Clerodendrum
Species : viscosum Vent.
Common Name
English Name : Tree clerodendron
Hindi Name : Bhant
Manipuri Name : Kuthab ukabi
Other Details
Habit : Large glabrous shurb
Parts Use : Root and Leaf
Preparation : Leafy shoot for fresh consumption. Crushed leaves with water for juice extract.
Mode of use : Fresh
Ingredients : The alcoholic extract of the roots yield sterol glycoside. The aerial parts yield several sterol viz, colesterol, campesterol, cholesterol, sitosterol and stigmasterol.
Ailment Treated : Tender leaf is cooked and eaten against diabetes and for regulation of blood pressure. Leaves are used as bitter, tonic, vermifuge, laxative and cholagogue. Leaves and roots are used in external application for tumour. Leaf extract is used in fever and bowel disorder.
Source : Wild/ Cultivated.

Kuthab ukabi
Kuthab ukabi