Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Caprifoliaceae
Genus : Lonicera
Species : macrantha (D. Don) Spreng
Common Name
English Name : Japanese honey suckle
Hindi Name : -
Manipuri Name : Madhumati
Other Details
Habit : Glabrous woody twiner
Parts Use : Flower and Leaf
Preparation : Leaves crushed for juice. Leafy twig simmered for decoction. Dried flowers soaked into water for infusion. Decorative plant. Flower is used in religious ceremonies.
Mode of use : Decoction, Fresh and Local Application
Ingredients : Dried flowers are rich in carotenoids. Plants contains tannin.
Ailment Treated : Leaf juice is good for local application against leucoderma. Plant decoction is used as antipyretic, stomachic and in dysentery. Dried flower infusion is used as diuretic.
Source : Generally cultivated in home garden, as live fence and wall climbing.