Nunggarei angangba

Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Convolvulaceae
Genus : Ipomoea
Species : quamoclit Linn.
Common Name
English Name : Indian pink
Hindi Name : Kamalata
Manipuri Name : Nunggarei angangba
Other Details
Habit : Gregarious delicate herb
Parts Use : Root & Leaf
Preparation : Fresh leaves boiled with water for local application. Leaves simmered with water for decoction use. Leafy shoots crushed for paste. Roots dried & powdered for external use. Planted as decorative garden plant.
Mode of use : Decoction and Local Application
Ingredients : Seed extract-analysis revealed the presence of n-triacontanol, sitosterol, stigmasterol, a-amyrin, taxaxerone, taxaxerol and erythrodiol and cucurbitacin-G.
Ailment Treated : Fresh leaf juice and paste are used for snake-bite. Leaf decoction is used for local application in eye ache and ear ache. Powdered root is used as sternutatory.
Source : Generally cultivated as decorative plant.

Nunggarei angangba
Nunggarei angangba