Phakpai

Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Polygonaceae
Genus : Polygonum
Species : posumber Berch.
Common Name
English Name : -
Hindi Name : -
Manipuri Name : Phakpai
Other Details
Habit : Aromatic undershrub
Parts Use : Leaf/ Shoot
Preparation : Fresh leafy shoot crushed for local application/paste. Leaf/ Shoot used to granished traditiaonal chutney called “Eronba”.
Mode of use : Local Application
Ingredients : Plant contains oleonic and betulinic acid, epi-friedelinol and quercetin-3-arabinoside.
Ailment Treated : Crushed leafy shoot is used for local application on forehead against fever.
Source : Wild or grown in garden (plain). Occasionally sold in the market.

Phakpai
Phakpai