Sambal khudop

Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Acanthaceae
Genus : Thunbergia
Species : grandiflora Roxb.
Common Name
English Name : -
Hindi Name : Mulluta
Manipuri Name : Sambal khudop
Other Details
Habit : Slender climber
Parts Use : Leaf
Preparation : Fresh leaf crushed for paste. Leaf crushed for decoction.
Mode of use : Decoction, Fresh
Ingredients : The leaves are rich in potassium salts. The flowers contian amino acids, aspartic acid, glycine, alanine, flavonoids, apigenin 7-glucoronide, luteoline, anthocyanin, glucose and fructose.
Ailment Treated : Leaf paste along with little honey is given in cough. The leaves paste are applied against snake-bite. Decoction of leaf is given in stomach complaints.
Source : Wild, common in the valley areas prominently on fences.

Sambal khudop
Sambal khudop