Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Asteraceae
Genus : Gynura
Species : cusimbua (D. Don) Moore.
Common Name
English Name : -
Hindi Name : -
Manipuri Name : Terapaibi
Other Details
Habit : Succulant tall herb
Parts Use : Stem and Leaf
Preparation : Fresh leafy shoot is cooked/boiled for soup. Fresh shoot and leaf crushed for extract.
Mode of use : Decoction and Local Application
Ingredients :
Ailment Treated : Leafy shoot boiled in water is taken for stomach ulcers. Leafy shoot paste is applied externally as blood coagulant and good for healing.
Source : Very common along roadsides and wasteland areas of valley.