Tharoi phijup

Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Verbenaceae
Genus : Verbena
Species : officinalis Linn.
Common Name
English Name : Vervain
Hindi Name : -
Manipuri Name : Tharoi phijup
Other Details
Habit : Tall undershrub
Parts Use : Whole plant
Preparation : Fresh leaf crushed with water for paste/extract.
Mode of use : Fresh and Local Application
Ingredients : Plant contain bitter iridoids, volatile oil, alkaloids, mucilage and tannins. Flowers yield an essential oil and used in perfumery.
Ailment Treated : Fresh leaves used as a rubifacient, rheumatism and also to promote healing of wounds. Leaf paste is applied in leucodermal infection. Plant used for eczema, colds , fevers, bronchitis, nervous and menstrual disorders.
Source : Wild common along roadsides and wet places.

Tharoi phijup
Tharoi phijup