Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Rosaceae
Genus : Fragaria
Species : indica Linn.
Common Name
English Name : Straw berry
Hindi Name : -
Manipuri Name : Heirongkak
Other Details
Habit : Straggling slender herb
Parts Use : Whole plant
Preparation : Whole plant is boiled for extract.
Mode of use : Decoction
Ingredients : Leaves contain flavonoids, tannin and a volatile oil. Fruit contains a volatile oil with methyl salicylate and borneol.
Ailment Treated : Whole plant parts boiled in water with other plant constituents and sugar candy and the soup is taken in large quantity against stone formation in the urinary tract and in kidney. Fruit is tonic and diuretic.
Source : Wild and very common in shady places in the valley.