Leea macrophylla Roxb

Family ► Vitaceae.

Habitat ► North-Eastern India and in Western parts of Deccan Peninsula.

Folk ► Banachelt (Maharashtra), Banachalit (Bengal), Nalugu, Nellu (Kerala).

Action ► Leaves—applied to wounds. Root tubers—used for guineaworm. Plant—a host of the Indian lac insect.

Family ► Vitaceae.

Habitat ► Throughout hotter parts of India.

Ayurvedic ► Hastikanda, Hasti-karna Palaasha; Kekidandaa.

Folk ► Hatkan, Dholsamudra, Haath, Kaan.

Action ► Astringent, anodyne, styptic, antiseptic. Root tubers— astringent, mucilaginous; applied to wounds and sores; used for ringworm and guineaworm.

Leea indica Merrill.

Family ► Vitaceae.

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  • maisy
    WHERE TO FIND Leea macrophylla IN INDIA?
    8 years ago

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