Medicinal Plants of Bangladesh
Medicinal Plants Database of Bangladesh includes the authentic Taxonomic Information, Vernacular/Bangla Name, Tribal and English Name, Family, Description and Photograph of the Plants, Chemical Constituents, Uses and Distribution of the species in Bangladesh. MPBD also contain dictionary of Botanical and Pharmacological terms.
Tribal Name: Sui Mong (Marma).
A woody undershrub to shrub, branches rusty villous. Leaves 15-25 cm long, subsessile, obovate-oblong. Flowers minute, in 10-15 cm long spikes, sometimes subpanicled. Fruit small, ovoid or ellipsoid, subcompressed.
Roots and leaves with clove, black pepper and fruits of Piper longum are made in to pills, which are given for post-natal indigestion and irregular menstruation by the Marma tribe; the pills are administered thrice daily for two weeks.
Forests of Chittagong and Chittagong Hill Tracts and Sylhet.