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.
Description of the plant:
BLUMEA CLERKEI Hook. f. is an erect herb with simple, elongated, flexuous, pubescent or tomentose stem. Leaves sessile or subsessile, 5-7.6 cm long, obovate or oblanceolate, acuminate, toothed, pubescent or villous beneath. Heads 12-16 mm across, yellow, sessile or peduncled in axillary clusters, forming very narrow, elongate panicles.
The Chakmas prepare pills from the leaf paste for the treatment of jaundice, which are given thrice daily.
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts.