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: Acha-kamsen (Khumi), Krom Dung Pow, Krom be, Rixom payo (Marma).
Description of the plant:
An annual hirsute or villous herb. Leaves sessile or subsessile, oblong, acute or obtuse, serrate. Spikes 5-7.5 cm long, villous; flower small pink.
Leaf juice is used as eye drops in hysteria. The extract of the plant is given with salt in diarrhoea by the Marma in Bandarban (Yusuf et al. 2009).
Chittagong and Chittagong Hill Tracts, in fallow lands.