ELSHOLTZIA INCISA Benth.

Family: Lamiaceae

Tribal name: Choto Oing-ching (Tanchangya).

Description of the plant:
A tender, erect, annual, aromatic herb, up to 1 m high; branches 4-gonous. Leaves 2.5-5 cm, broadly ovate, obtuse, coarsely crenate-toothed. Flowers small, purplish-blue, in a panicled spike. Nutlets ellipsoid.


ELSHOLTZIA INCISA
ELSHOLTZIA INCISA Benth.


Using information:
Decoction of the plant is used as a rub for body pain by the tribal in Bandarban (Yusuf et al. 2009).

Distribution:
Culivated in Jhum in Chittagong Hill Tracts.