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: Cheodhima (Chakma); Paicha, Sattari (Marma).
Description of the Plant:
An erect undershrub, 0.6-1.2 m high with thickish stems. Leaves opposite, 16.5 cm or more long, broadly elliptic or obovate acute, minutely dentate, base cuneate, whitened beneath, above tawny, silkily wooly, afterwards glabrate, beneath densely cinnamoneous-woolly, afterwards glabrate. Flowers rose-purple, in umbellate cymes in the lower axills. Berry 6 mm diam.
Leaf extract alleviates coughs in children. (Yusuf et al. 2009).
Chittagong and Sylhet.
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