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:
Small shrub, 0.6-1.3 m high; branches spreading and often zigzag, 4-angled. Leaves sessile, elliptic-lanceolate or ovate-oblong, those of the same pair often very unequal, 7.5-25 cm long, acuminate, serrulate, pubescent on both surfaces, base auricled. Spikes 7.5-12.5 cm long, mostly terminal and solitary. Flower pale blue, 2.5 cm long.
The pounded leaves are rubbed on the body during the cold stages of intermittent fever.
Retutn to Medicinal Plants: Part S