Strobilanthes auriculatus Nees

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 3

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scientific name

Strobilanthes auriculatus Nees
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Strobilanthes auriculatus Nees 

Names.

Myanmar: hmaw-yan, paung-thaung, saingnan. English: Mexican petunia.

Range.

Tropical Asia. Widely distributed in Myanmar.

Uses.

Whole plant: Used as an antidote for snake poison. Leaf: Used to treat intermittent fever.

Note.

In India "Pounded leaves are rubbed onto the body during the cold period of an intermittent fever." ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).