Hygrophila phlomoides 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

Hygrophila phlomoides Nees
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Hygrophila phlomoides Nees 

Names.

Myanmar: hsay-dan, meegyaung-kun-hpat, migyaung-kunbat. English: Burma linseed.

Range.

Temperate Asia: China and Tropical Asia: Indian subcontinent. In Myanmar, found in Bago, Taninthayi, and Yangon.

Uses.

Seed: Used for making medicines to cure sore eyes, for flatulence, and for discoloration and fungal infections of the skin. Crushed and used as a poultice over festering and long-standing sores.

Notes.

In India the leaf is used for boils and headache ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991).

In East and Southeast Asia, primarily the leaves are used for poulticing fresh wounds, sprained limbs, swellings, abscesses, boils, and headache ( Perry 1980).

Reference.

Agricultural Corporation (1980).