Blumea hongkongensis Vaniot
Blumea lessingii Merr.
Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Growth Habit: Shrub
Tribal Name: Monchoytta, Tora gas (Chakma).
A tall erect herb. Leaves subsessile, oblong, oblong-lanceolate to oblong-linear, serrate or dentate with mucronate teeth.Heads more or less sessile or shortly pedunculate in dense cluster terminal panicles.
A paste prepared from leaves of Phrynium imbricatum, Blumea clarkei and an unidentified species (locally called Khedom gas) is applied to affected areas and bandaged for the treatment of fractures. Pills prepared from leaves are taken thrice daily for the treatment of jaundice (Chakma).
The Chakmas prepare pills from the leaf paste for the treatment of jaundice, which are given thrice daily.
Blumea clarkei Hooker, f.
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts.
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