Growth Habit: Undershrub
Tribal Name: Belai lengur (Chakma)
An undershrub. Leaves 1 or 3-foliolate; leaflets 2-6, lateral much smaller than the terminal, oblong-elliptic. Racemes panicled. Pods brown, puberulous.
A leaf extract is taken, and a paste of the leaves is applied to the whole body, for the treatment of hysteria by the Chakma.
Exactly the same methods of use were reported for the treatment of hysteria by the Tanchangya.
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Cox's Bazar.
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