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Ministry of Health Indigenous Medicine, Probation and Child Care and Woman Affairs
Home Medicinal Plants

Medicinal Plants

Common Medicinal Plants in Uva Province

Name Family Uses
Aruda
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Rutaceae
Ruta graveolence
Phlem diseases, Specially good for childrens , Pain killer action, Dysmennoria, Urine incontinence
Iriweriya
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Lamiaceae
Plectranthus zelanicus
Fever, Vomiting, Diarrohoea, Leucoderma
Kapparawlliya
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Lamiaceae
Plectranthus amboinicus
Cough, Chronic cough, Asthma, Urinary calculie, Urine incontinence, Urine infections
Malitha
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Lythraceae
Woodfordia fruticosa
Skin diseases, Diahorrea, Diabetics, Skin rashes, Leuchorrea
Vanaraja
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Orchidaseae
Anoectochilus setaceus
Treatment of snake bites
Heen bowitia
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Melastomataceae
Osbeckia octandra
Diabetes, Haemorroides, Liver diseases
Bobu Symplocaceae
Symplocos cohinchinensis
Urinary calculi, Bone fractures
Kochmota Eriocaulon
Eriocaulon ceylanicum
Liver diseases, Urinary tract infections, Leucorrhoea
Kehipitthan
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Menispermaceae
Cyclea pellata
Snake bites, Gastric ulcers, Urinary infections
Buthsarana Cannaceae
Canna indica
Snake bites, Constipation, Liver diseases
 
 
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