Medicinal Plants Species Prioritized By Andaman & Nicobar Medicinal Plant Board Society

AONLA

Emblica officinalis

Medicinal Value:Aphrodisiac, diuretic, laxative, useful in anaemia, jaundice, diabetes, asthma, bronchitis, dyspepcia, haemorrhagic disorders, Bilionsness.

Plant parts Used: Fruit

ASHOKA

Saraca asoca

Plant Parts Used:  Bark

Medicinal Value: Astringent, used in menorrhagia and uterine infection, haemorrhagic dysentery, internal bleeding, bleeding haemorrhoids. 

BAEL

Aegle marmelos

Plant Part Used- Root, leaves, Fruit

Medicinal Value- Roots are sweet, astringent. Used in diarrhoea, dysentery,dyspepsia,cardiopalmus vomiting, fever, gastric irritability in infants,opthalamia,deafness, diabetes, febrifuge, asthmatic complaints,laxative and tonic,good for heart and brain.
ARJUNA

Terminalia arjuna

Plant Part Used- Bark

Medicinal Value : Astringent,Sweet,aphrodisiac.cardiotonic,      expectorant. It is useful in fractures, ulcers asthma,bronchitis,tumours,cirrhosis of the liver and hypertension,diabetes

BRAHMI

Centella asiatica

Plant Part Used- Whole plant

Medicinal Value-Antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, diuretic.It is used in the therapy of fever measles, diarrhoea, constipation, leucorrhoea,jaundice, dysuria, fractures, sprains.

CITRONELLA

Cymbopogan winterianus

Plant parts Used: Whole Plant

Medicinal Value: Treat nausea, diarrhoea, cold headaches,antirheumatic.used as flavoring agent in Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages candy , cakes,baked foods gelatine and meat , meat products

LEMON GRASS

Cymbopogon flexuosus

Plant parts Used: Leaves

Medicinal Value:Headaches,toothaches,baths,fomentations,as a diuretic agent for fever and as an insect repellent.
KALIHARI

Gloriosa superba

Plant parts Used:Tubers, leaves

Medicinal Value:Tonic,antiperiodic,antihelminthic,snakebites, scorpion bites,colic, chronic ulcers, piles,gonorrhoea, parasitic skin diseases ,abortifacient,asthma and gout.

KALMEGH

Plant parts Used: Whole Plant

Andrographis  paniculata
Medicinal Value It is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive properties. The leaves are used in treating dysentry, diarrhoea, enteritis, fever, cough,sorethroat, tonsilitis, bronchitis arthralgia,hypertension.
King of bitters, Chiretta.

PATCHOULI

Pogostemon patchouli

Plant parts Used: Stems & Leaves

Medicinal Value: Treat nausea, diarrhoea, cold headaches,antirheumatic.used as flavoring agent in Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages candy , cakes,baked foods gelatine and meat , meat products.
PIPALI
Piper  longum

Plant parts Used: Dry fruit & Root

Medicinal Value:Alterative, tonic, sedative, vermifuge, used in cough, chronic bronchitis, gout, rheumatism, lumbago, insomnia, epilepsy, anorexia, asthma, piles, dyspepsia, leucoderma.
STEVIA
Stevia rebaudiana

Plant parts Used: Leaves

Medicinal Value: Used as sugar supplement for diabetes.Antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, cardiotonic, diuretic, hypoglycemic,hypotensivetonic, vasodilator

TULSI
Ocimum sanctum

Plant parts Used: Leaves & Whole Plant

Medicinal Value: Aromatic, cough, asthma, fever, digestive, stomachic, demulcent, vermifuge, diaphoretic, expectorant, skin diseases, etc.
VANILLA
Vanilla planifoila

Plant parts Used: Pods

Medicinal Value: Used as sugar supplement for diabetes.Antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, cardiotonic, diuretic, hypoglycemic,hypotensivetonic, vasodilator.