Leibakngou-manba (Artemisia maritima Linn) is a scandent shrub that grows extensively in Senapati District
. It belongs to the family Wormseed.
The leaf juice is used in acute stomach pain. Smashed leaves are used to relieve abdomen and forehead pains. The flowers produce a commercial ingredient, santonin, which is perfect for intestinal parasites. Bark has antiseptic properties. A decoction yielded from the shrub is recognized as a febrifuge.