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Medicinal uses supported by clinical data
No information was found.
 
Uses described in pharmacopoeias and well established documents
Used orally for the treatment of diarrhoea and intestinal parasites (7,19).
 
Uses described in traditional medicine
Used orally to treat dyspepsia, sore throat, menorrhagia, leukorrhoea and ulcers (12)

References:
7.  Medicinal plants in China. Manila, World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 1989 (WHO Regional Publications, Western Pacific Series, No. 2).
 
12. Farnsworth NR, NAPRALERT database. Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL (an online database available directly through the University of Illinois at Chicago or through the Scientific and Technical Network [STN] 
of Chemical Abstracts Services), 30 June 2005.
 
19. Pharmacopoeia of the People’s Republic of China Vol. I (English ed.). Beijing, Chemical Industry Press, 2005


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