Herb latin name: Millettia dielsiana


Family: Leguminosae



Medicinal use of Millettia dielsiana:

The stem bark is used in the treatment of anaemia and rheumatoid muscular aches. The root and stem are decocted in water and used in the treatment of anaemia, dysmenorrhoea, infantile paralysis, myalgia, numbness of the limbs, rheumatism and wet dreams.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Deciduous
Shrub

Height:
5 m
(16 feet)

Flovering:
July to
September

Habitat of the herb:

Edges of mixed woods and thicket on slopes, 800-2500 m. Anhui, Fujian, S Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, S Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang.

Edible parts of Millettia dielsiana:

Seed. No more details are given.

Propagation of the herb:

Pre-soak the seed for 12 hours in warm water and sow in a greenhouse in spring. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Layering in spring. Cuttings of half-ripe wood with the leaves removed, July/August in moist sand in a frame.

Cultivation of Millettia dielsiana:

Edges of mixed woods and thicket on slopes, 800-2500 m. Anhui, Fujian, S Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, S Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang.

Known hazards of Millettia dielsiana:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.