Herb latin name: Tetrastigma hemsleyanum
Family: Vitaceae (Grape Family)
Medicinal use of Tetrastigma hemsleyanum:The root tuber is depurative and febrifuge. It stimulates blood circulation and relaxes the muscles. The root is used in the treatment of diphtheria, boils and ulcers, traumatic bleeding, snakebites, rheumatoid aches and pains in the backs and legs. It is used internally in decoction, or the crushed root can be used externally as a poultice.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Shady and moist places in montane forests, climbing on trees or cliff walls.
Propagation of Tetrastigma hemsleyanum:Seed -
Cultivation of the herb:Shady and moist places in montane forests, climbing on trees or cliff walls.
Known hazards of Tetrastigma hemsleyanum:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.