Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Corydalis yanhusuo.
Material usesThere are no material uses listed for Corydalis yanhusuo.
The root is analgesic, antiseptic, antispasmodic and sedative. It has traditionally been used to lower pain and strengthen the circulation. It is used in the treatment of a wide range of ailments including lumbago, dysmenorrhoea, hernia, chest pains, insomnia and traumatic injuries. The root is harvested in late spring or early summer, once the top growth has died down, and is dried for later use.Various extracts from the plant have shown antitussive, cardiotonic, hypotensive and anticancer activity.
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Prefers a moist, well-drained rather light soil, thriving in semi-shade. Grows well in a woodland garden or peat bed.Plants seem to be immune to the predations of rabbits.
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- Unknown part (Analgesic)
- Unknown part (Antiseptic)
- Unknown part (Antispasmodic)
- Unknown part (Antitussive)
- Unknown part (Cancer)
- Unknown part (Cardiotonic)
- Unknown part (Hypotensive)
- Unknown part (Sedative)
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