Material usesThere are no material uses listed for Polygala tenuifolia.
The root is antibacterial, cardiotonic, cerebrotonic, expectorant, haemolytic, hypotensive, sedative and tonic. It acts mainly as a tonic for the heart and kidney energies. It is taken internally in the treatment of coughs with profuse phlegm, bronchitis, insomnia, palpitations, poor memory, anxiety, depression and nervous tension. Externally it is used to treat boils and carbuncles. The root is harvested in the autumn and dried for later use.The leaves are used as a tonic for the kidneys.
Division.Cuttings of young shoots in a frame in late spring.
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- Leaves (Unknown use)
- Root (Unknown use)
- Unknown part (Cardiotonic)
- Unknown part (Expectorant)
- Unknown part (Haemolytic)
- Unknown part (Kidney)
- Unknown part (Sedative)
- Unknown part (Tonic)
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