Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Lindera strychnifolia.
Material usesThere are no material uses listed for Lindera strychnifolia.
The fruit is diuretic and vermicidal. A decoction is used in the treatment of abdominal distension, menstrual pain, stomach chills, dysuria, oedema, fungal infections, scabies and worms. The seed is febrifuge.The root is anodyne, antiphlogistic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, diaphoretic, stomachic and tonic. It is used with ginseng (Panax spp.), liquorice (Glycyrrhiza spp) and lignaloes (the report does not say what this is) to form a famous Chinese sedative. The root s used in the treatment of menstrual pain, enuresis, frequent micturation and distension with pain of the lower abdomen.
Cuttings of half-ripe wood, July in a frame.Layering.
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Planted in gardens in the warmer areas of Japan, plants are hardy outdoors in Tokyo if they are protected from cold winds. Plants can be pruned right back to the base if required, though any drastic pruning is best spread over several seasons. Plants in this genus are notably resistant to honey fungus.Dioecious, male and female plants must be grown if seed is required.
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