Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Liquidambar formosana.
The stem is anodyne, antiphlogistic, astringent, balsamic and haemostatic. The resin from the stems is mixed with Rhamnus crenata fruits and used as a suppository for constipation. The stem bark is used in the treatment of fluxes and skin diseases. The fruits are antirheumatic, diuretic and galactogogue. They are used in the treatment of arthritis, lumbago, oedema, oliguria, decreased milk production and skin diseases. The root is used in the treatment of cancerous growths.The resin from the stems is used to treat bleeding boils, carbuncles, toothache and tuberculosis.
Cuttings of half-ripe wood, July/August in a frame. Suckers in early spring.Layering in October/November. Takes 12 months.
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Not all introductions of this species are hardy. The Monticola group, which comes from western Hubei and north-eastern Sichuan, tolerates temperatures lower than -5°c. Young plants are susceptible to frost damage and should be protected for their first few years.This species resents root disturbance, young plants should be pot-grown and be placed in their permanent positions as soon as possible.
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