Corydalis ambigua

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Corydalis ambigua

Chinese medicine
A perennial herb, the root of which contains alkaloids, including corybulbine, corycavadine, isocorybulbine and others. C ambigua is analgesic, antispasmodic, cardiotonic and sedative; it is used for abdominal, arthritic, chest, menstrual, and post-traumatic pain, and for menstrual disorders and traumatic injuries.
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