Ailanthus altissima

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Ailanthus altissima

Chinese medicine
A rapid-growing tree used in traditional Chinese herbal medicine, every part of which has been used for some ailment, including mental illness, insomnia, boils and abscesses, dysentery, intestinal haemorrhage, menorrhagia, spermatorrhea, malaria, arrhythmias, asthma and epilepsy. It is said to downregulate the immune system.
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