Chinese Yam

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A tuberous plant commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine
Uses Anorexia, bacterial infections, chronic fatigue, cough, diabetes, diarrhoea, poor digestion, immune defects, nocturnal emissions, purulent discharges, spermatorrhoea, urinary frequency, vaginal discharges, wheezing, and to stimulate internal secretions
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