creeping lilyturf

creeping lilyturf

Chinese medicine
A perennial herb, the root of which is anti-inflammatory, antitussive, cardiotonic, diuretic and emollient; it is used for poor circulation, cough, diabetes mellitus, hypoglycaemia, haemoptysis, shortness of breath, and recuperation from labor, surgery and disease.
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But grass-like groundcovers such as Liriope (creeping lilyturf) are well-suited to much of the country and needs mowing just once a year, she says.