Polygonalum cirrhifolium

(redirected from mountain ginger)

Polygonalum cirrhifolium

Chinese medicine
A perennial herb, the root of which is demulcent and tonic; it is used to retard ageing, build bones, increase semen production, and to treat arthritis, male infertility, malnutrition and general weakness.
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Working with the Dzeodokha community in Loggchina gewog, Chhukha, the project is helping with the cultivation of mountain ginger (Zingibercassumunar), which grows well on its relatively fertile soil conditions and low altitude.