Gynura pinnatifida

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Gynura pinnatifida

Chinese medicine
A perennial herb, the root of which is highly regarded in traditional Chinese medicine for haemostasis and rapid healing of wounds; it is anti-inflammatory, astringent and haemostatic, and used for internal and external haemorrhage, epistaxis, bleeding ulcers, hepatitis, liver and intestinal cancer and bloodshot eyes.
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