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Tetrapanax Papyrifer Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Tetrapanax Papyrifer
Glycemic Index / Load
Rice Paper Plant
Botanical Name
Tetrapanax Papyriferus
Chinese Name
Tong Cao

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Tetrapanax Papyrifer Cures


Action of Tetrapanax Papyrifer

Nutrients in Tetrapanax Papyrifer

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Tetrapanax Papyrifer

Nature of
Tetrapanax Papyrifer


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Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Tetrapanax Papyrifer

Avoid its use during pregnancy.
It may cause
Epigastric Hernia
High Cholesterol

Drug Interaction :
If you are taking Tetrapanax Papyrifer then do not take Diuretic medications.
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Tetrapanax Papyrifer is a shrub.
It is perennial.
It grows in tropical, subtropical regions.
It grows up to 5 M.
Best used for clearing heat, Dampness, Stimulates milk secretion.

In TCM :
Tetrapanax Papyrifer Pith : Tong Cao
Meridians associated : Lung and Stomach


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Materia Medica for Tetrapanax Papyrifer

Tetrapanax Papyrifer General

The pith of Tetrapanax Papyrifer or Rice Paper Plant is Deobstruent, Diuretic, Febrifuge, Galactagogue, Sedative and Vemifuge. The polysaccharides in Tetrapanax Papyrifer are Antioxidant and Immunomodulating in nature.
It clears damp. It promotes Diuresis. It treats scanty dark urine or Stanguria due to heat and dampness in the Bladder. It increases the flow of Urine.
It is effective in the treatment of Oedema. It is Diuretic in nature. It increases the urinary excretion of Potassium in the Body.
It promotes milk secretion or Lactation. It treats clogged milk duct.
It promotes Blood circulation. It is used in the treatment of Jue Syndrome.
It increases the Liver fat metabolism. It lowers Blood lipid.
It promotes Calcium absorption in the Body.
It treats Nasal Congestion.
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Lounette Brown ( Florida, USA )
24 Sep 2017
Does anyone know if the leaves of Tetrapanax papyrifer (Araliaceae) - Rice paper tree is edible?. If yes, how is it prepared?
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