Health benefits of Anemarrhena

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Health benefits of Anemarrhena
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Native to Japan and the northern regions of China, anemarrhena is an herb that has been used for 2,000 years in traditional Asian medicine. Anemarrhena belongs to the lily family, and the dried rhizome is the part of the plant that is used medically.

Health benefits of Anemarrhena

Anemarrhena is said by traditional Chinese medicine to have cooling properties and is used to treat health disorders related to excessive heat and dryness. It brings relief for fevers, hot flashes, intense thirst, and heat in the lungs from dry coughing, and it also relaxes tension. Anemarrhena has been used as an anti-inflammatory, antibacterial substance that helps to slow the progress of tuberculosis, treat the chronic coughing associated with bronchitis, heal infections of the bladder associated with urinary tract infections, reduce nocturnal emissions, and decrease an excessively high sex drive.

Precautions for taking Anemarrhena

Those suffering from diarrhea should not use anemarrhena.

Bladder Infection (UTI) 
Chronic Cough
Hot Flashes - Alternative Treatments
Urinary tract infection (UTI)