Description. The word saphora comes from Latin, and to Latin it once came from Greek. It seems that the herb comes from some Mediterranean countries. But in fact this plant is native to China and Japan. In these countries Saphora is considered to be a sacred plant. The most important substance in Saphora Japonica is rutin, which strengthens vessels and reduces their fragility. Ascorbic acid used simultaneously with saphora, intensifies this effect. In Chinese medicine the herb is used as a resolvent, decongestant and as a styptic agent. It is used for internal and nasal bleeding. Chinese doctors consider that the plant helps to prevent a stroke. Use. Being bitter in taste and cold in nature, sophora fruit has similar effects as sophora flower but weaker in stopping bleeding and stronger in clearing heat and fire. With the effect of loosing the bowels to relieve constipation, sophora fruit is an important herb to treat hemorrhoidal bleeding. In addition, it can also be used to treat headache, conjunctival congestion and other symptoms due to flaming-up of the liver-fire. Pregnant women should be careful to use sophora fruit.
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