In TCM, it is an herb known as Yi Yi Ren used to clear Dampness and inference with the digestive system. Assists in removing water retention as it promotes urination. The seeds are sometimes cooked or used as a flour/bread base. The roots have been used in the treatment of menstrual disorders.
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