Asparagus Cochinchinensis seeds asparagi Cochinensis Tian Men Dong
The dried root is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, antiseptic, antitussive, diuretic, expectorant, nervine, sialagogue, stomachic, nervous stimulant and tonic. It is taken internally in the treatment of fevers, debility, sore throats, coughs, tuberculosis and bronchitis. Also used as a purifier for detox. Except for its use in traditionalthe plant is also used as insecticide because it exterminates the larvae of flies and mosquitoes.