Botanical Name: Oplopanax horridus
Botany: Hardy perennial, spiny stem grows to 6 feet tall with a deep taproot. Prickly opposite leaves with compact small white flowers. Related to ginseng.
Temperature: Slightly warm
Tastes: Bitter, sweet
Organs: Lungs, Liver, Nerves, Blood
Traditionally Used to Support:
- Rheumatoid arthritis and autoimmune disorders
- Excessive stress
- Sugar cravings
- Stagnation in the lungs
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