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Persicaria odorata aka rau răm or Vietnamese coriander


Propagate : cuttings

Light : sunny

Water : once a day

Soil : good drainage

Fertilizer : twice a month


The leaves are used as a diuretic, stomachic, febrifuge and anti-aphrodisiac. The fresh leaves appear to have abortifacient properties

Treat snake bite : Juice prepared from the crushed leaves is taken as an antidote against poisonous snake bite treat fever, vomiting, ringworm and phagedaena : the leaves can be crushed into a paste and externally applied.

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