Lirio, Crinum latifolium Linn., Pink-striped Trumpet Lily
This is my mom's Lirio, a rosette-like herb that arises from an underground bulb. Bulbs and leaves are useful in herbal medicine. Bulbs are used in folkloric medicine to cure rheumatic pain and sprain, juice of leaves for earaches. In Vietnam and Cambodia, this herb is used in treatment of prostate and ovarian cancer. There are studies that suggest potential use of Crinum latifolium for treatment of immunodeficiency such as cancer, leukemia and AIDS. It is also used in cases of hypoxia, tissue regeneration, and hormone balancing. It has anti-tumor, anti-viral properties.
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