Overview

Swallowroot (Decalepis hamiltonii) is a shrub that is native to India. The root of the plant is used to make medicine.

Early research suggests swallowroot might act like an antioxidant and might also be able to fight bacteria.

Some people use swallowroot for fever, inflammation (swelling), to stimulate the appetite, and for many other uses, but there is no good scientific evidence to support any use.

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