Trichopus zeylanicus is a rare plant that is native to India. The fruit is used as a food, and the leaves and fruit are sometimes used as medicine.

Some chemicals in Trichopus zeylanicus might stimulate the immune system and improve sex drive.

People use Trichopus zeylanicus for stomach ulcers, sexual problems that prevent satisfaction during sexual activity, obesity, and other purposes, but there is no good scientific evidence to support any use.

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