Overview

Pagoda tree (Styphnolobium japonicum) is a plant found in China, Japan, and Korea. The flowers, buds, and fruit are used in traditional medicine.

Pagoda tree contains chemicals similar to those found in soy. These chemicals might help with symptoms of menopause. Chemicals in pagoda tree might also reduce swelling and slow the growth of prostate tissue.

People use pagoda tree for hemorrhoids, symptoms of menopause, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

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