Overview

Tree of heaven is a plant. The dried bark from the trunk and root are sometimes used in folk medicine.

Tree of heaven is used for diarrhea, asthma, cramps, epilepsy, fast heart rate, gonorrhea, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

In manufacturing, tree of heaven is used as insecticide.

How does it work ?

Some researchers think that chemicals in the bark of tree of heaven may have drying effects, decrease fever, and decrease spasms. Other chemicals found in tree of heaven might kill worms and parasites and have some effects against cancer cells.

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