Fibraurea recisa is a large, woody vine with climbing stems that can be 10 metres or more long[
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine.
E. Asia - southern China (Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan), Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia
A decoction of the roots is used in the treatment of a range of conditions including ophthalmia, furunculosis, prurigo, enteritis, gastritis, cystitis, dysentery and fever[
The powdered roots, combined with alum, are applied topically in the treatment of purulent otitis[
The roots and stems are harvested in autumn, then after being well washed are cut into suitable sizes and dried in the sun or in dryers[
The roots yield several alkaloids, including palmatine, jatrorrhizine, columbamine, and berberine[
The wood is bright yellw[
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