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Tetrastigma hemsleyanum is a Perennial Climber
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine..
E. Asia - China.
Shady and moist places in montane forests, climbing on trees or cliff walls[
The root tuber is depurative and febrifuge[
]. It stimulates blood circulation and relaxes the muscles[
]. The root is used in the treatment of diphtheria, boils and ulcers, traumatic bleeding, snakebites, rheumatoid aches and pains in the backs and legs[
]. It is used internally in decoction, or the crushed root can be used externally as a poultice.