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Halerpestes sarmentosa is a
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine..
E. Asia - eastern Russia.
The stem and leaves are used in Tibetan medicine where they are considered to have a sweet taste and a neutral potency[
]. They are anti-inflammatory, diuretic and febrifuge[
]. They are used in the treatment of inflammation of the ureters, pain in the joints due to arthritis, gout and retention of bodily fluids[