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Urceola micrantha is a Evergreen Climber up to 50.00 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine..
E. Asia - China.
Valleys, stream edges and shrub thickets[
]. Mixed forests, brushwoods at elevations from 300 - 1000 metres[
We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy outdoors in Britain, though judging by its native range it could possibly succeed outdoors at least in the milder areas of the country.
The roots and the mature vine are carminative and blood tonic[
]. A decoction is used in the treatment of rheumatoid numbness and pain, lumbago due to deficient kidney function, strained back muscles, fractures, torsion injuries and haemorrhage due to wound injuries[
]. The bark and roots are used for the treatment of infantile paralysis, rheumatalgia, injury, and fractures[