Myrica cerifera MT has marked action on the liver with jaundice, and mucous membranes. It is used for persistent sleeplessness in jaundice. Research has proved that myricadiol has a mild effect on potassium-sodium levels, whereas myricitrin is an anti-bacterial. It helps strengthen resistance to infection. Reports of its benefits have also come in case of IBS. It is also used in cases of diarrhoea, dysentery, convulsions, and topically for bleeding gums.
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