[source] it is the branch and leaf of Malus sessiliflorus, a Rosaceae plant. See papaya for plant morphology.
[nature and taste] Compendium: "sour, astringent, warm, non-toxic. "
[function and indications] bielu: "it can control dampness, block evil Qi, vomit cholera, and turn tendons continuously. "
[selected formula] for infantile dysentery: boiled papaya leaf drink. (Qian Jin Fang)
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