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In traditional medicine, the root is anti inflammatory, antiallergic, aphrodisiac, pectoral and stimulant. It is used as a tonic in Korea to increase stamina and also as an expectorant [Medicinal Plants in the Republic of Korea World Health Organisation, Manila 1998].

Liriope muscari

Genus: Liriope
Species: muscari
Common names: Big Blue Lily Turf
Distribution summary: China, Taiwan, Japan
Habit: Perennial
Garden status: Currently grown
Garden location: Far East (L)
Reason for growing: Medicinal

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