bupleurum is a plant. human beings use the root for remedy.

bupleurum is used for respiratory infections, which include the flu (influenza), swine flu, the commonplace cold, bronchitis, and pneumonia; and symptoms of those infections, which includes fever and cough.

a few humans use bupleurum for digestion problems together with indigestion, diarrhea, and constipation.

girls occasionally use it for premenstrual syndrome (pms) and painful intervals (dysmenorrhea).

bupleurum is likewise used for fatigue, headache, ringing in the ears (tinnitus), hassle snoozing (insomnia), depression, liver disorders, and loss of appetite (anorexia).

other makes use of include treatment of most cancers, malaria, chest pain (angina), epilepsy, pain, muscle cramps, joint ache (rheumatism), allergies, ulcers, hemorrhoids, and high cholesterol.

bupleurum is covered in lots of natural mixture merchandise. as an instance, it's miles protected in a chinese herbal formulation used for treating a blood disease known as thrombocytopenic purpura and in a japanese herbal method (sho-saiko-to, tj-nine, xiao-chai-hu-tang) used for treating various persistent liver sicknesses inclusive of hepatitis. sho-saiko-to is currently being evaluated in a section ii trial at memorial sloan-kettering cancer middle to be used in treating hepatitis c.

bupleurum is likewise used in aggregate with panax ginseng and licorice to assist stimulate adrenal gland function, specially in sufferers with a history of long-time period use of corticosteroid tablets.

other names:
bei chai hu, bupleuri, bupleurum chinese, upleurum chinense, bupleurum exaltatum, bupleurum falcatum, bupleurum fruticosum, bupleurum longifolium, bupleurum multinerve, bupleurum octoradiatum, bupleurum rotundifolium, bupleurum scorzonerifolium.

inadequate evidence to fee effectiveness for:
the not unusual bloodless.
ringing in the ears.
liver issues.
blood problems.
stimulating the immune gadget.
other conditions.

more evidence is wanted to rate the effectiveness of bupleurum for these uses.