Chinese Happy Tree

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Plant Family: Nyssaceae

Botanical Name: Camptotheca acuminata

Alternative Name: Happy tree, cancer tree, or tree of life

Medicinal Uses:

  • Common colds, Psoriasis, Liver problems and Digestive problems.
  • Brain tumors, Liver cancer, Cancer in the Gastrointestinal tract, Leukemia and other cancers.


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