Thunder God Vine

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What other names is Thunder God Vine known by?

Huang-T'eng Ken, Lei Gong Teng, Lei-Kung T'eng, Taso-Ho-Hua, Threewingnut, Tonnerre de la Vigne de Dieu, Tripterigium Wilfordii, Tripterygium wilfordii, Vigne du Tonnerre Divin, Yellow Vine.

What is Thunder God Vine?

Thunder god vine is an herb. Its leaves and root are used to make medicine.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Male contraception, menstrual pain, multiple sclerosis (MS), abscesses, boils, lupus erythematosus (SLE), HIV/AIDS, and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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