Oxytropis falcate

Last Updated: November 18, 2022

Oxytropis Falcate (Edaxia) is a herb deemed the 'King of Herbs' in Tibetan medicine, but despite its acclaim it is highly underresearched. Appeared to have potential potent painkilling effects and contains phenethylamines.


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Oxytropus falcate is a fairly odd herb, with a large degree of renown in Tibetan medicine (where it is referred to as the King of Herbs) yet highly underresearched; its composition appeared to be well characterized, although not quantified, but currently there is a single rat study assessing topical pain-killing and anti-inflammatory effects and no human studies.

Not much can be said about this herb right now.

What else is Oxytropis falcate known as?
Note that Oxytropis falcate is also known as:
  • Edaxia
  • Locoweed (in reference to the Genus)
Dosage information

Not enough evidence currently exists to recommend dosages for human usage

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