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 are other names for Oxytropis falcate

    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