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Chinese Honey Locust Tree Seeds (Gleditsia sinensis) 5+Seeds

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Gleditsia sinensis is a species of flowering plant native to Asia.

In China, the Gleditsia sinensisit plant is commonly known as zào jiá (Chinese: 皂荚). The English equivalents include includes Chinese honey locust (or Chinese honeylocust), soap bean and soap pod.

Traditional medicine
It is one of the alleged "50 fundamental herbs" used in traditional Chinese medicine. Gleditsia sinensis has been used in China for at least 2000 years as a detergent. The thorns of Gleditsia sinensis are used as a medicinal herb in China and Korea and may have antitumor properties. The thorns of Gleditsia sinensis LAM. (Leguminosae) have been used in traditional medicine for the treatment of inflammatory diseases including swelling, suppuration, carbuncle and skin diseases.

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