Morinda officinalis, also known as Indian mulberry is a plant in the Morinda genus.
The root of M. officinalis (Chinese: 巴戟天; pinyin: ba ji tian) is used in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). It was first described in Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing. In TCM it is indicated in the case of kidney yang deficiency and associated impotence, weak tendons and bones, presence of wind and dampness.
It is known as ba kich in Vietnamese.
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