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Torilis japonica

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Torilis japonica, the Japanese hedge parsley, is a plant species in the genus Torilis. A substance known as torilin can be extracted from the plant and has been shown to be a potent inhibitor of 5 alpha-reductase, the enzyme that converts testosterone to DHT.

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