Porcupine Bezoar is believed by the hill tribes in southern China and South East Asia traditional chinese medicine practitioners to be anthelmintic, antifungal, antidiabetic, antibacterial, and antiviral.

Its magnificent medical effect has been tried and tested by the locals for a very long period of time in treating many kinds of illnesses and diseases, especially the chronic and terminal diseases, e.g. tumours and cancers.