Arctium lappa seeds mature in Sept.
【Common name】Great Burdock, Burdock, Greater Burdock
【Latin name】Arctium lappa
【Blooming period】June to August
【Fruiting period】August to October
【Seeding time】in spring
Arctium lappa seeds
- 【Medicinal parts】roots, cauline leaves and fruits.
【Harvest & Processing】Roots: excavated root grown for more than 2 year in October and sun-dried. Cauline leaf: collected in June to September, sun-dried, or used
fresh. Fruit: partial collected when fruits turn taupe from July to August, heaped up for 2-3 days, sundried, threshed, cleaned and completely dried.
【Main components】Roots contain derivatives of guaianolide, such as lappaphen-A, lappaphen-B, etc., lignins, such as arctigenin, neoareB, lappaolA, etc., sulphur
alkyne, chlorogenic acids, flvonoids, phenolic acids, sterols, etc. leaves contain sesquiterpenoids, such as onopordopicrin, etc., phenolic acids, such as caffeic
acid, isochlorogenic acid, veratric acid, etc. fruits and seeds contain lignins, such as arctiin, (lappaolA, B, C, D, E, F, H, neoarctin A, etc.
【Pharmacological effects】Root: growth-promoting. Fruit: immunity-enhancing and anti-tumor, and anti-mutation.
【Property】Root: little sweet, cool. Stem leaves: bitter, little sweet, cool. Fruits: pungent, bitter, cold. Roots: removing wind- heat, dispersing swelling and
detoxifying. Cauline leaf: clearing heat, removing restlessness, dispersing swelling and checking pain. Fruits: removing wind-heat, ventilating lung, promoting
eruption, benefiting pharynx, removing stasis, detoxifying and dispersing swelling.
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