Celastrus orbiculatus seeds mature in Oct.
【Common name】Oriental Bittersweet, Round-leaved Staff Tree
【Latin name】Celastrus orbiculatus
【Annual/Perennial】Deciduous climbing shrubs
【Habitat】Growing on hills, ravines and thickets of hillslopes.
【Blooming period】April to May
【Fruiting period】September to October
【Seeding time】in spring
【Moisture, soil, temperature】Prefers sunlight, shaderesistant, drought resistant, moist resistant. Not picky at soil. Prefers fertile sandy loam. Wide adaptability.
Celastrus orbiculatus seeds
- 【Medicinal parts】roots, canes, leaves, and fruits. Chinese name: roots: Nanshetenggen. Cane: Nansheteng. Leaves: Shetengye. Fruits: Nanshetengguo.
【Harvest & Processing】Roots: harvested in autumn, used fresh or sun-dried. Vines: harvested in spring and autumn, used fresh or cut into segments and sun-dried. Leaves: harvested in spring and sun-dried. Fruits: picked when fruits mature from Sept- Oct and sun-dried.
【Main components】Menispermum dauricum contains sesquiterpenoids: 1α, 2α, 8β-triacetoxy-9β-cinnamoyloxy-β-dihydro agarofuran, etc, and also flavan-3-ols.
【Pharmacological effect】Cane: blood-vessels-dilating.
【Property】Root: bitter, pungent, neutral. Stem vine: bitter, pungent, little warm. Leaves: bitter, pungent, neutral. Fruit: sweet, little bitter, neutral. Roots: dissipating stasis and stimulating the menstrual slow, dispelling wind and removing dampness, regulating blood circulation and reducing swelling. Cane dissipating stasis and stimulating the menstrual slow, dispelling wind and removing dampness, regulating blood circulation and detoxifying. Leaves: dissipating stasis and stimulating the menstrual slow, dispelling wind and removing dampness, regulating blood circulation for stopping pain. Fruits: calming mental state by nourishing the heart and regulating blood to alleviate pain.
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