Commelina communis seeds mature in Oct.
【Common name】Dayflower, Common Dayflower, Common Day Flower
【Latin name】Commelina communis
【Harvest time, size, shape】 Seeds 2-3mm long, surface uneven, with white dots.
【Habitat】Growing in dank places at altitude 100-2,400m, ditch sides, roadsides, ridge, near house and in the corner, on mountain slopes and in tussock of forest edges.
Commelina communis seeds
- 【Flower】deep blue
【Blooming period】July to September
【Fruiting period】September to October
【Seeding time】in spring
【Sun/Shade】sun or half shade
【Moisture, soil, temperature】Wide adaptability, prefers moderate climate and high air humidity, drought resistant, Not picky at soil.
【Medicinal parts】entire plant. Chinese name: Yazhicao.
【Harvest & Processing】From June and July, collected entire plant when flowering, used fresh or dried in shade.
【Main components】Entire plant contains joliolide, friedelin, β-sitosterol, dancosterol, mannose and n-triacontanol. Aboveground parts contain 1-carbomethoxy-β-carboline, harman and norharman. Petal contains anthocyanin, flavocommelin and commelinin, etc.
【Pharmacological effect】Antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antalgic and antitussive.
【Property】Sweet, cold, tasteless. Clearing heat, detoxifying and inducing urination.
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