Cornus officinalis seeds mature in Oct.
【Common name】Medical Dogwood, Japanese Dogwood, Common Macrocarpium, Japanese Cornal Dogwood, Dogwood, Japanese Cornal, Medicinal Cornel, Japanese Cornelian Cherry
【Latin name】Cornus officinalis
【Annual/Perennial】Deciduous trees or shrubs
Cornus officinalis seeds
- 【Habitat】Growing in forest edge or forest at altitude 400-1,500m and even 2,100m.
【Best quality】Thick flesh, soft, purplish red.
【The herbal actual smell and taste】Slight smell, sour, astringent, slightly bitter.
【Blooming period】March to April
【Fruiting period】September to October
【Seeding time】in spring
【Medicinal parts】dried mature sarcocarp. Chinese name: Shanzhuyu.
【Harvest & Processing】Collected fruits in late autumn and early winter when the pericarp become red and dried with soft fire or slightly heated in boiling water, timely removed the kernel, and sun-dried.
【Main components】Mainly contains tannin and glucosides: medical dogwood 1, 2, 3, tannins and cornuside, etc.
【Pharmacological effect】Anti-inflammatory, effective on hemorrhagic shock, platelet-aggregation-inhibiting, anti-bacterial, antifatigue, hypoxia-resistant, and memory-inhibiting; toxic.
【Property】Sour, harsh, little warm. Tonifying liver and kidney, restraining semen and solidifying collapse.
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