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.
    【Plant height】4-10M
    【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.

    Mark: As for all the herbs we supply here, all the medicinal information is only for your reference. Please consult with prefessional doctors for any application. Naturix-Seeds will not be responsible for any medicinal effects.