【Chinese name】Gougancai
【Common name】Chinese Dicliptera
【Latin name】Dicliptera chinensis
【Annual/Perennial】Annual or biennial herbs
【Harvest time, size, shape】Seeds hard, oblate, brown.
【Habitat】Growing in open fields or thin forests.

Dicliptera chinensis

  • 【Plant height】0.3-0.8M
    【Flower】corolla light purple red
    【Blooming period】October to November
    【Fruiting period】February to March next year.
    【Seeding time】in spring
    【Moisture, soil, temperature】Not picky at soil.
    【Medicinal parts】whole plant. Chinese name: Gougancai.
    【Harvest & Processing】Harvested in summer and autumn, washed, used fresh or sundried.
    【Main components】Contains hexatriacontane, stearic acid, lupenone, lupeol, sitostane-4-ene-3-oxo, stigmastane-5-ene-7-

    ono-3 β palmitate, β-sitosterol, oleanolic acid, 3β,16β-stigmastane-4-ene-3-6-diol, 6p hydroxy-stigmastane-4-ene-3-one,

    3β-hydroxy-stigmastane-5-ene-7-one, dehydrovomifoliol and vomifoliol.
    【Pharmacological effect】Bacteriostatic, anti-inflammatory, and antivirotic.
    【Property】Taste sweet, little bitter, cold in nature. Clearing heat, cooling blood, disinhibiting dampness and

    【Cautions】It is contraindicated in case of deficiency cold in the spleen and stomach.

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