【Common name】Beijing Spurge, Peking Euphorbia
【Latin name】Euphorbia pekinensis
【Harvest time, size, shape】Seeds orbicularovate, about 2.6mm long, 1.5-2mm wide, surface smooth, greyish brown.
【Habitat】Growing in grass, on roadsides, slopes, wastelands and in rather dank forests.
- 【The herbal actual smell and taste】Light smell, slightly bitter and astringent taste.
【Blooming period】June to September
【Fruiting period】July to October
【Seeding time】in spring
【Sun/Shade】 half shade
【Moisture, soil, temperature】prefers moderate climate and high air humidity, cold resistant, drought resistant. Not picky at soil. fertile sandy loam.
【Medicinal parts】roots. Chinese name: Daji
【Harvest & Processing】 Excavated in autumn and winter, washed, and sun-dried.
【Main components】Mainly contains triterpene (euphorbon, etc.), alkaloids and euphorbia A, B, C, etc.
【Pharmacological effect】Purgative, diuretic and decompressive.
【Property】Bitter, cold, toxic. Expelling water and drink.
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