Fallopia multiflora seeds mature in Oct.
【Common name】Tuber Fleece Flower, Multiflower Knotweed, Climbing Smartweed
【Latin name】Fallopia multiflora, Polygonum multiflorum
【Annual/Perennial】Perennial winding vines

Fallopia multiflora seeds

  • 【Habitat】Growing in grasslands, on roadsides, hillsides, rock crevices and bushes. Can be cultivated.
    【The herbal actual smell and taste】Slight smell, slightly bitter, sweet and astringent.
    【Blooming period】August to September
    【Fruiting period】September to October.
    【Seeding time】in spring
    【Moisture, soil, temperature】prefers moderate and moist climate, loose and fertile sandy loam, avoid salt and alkali, clay and swamp.
    【Medicinal parts】tuber and cane. Chinese Name: Heshouwu (tuber); Yejiaoteng (cane).
    【Harvest & Processing】Tuber: cut at both ends, washed, large one cut into pieces, and dried. Cane: after leaves removed, bundled up and dried.
    【Main components】Contains emodin and so on.
    【Pharmacological effect】Blood-lipid-lowering and anti-atherosclerosis, immunity-enhancing, aging-deferring, superoxide dismutase (SOD)-level-increasing, and antibacterial.
    【Property】 Fresh: bitter, sweet, astringent, warm. Processed: bitter, sweet, astringent, warm. Yejiaoteng: sweet, normal. Fresh: detoxifying, dispersing abscesses, relaxing the bowels. Processed: Tonifying the liver and the kidneys, boosting essence and blood, hair darkening, sinew and bone strengthening. Yejiaoteng: nourishing the heart to tranquilize, dispelling wind to free the collateral vessels.
    【Cautions】 Stir-baked Shou Wu is contraindicated for accumulated damp-phlegm because of its astringent properties and its strongly tonifying action. Raw He Shou Wu is contraindicated for loose stool because it can smooth stool.

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