Gentiana macrophylla seeds mature in Oct.
【Common name】Qinjiu, Largeleaf Gentian
【Latin name】Gentiana macrophylla
【Harvest time, size, shape】Seed elliptic, brown and glossy, with thin net vein.
【Seeds NO.】0.28 g/ 1000 Seeds
【Habitat】Growing along river beaches, roadsides, ditch sides, grasslands of mountain slopes, in meadow, forests and forest edges.
Gentiana macrophylla seeds
- 【Plant height】0.6M
【The herbal actual smell and taste】Special smell, bitter and slightly astringent taste.
【Blooming period】July to September
【Fruiting period】August to October.
【Medicinal parts】roots. Chinese name: Qinjiao.
【Harvest & Processing】Excavated in spring and summer, removed cauline leaves, sun-dried to soft, heaped up to emit heat naturally, sun-dried when the inside of the root become flesh red. Or sun-dried the roots directly after excavated.
【Main components】Root contains Gentianine, gentianidine, Gentiopieroside, gentiopicroside and swertiamarin.
【Pharmacological effect】Anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving, anti-allergic shock, antihistamine and having effect on cardiac and blood pressure; toxic.
【Property】Bitter, pungent, little cold. Removing wind-damp, relaxing meridians, clearing deficient heat, inducing urination and removing jaundice.
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