Gynostemma pentaphyllum seeds mature in Dec.
【Common name】Fiveleaf Gynostemma
【Latin name】Gynostemma pentaphyllum
【Annual/Perennial】Herbaceous climbing plant
【Harvest time, size, shape】Seed ovate heart shaped, greyish brown, both surfaces with galactoid processes
Gynostemma pentaphyllum seeds
- 【Flower】corolla white or light green
【Blooming period】March to November
【Fruiting period】April to December
【Seeding time】in spring
【Moisture, soil, temperature】prefers shade, fertile sandy loam
【Medicinal parts】 entire plant. Chinese name: Jiaogulan.
【Harvest & Processing】Collected 3-4 times every year in summer and autumn, well washed, and sun-dried.
【Main components】Mainly contains dammarane tetracyclic triterpenoid saponins, such as gynosaponin TN-1 and TN-2, etc; flavonoids, such as rutin, ombuoside and ombuin, etc.
【Property】Bitter, little sweet, cool. Clearing heat, detoxifying and tonifying deficiency.
【Pharmacological effects】Mainly indicated for weakness and debilitation, nephrasthenia emission, leucopenia, hyperlipemia, virus hepatitis, chronic gastroenteritis, chronic tracheitis.
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