Hedyotis diffusa seeds mature in Oct.
【Common name】Spreading Hedyotis
【Latin name】Hedyotis diffusa
【Annual/Perennial】Annual hairless slender herb
Hedyotis diffusa seeds
- 【Harvest time, size, shape】Seed brownish yellow, thin and small, with 3 ridge angles
【Habitat】Growing along humid field edges, on ditch sides, roadsides and grasslands.
【The herbal actual smell and taste】Light smell and bland taste.
【Blooming period】July to September
【Fruiting period】August to October
【Seeding time】In Spring or Autumn
【Moisture, soil, temperature】sufficient sunlight, avoid salt and alkali, clay and swamp, prefers fertile sandy loam
【Medicinal parts】entire plant with roots. Chinese name: Baihuasheshecao.
【Harvest & Processing】Collected in summer and autumn, sun-dried or used fresh.
【Main components】Contains asperuloside, organic acids and its esters, including asperulosidic acid,
deacetylasperulosidicacid, scandoside, scandodide methyl ester, etc; anthraquinones: 2-methyl-3-methoxyanthraquinone, 2-
methyl-3-hvdroxy-4-methoxyanthraquinone, etc; triterpenes: ursolic acid, β-sitosterol, oleanolic acid, and flavonoid
【Pharmacological effect】Anti-tumor and anti-inflammatory.
【Property】Bittersweet, cold, non-toxic. Clearing heat, detoxifying and inducing urination.
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