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Isatis indigotica seeds

Isatis indigotica seeds

Isatis indigotica seeds mature in June.
【Common name】Indigo Woad, Indigoblue Woad
【Latin name】Isatis indigotica
【Annual/Perennial】Biennial herb
【Plant height】0.5-1M
【Smell and taste】Light smell, slightly sweet, bitter and astringent taste.
  • Details

    【Flower】 Yellow
    【Blooming period】April to May
    【Fruiting period】May to June
    【Seeding time】in spring
    【 Soil】loose, fertile, well drained and water-holding soil
    【Medicinal parts】roots.
    【Harvest & Processing】Roots: excavated roots in autumn; removed stem leaves, washed, and sun-dried. Leaves: collected from Aug-Nov, and sun-dried.
    【Main components】Roots contain indigotin, indigo, indirubin, β-sitosterol, γ-sitosterol and various amino acid. Leaves contain indigo, indigotin, isatan B, indirubin and rosasterol, etc.
    【Pharmacological effects】Roots: anti-bacterial, antivirotic, detoxifying, immunity-improving, and anti-tumors. Leaves: anti-pathogenic microorganism, and antioxidative.
    【Property】Root: bitter, cold. Leaves: bitter, cold. Roots: clearing heat, detoxicating, cooling blood, disinhibiting the throat. Leaves: clearing heat-toxin, cooling blood for dispersing macula.

    Mark: As for all the herbs we supply here, all the medicinal information is only for your reference. Please consult with prefessional doctors for any application. Naturix-Seeds will not be responsible for any medicinal effects.

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