Isatis indigotica seeds mature in June.
【Common name】Indigo Woad, Indigoblue Woad
【Latin name】Isatis indigotica
【Smell and taste】Light smell, slightly sweet, bitter and astringent taste.
Isatis indigotica seeds
- 【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
【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.
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