Physalis alkekengi seeds mature in Oct.
【Common name】Chinese Lantern-plant
【Latin name】Physalis alkekengi
Physalis alkekengi seeds
- 【Harvest time, size, shape】Seeds reniform, light yellow
【Habitat】Growing in tussock on roadsides or fields; also cultivated as ornamental plant.
【Blooming period】May to September
【Fruiting period】June to October
【Medicinal parts】mature fruits and roots. Chinese name: fruits: Suanjiang; roots: Suanjianggen.
【Harvest & Processing】Harvested in summer.
【Main components】Fruits contain citric acid, oxalic acid, vitamin C, physalien and physanol A, B. Roots contain alkaloids 3α-Tigloyloxy-troPane.
【Pharmacological effect】Fruits: anti-bacterial and uterus-exciting, etc.
【Property】 Winter cherry and winter cherry root: sour, bitter, cold. Winter berry: clearing heat, detoxifying and disinhibiting urine. Winter berry roots: clearing heat and disinhibiting diuresis.
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.