Plantago asiatica seeds mature in Sept.
【Latin name】Plantago asiatica
Plantago asiatica seeds
- 【Plant height】0.5m
【Smell and taste】Fragrant smell and bitter tast
【Blooming period】April to August
【Fruiting period】June to September
【Seeding time】in Spring
【Soil】light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.
【Medicinal parts】whole plant and seeds
【Harvest & Processing】Harvested in autumn of the second year of sowing, excavated the whole plant, washed sediment, sun-dried or used fresh.
【Main components】Whole plant contains ursolic acid, n-hentriacontane, β-sitoserol, stig-masterol, β-sitosteryl palmitate, stigmasteryl palmitate, aucubin, plantainoside A, B, C, D, E, F, B cal-ceorioside B, acteoside, isoacteoside and acteoside. Aboveground parts contain plantaginin, isoacteoside, acteosiden and plantaginin. Roots contain aucubin, glycosides, homoplanta-ginin, stachyose, sucrose and raffi-nose, etc.
【Pharmacological effect】Effective on urinary system; antitussive, pant-calming, phlegm-eliminating; anti-pathogenic microorganism; effective on stomach and intestines and anti-inflammatory.
【Property】Whole plant: taste sweet, cold in nature. Seeds: taste sweet, tasteless, little cold in nature. Whole plant: clearing heat for disinhibiting urine; cooling blood; detoxifying. Seeds: clearing heat for disinhibiting urine; excreting dampness and relieving diarrhea; improving eyesight and dispelling phlegm.
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