Plantago asiatica seeds mature in Sept.
【Common name】Plantain
【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
    【Sun/Shade】like sunlight
    【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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