Rheum officinale seeds mature in Sept.
【Common name】Drug Rhubarb, Medicinal Rhubarb
【Latin name】Rheum officinale
【Seeds No】13.9g / 1000 Seeds
【Habitat】Growing in mountains, forest edges or grasslands.
【Smell and taste】Fragrant smell, bitter and light astringent taste.
【Blooming period】May to June
【Fruiting period】August to September
【Seeding time】in Spring or Autumn
【Sun/Shade】 prefers shade
Rheum officinale seeds
- 【Medicinal parts】dried roots and rhizomes
【Harvest & Processing】dig out roots in late autumn after stems and leaves wither or spring before sprouting. Remove radicel, peel off, cut into segments or pieces, dry
【Main components】Contains free and combined anthraquinone derivatives.
【Pharmacological effect】Catharsis, bile-draining, anti-hepatic fibrosis, anti-gastric-duodenal ulcers, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, hemostatic, hypolipidemic, and anti-tumor.
【Property】Bitter, cold. Expelling fever, relaxing the bowels, cooling the blood and detoxifying and expelling stasis to unblock the meridian.
【Cautions】It should be used with caution in case of spleen and stomach deficiency for its bitter and cold property which is easily to damage stomach qi. It is contraindicated to women during pregnancy, menstruation or lactation for it has actions of activating blood and resolving stasis, and can make the purged substances follow lactating out.
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.