Tag Archives: yellow

Wild Buckwheat – Polygonum convolvulus

Wild Buckwheat – Polygonum convolvulus

Wild Buckwheat (Polygonum convolvulus)

-annual with slender stems trailing on ground or twining about other plants; heart-shaped leaves with basal lobes and a small papery sheath that encircles stem at the leaf base; small green flowers.
-produces up to 1,000 seeds per plant
-confused with field bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis) which has creeping roots and trumpet-shaped flowers
-tartary buckwheat (Fagopyrum tataricum) (REGIONAL NOXIOUS) is similar but is an erect plant, not prostrate or twining

wild, buckwheat, wild buckwheat, field, guide, noxious, other, weeds, field guide, guide noxious, noxious other, selected, other selected, selected weeds, british, columbia, british columbia, weeds british, convolvulus, polygonum, buckwheat field, links, polygonum convolvulus, weed, columbia wild, buckwheat polygonum, name, browse, thistle, common, text, page, size, click, pest, management, arvensis, agriculture, pest management, convolvulus arvensis, knapweed, centaurea, home, text size, search, plant, with, small, green, flowers, yellow, repens, cirsium, identification, convolvulus identification, skip, main, accessibility, government, size click, decrease, font, font size, increase, home agriculture, agriculture pest, annual, twining, shaped, small green, green flowers, seeds, bindweed, field bindweed, creeping, rush, tansy, crupina, toadflax, foxtail, hoary, kochia, nodding, purple, nutsedge, russian, scotch, carduus, arvense, vulgaris, linaria, matricaria, plantago, rumex

Acorus calamus

Acorus calamus

Acorus calamus is a Perennial, semi-aquatic and smelly plant, found in both temperate and subtemperate zones. It is upto 6 feet tall, aromatic, sword-shaped leaves and small, yellow/green flowers with branched rhizome.

Rhizome horizontal, jointed, somewhat vertically compressed, spongy within, 1.25-2.5 cm in thickness, pale to dark brown or ocassionally orange-brown in colour, leaves grass-like or sword shaped, long and slender flowers small, yellow-green, in spadix; berries green, angular,1-3 seeded; seeds oblong.

Traditional uses: It is a stimulating nervine antispasmodic, and a general tonic to the mind. As a rejuvenative for the brain and nervous system, it is used to promote cerebral circulation, to stimulate self-expression, and to help manage a wide range of symptoms in the head, including neuralgia, epilepsy, memory loss and shock.

It is used in the Phillipines for rheumatism and memory problems. In Korea, it is an ingredient in a type of moonshine called Immortals’ Booze.

Research in China has shown the essential oil in this rhizome to be sedating and neuroprotectant.

Scientific name: Acorus calamus

Sanskrit name: Vacha

Family: Araceae

Plant part used: Roots

acorus, calamus, acorus calamus, extracts, indus, herbal, essential, yellow, name, used, rhizome, brown, asarone, macuna, pruriens, macuna pruriens, pruriens extracts, root, leaves, natural, extraction, roots, found, aromatic, green, with, like, nervine, antispasmodic, memory, also, that, sedative, stomachic, expectorant, carminative, from, rhizomes, seeds, pure, index, quality, plant, method, extraction method, general, sword, shaped, sword shaped, small, small yellow, yellow green, flowers, pale, uses, tonic, loss, memory loss, constituents, action, activity, activity asarone, essential found, dose, emetic, nauseant, nervine sedative, main, moderately, liquid, solubility, water

Bupleurum sinensis

Bupleurum sinensis

Bupleurum sinensis extract
Appearance Brown-yellow powder
Part of used: Root
Appearance: Brown-yellow powder
Botanical Source: The root of Bupleurum chinense DC
GMP factory
Product Name : Bupleurum sinensis extract
Appearance: Brown-yellow powder
Botanical Source : The root of Bupleurum chinense DC. (Fam. Umbelliferae). Customarily called ” Bei chaihu”(North Chinese Thorowax Root).

Category : Standard Herb Extracts

Description :
Bupleurum grows in China and is cultivated throughout the central and eastern parts of that country. Bupleurum is also found in other parts of Asia and in Europe. Bupleurum is propagated from seed in spring or by root division in autumn and requires well-drained soil and plenty of sun. The root is unearthed in spring and autumn. Distribution mainly in Chinese provinces such as Hebei, Liaoning, Jilin, Heilongjiang, Henan and Shaanxi.

Action and uses :
Bupleurum is used as a tonic, strengthening the action of the digestive tract, improving liver function, and helping to push blood to the surface of the body. Recent research in China has confirmed traditional use, showing that bupleurum protects the liver.

bupleurum, sinensis, bupleurum sinensis, extract, sinensis extract, product, shandong, zhongtian, shandong zhongtian, biological, zhongtian biological, technology, biological technology, root, ingredients, jukebao, appearance, brown, appearance brown, yellow, brown yellow, powder, yellow powder, extracts, extract appearance, used, botanical, powder botanical, source, botanical source, source root, root bupleurum, chinense, bupleurum chinense, chinese, china, parts, that, spring, autumn, action, liver