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Useful Temperate Plants

Elsholtzia densa

Benth.

Lamiaceae

+ Synonyms

Dysophylla ianthina Maxim. ex Kanitz

Elsholtzia calycocarpa Diels

Elsholtzia ianthina (Maxim. ex Kanitz) Dunn

Elsholtzia manshurica (Kitag.) Kitag.

Paulseniella pamirensis Briq.

Platyelasma calycocarpum (Diels) Kitag.

Platyelasma densum (Benth.) Kitag.

Platyelasma manshuricum Kitag.

Pogostemon ianthinus (Maxim. ex Kanitz) H.Lév.

Common Name:

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General Information

Elsholtzia densa is an erect, annual plant, much-branched from the base, growing 20 - 60cm tall[
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
].
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.

Range

Asia - Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan, east through the Himalayas to eastern China, through central China to Mongolia, SE Siberia

Habitat

Forest margins, alpine meadows, hills, waste areas, riverbanks, forests; at elevations from 1,000 - 4,100 metres[
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
]

Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitAnnual
Height0.40 m
PollinatorsInsects
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The plant is used medicinally[
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
]. It is antiinflammatory[
1757
Title
Elsholtzia: review of traditional uses, chemistry and pharmacology
Publication
Journal of Chinese Pharmaceutical Sciences 2007 (16) 73-78
Author
Ai-Lin Liu, Simon M.Y. Lee, Yi-Tao Wang and Guan-Hua Du
Publisher
 
Year
2007
ISBN
 
Description
 
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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