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Useful Temperate Plants

Elsholtzia rugulosa

Hemsl.

Lamiaceae

+ Synonyms

Aphanochilus rugulosus (Hemsl.) Kudô

Elsholtzia labordei Vaniot

Elsholtzia mairei H.Lév.

Common Name:

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General Information

Elsholtzia rugulosa is a much-branched, herbaceous perennial plant with stems that can become more or less woody and persist; it can grow from 30 - 150cm 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 medicinal use.

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

E. Asia - Myanmar, southeastern China, Vietnam

Habitat

Hilly grasslands, waste areas, forests, thickets; at elevations from 1,300 - 2,800 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 *  *
HabitShrub
Height1.00 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 analgesic, antiinflammatory, antipyretic, depurative. It is used to treat respiratory diseases, indigestion, diarrhoea and dysentery[
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
 
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1760
Title
Chemical constituents of the whole plant of Elsholtzia rugulosa
Publication
Journal of Asian Natural Products Research, Vol. 14, No. 2, February 2012, 89–96
Author
Bo Liu et al
Website
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10286020.2011.644714
Publisher
 
Year
2012
ISBN
1028-602
Description
 
].

The plant contains several medicinally active compounds including the essential oils thymol, 1,8-cincole, and carvacrol, plus nonvolatile constituents, including flavones and triterpenes[
1760
Title
Chemical constituents of the whole plant of Elsholtzia rugulosa
Publication
Journal of Asian Natural Products Research, Vol. 14, No. 2, February 2012, 89–96
Author
Bo Liu et al
Website
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10286020.2011.644714
Publisher
 
Year
2012
ISBN
1028-602
Description
 
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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