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Useful Temperate Plants

Elsholtzia stauntonii

Benth.

Lamiaceae

+ Synonyms

Aphanochilus stauntonii (Benth.) Kudô

Common Name:

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General Information

Elsholtzia stauntonii is a perennial plant with much-branched stems that become more or less woody and persist; it can grow 70 - 170cm 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 use as an insecticide and also as an ingredient in commercial cosmetic preparationss.

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 - eastern China (Gansu, Hebei, Henan, Shaanxi, Shanxi)

Habitat

Valley streamsides, grassy hills, rocky mountains, riverbanks; at elevations from 700 - 1,600 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

Other Uses Rating *  *  *
HabitShrub
Height1.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

An extract of the whole plant is used as an ingredient in commercial cosmetic preparations as a hair conditioner and skin conditioner[
1243
Title
CosIng
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://ec.europa.eu/growth/tools-databases/cosing/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.
].

The plant contains essential oils and has insecticidal properties. It has been used traditionally by Chinese farmers to protect stored products from a range of insect pests[
1765
Title
Fumigant activity of Elsholtzia stauntonii extract against Lasioderma serricorne
Publication
S Afr J Sci. 2012;108(7/8), Art.#556, 3 pages
Author
Lü J-H, Su X-H, Zhong J-J
Website
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajs.v108i7/8.556
Publisher
 
Year
2012
ISBN
 
Description
 
].
Trials have shown it to be an effective fumigant for treating the cigarette beetle, (Lasioderma serricorne), whch is one of the most serious pests of stored tobacco, tobacco products, cereal grains and processed foods throughout the world[
1765
Title
Fumigant activity of Elsholtzia stauntonii extract against Lasioderma serricorne
Publication
S Afr J Sci. 2012;108(7/8), Art.#556, 3 pages
Author
Lü J-H, Su X-H, Zhong J-J
Website
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajs.v108i7/8.556
Publisher
 
Year
2012
ISBN
 
Description
 
].

Propagation

Seed -
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