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Bupleurum Root Powder

  • Bupleurum sp.
  • Origin: China
Bupleurum Root Powder

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Common Name

Standardized: bupleurum
Other: Chinese thoroughwax, chai hu

Botanical Name

Bupleurum sp. Plant Family: Apiaceae

Overview

Introduction

The bitter, acrid, cooling root of the bupleurum plant has a Chinese name that literally means "kindling of the barbarians." The plant itself is a perennial ornamental that has sickle shaped leaves and clusters of small yellow flowers.

Constituents

Bupleurumol, adonitol, spinasterol, linolenic acid, palmitic acid, saikosaponin, quercetin, rutin.

Parts Used

The root, dried and chopped.

Typical Preparations

Traditionally used in teas, sometimes encapsulated and as an extract.

Precautions

Specific: No known precautions.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.