Herb latin name: Asarum nipponicum

Synonyms: Asarum blumei, Heterotropa nipponica

Family: Aristolochiaceae (Birthwort Family)

Description of the plant:


10 cm
(4 inches)

Medicinal use of Asarum nipponicum:

None known

Known hazards of Asarum nipponicum:

Although no reports of toxicity have been found for this plant, at least 3 other members of this genus have reports that the leaves are toxic. Some caution is therefore advised in the use of this plant.

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.