Herb latin name: Bupleurum longiradiatum


Family: Umbelliferae



Medicinal use of Bupleurum longiradiatum:

The seed is used in the treatment of amenorrhoea, catarrh, deafness, diarrhoea, dysmenorrhoea, dyspepsia, fever, flatulence, hepatitis, inflammation, malaria, vertigo and uteral prolapse.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Perennial


Height:
100 cm
(3 1/4 foot)

Habitat of the herb:

Forests and shrubby thickets, it is also found rarely on not excessively exposed dry slopes. Mountains all over Japan.

Edible parts of Bupleurum longiradiatum:

Young leaves - cooked.

Propagation of the herb:

Seed - sow spring in the greenhouse. The seed usually germinates in 2 - 8 weeks at 15C. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter, planting them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Division might be possible in the spring.

Cultivation of Bupleurum longiradiatum:

Forests and shrubby thickets, it is also found rarely on not excessively exposed dry slopes. Mountains all over Japan.

Known hazards of Bupleurum longiradiatum:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.