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(Patrinia scabiosifolia)

Common Name Latin Name Plant Family
Patrinia scabiosifolia
Valerianaceae

None known

  • Medicinal Use

    The root is antibacterial, anticoagulant, antiphlogistic, antispasmodic, depurative, diuretic, febrifuge haemostatic and resolvent[147, 174, 178, 218, 279]. It contains several medically active compounds, including triterpenic glycosides and has been shown to stimulate the liver into producing drug-metabolizing enzymes[279]. The root is used in Korea in the treatment of the initial stages of appendicitis, perityphlitis and neuralgia[279]. It is also used in the treatment of parasitic skin diseases and as an antidote to poison[218].

    The entire plant is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and hepatic[176]. It is used traditionally as a sedative[218] and also in the treatment of carbuncles, acute appendicitis, intestinal abscess, postpartum pain, dysmenorrhoea and endometriosis[176]. It stimulates the circulation, treats abscesses, promotes regeneration of liver cells[147, 174, 176, 178]. Large doses can cause a decrease of white blood cells, nausea and dizziness[176].

    The crushed leaves are applied to abscesses and boils[147, 218].

  • Edible Use

    Young leaves, stem tips and flower buds – cooked and used as a potherb, added to soups or dried for later use[105, 177, 183].

  • Cautionary Notes

    None known

Cultivation & Habitat

Seed – sow in situ in April[111]. If you only have a small quantity of seed it is probably better to sow it in a pot in a cold frame. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in early summer. Division in spring or autumn.
Easily grown in any light rich soil in a sunny position[1, 111].
E. Asia – China, Japan, Korea and eastern Siberia.

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