Corydalis Yanhusuo – Fumewort

Corydalis Yanhusuo Description Latin name: Corydalis yanhusuo English name: fumewort Chinese name: yanhusuo Ayurveda name: Japanese name: Engosaku German name: Lärchenspornwurzelstock Parts used: Root Latin Medicinal name: Rhizoma Corydalis Yanhusuo Geography It is produced mainly in Zhejiang province, collected in summer. It is used in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Other members of the Corydalis spieces are, […]


Crocus sativus

Description: Family:  Iridaceae Latin name: Crocus sativus Latin medicinal name: Stigma Croci English Names: Saffron Greek Names: Κρόκος, Σαφράν Chinese Names: fan hong hua (Tibetan red flower) Ayurveda Names: Kumkuma The name Saffron refers to the stigmata of the flower of the plant Crocus sativus. It is a sterile triploid plant that is propagated with corms. […]

inula helenium flower

Inula Helenium

Details: Family: Asteraceae Latin name: Inula Helenium English name: Elecampane, Elf Dock, House Elder, Scabwort Chinese name: Tu Mu Xiang (Cant) , Tou Muk Heung 电柏 (Mand) Ayurveda name:- Unani name:- Greek name:- Parts Used: Rhizomes, Roots Geography: It traces its origin to Western and Central Asia but it has been naturalized throughout Europe. 1 […]