Region: Asia

Acorus gramineus

Acorus gramineus

Geography: It originated in East Asia It is included in the “New Flora of the British Isles” , where it has been naturalised especially in Surrey. It is commonly found in marshy places and alongside rivers and lakes.   Chemistry: The main constituents of medicinal interest are: Acoric acid alpha-Asarone beta-asarone gamma-asarone yellow bitter volatile oil […]

Allium tuberosum

Allium tuberosum allium tuberosum plant

Allium tuberosum (garlic chives, Oriental garlic, Asian chives, Chinese chives, Chinese leek) is a species of onion native to southwestern parts of the Chinese province of Shanxi, and cultivated and naturalized elsewhere in Asia and around the world