Basic source Gynostemma pentaphyllum (Thunb.) Makino
[alias] five-leaf ginseng, seven-leaf ginseng, wonderful tea creeping plant, seven-leaf gallbladder, Luoguodi, Gongluoguodi, lacquer yard, rooting anywhere.
Medicinal Parts Root or whole plant.
Environment circulation Grows in thick forests in valleys at an altitude of 100-3200 meters, under thin woodlands or bushes on hillsides. Like warm environment, wet atmosphere, prevent straight sunshine, inadequate drought resistance. The dirt issues are not strenuous, and likewise it is a great suggestion to select mountainous timberlands or suspicious incline valleys for planting, ideally abundant as well as loosened up sandy loam. It is dispersed in China, India, Nepal, Sikkim, Bangladesh, Southeast Asia, the Oriental Peninsula in addition to Japan.
[Origin] Our country is mainly generated in Shennongjia, Wushan, Wuxi, Chengkou, Enshi, Xiushan, Fengjie, Kaixian, Shizhu, Wulong. Nanchuan, Banan, Nan’an, Beibei, Jiangjin, Tongliang as well as also various other locations are furthermore dispersed.
[Resource Protection] Wild Gynostemma is rich in resources in the Three Gorges area. In the very early 1990s, pusher purchased Gynostemma pentaphyllum in large quantities, along with the masses welcomed the strategy of rooting out along with excavating in large amounts in order to obtain greater returns as well as higher profits, creating a sharp reduction in wild resources. Currently, wild Jiaogulan has really been listed as a second-class secured plant by the State Forestry Monitoring. The defense of wild Gynostemma pentaphyllum germplasm sources in the 3 Gorges location have to be enhanced, as well as likewise the coupon of Gynostemma pentaphyllum planting modern technology should be strongly achieved to fulfill market requirement.
Plant Kind Seasonal climbing up natural herb. Stems slim, glabrous or sparsely pubescent, much branched, with longitudinal ribs as well as grooves. The fallen leaves are alternative, the tendrils are slim, 2-pointed, as well as likewise sparsely solitary. The fallen leaves are bird-like, with 5-7 leaflets, ovate-oblong or oblong-lanceolate, the main leaflet is larger than the side sales brochures, the edges are curly or crenate, and also both sides are covered with brief setae. Dioecious, male blossoms in panicles, spikes slender as well as likewise branched, with subulate bracteoles at the base, calyx tube very short, 5-lobed, lobes triangular; corolla light environment-friendly, 5-parted; endurances 5, filaments short, unified Into the column. Females blooms are panicles, smaller sized than male flowers, calyx as well as also corolla similar to male blooms, ovary spherical, 3 designs, short as well as forked, prejudgment 2-lobed, with 5 quick staminodes. The fruit is round in addition to black when ripe.