Chinese Figwort
Scrophularia buergeriana
Uses: Medicinal Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 5-8)
When to Sow: Spring Ease of Germination: Easy
(Bei xuan shen; Hyun-sam) Unassuming perennial with attractive dark green leaves. The dried root is used in traditional Chinese medicine as an anti-inflammatory and vasodilator. Used to treat high blood pressure, fever, constipation, swelling, pharyngitis, neuritis, and laryngitis. In Korean medicine it is believed to help to "flush out poisons." Grows on lower mountain slopes and wet grasslands in China and Korea. Ht. 90cm/3ft.
S2535-001 SowNatural(tm) Seeds $5.25/pkt
Currency: United States Dollar

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