Bupleurum chinense
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Bupleurum chinense

aare's ear root
chai hu

  family apiaceae 
  genus bupleurum 

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Genus  Bupleurum Species  chinense Variety  Cultivar  Common names  aare's ear root   chai hu   Urpleurum Family  APIACEAE Specimen number  S4448 Data source  MedPl p68
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Various Life span    Annual cycle  Not applicable Stature  Various Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Various Overall height    Overall spread   
Sunshine  Various Water  Various Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Various USDA hardiness  Not classified AHS heat zones  Not classified Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  no Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes 
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  liver tonic   anti-inflammatory   tonic   antiviral Medicinal parts  Root Has medicinal uses  yes Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  May cause vomiting if overdose is taken. Medicinal notes  Bupleurum chinense has herbal applications as a liver tonic, as an anti-inflammatory, as a tonic and as an antiviral. See the medicinal properties section for even more traditional herbal uses. Herbal remedies are only prepared from the root. May cause vomiting if overdose is taken. Bupleurum chinense is called chai hu in Chinese.
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Various Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  no Culinary uses  Nutritional value  Edible parts  Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes 
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes 

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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