Dracocephalum tanguticum

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Dracocephalum tanguticum Maxim, a Lamiaceae species mainly distributed in high altitude mountain areas in western China. It has been recorded in Tibetan medicine standardas one of the most common Tibetan medicine used for the treatment of hepatitis, gastritis, dizziness, arthritis, and ulcer

Year: 2017

InstitutionMedicinal Plants Research Centre, Tibet Agricultural and Animal Husbandry College, Nyingchi, 860000, China

Material: Tibet, China



Herbaceous perennial

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Herbaceous perennial native to China.  Short, basil-like plants.  The entire plant is used.  Source of diterpenoic molecules oridonin and rebescenin, which have been shown to inhibit the growth of cancerous tumors.  The herb improves digestion, inhibits inflammation and has been used as a specific for treating breast cancer. 



InstitutionPharmacognosy Discipline, College of Pharmacy, Henan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Zhengzhou, Henan

Material: Henan, China

              Data link:http://www.herbal-genome.cn/index.php?m=content&c=index&a=show&catid=100&id=16

Salvia miltiorrhiza

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Salvia miltiorrhiza, also known as red sage, Chinese sage, tan shen, or danshen, is a perennial plant in the genus Salvia, highly valued for its roots in traditional Chinese medicine. Salvia miltiorrhiza has been widely used in China and, to a lesser extent, in Japan, the United States, and European countries for the treatment of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. In China, Salvia miltiorrhiza (alone or combined with other Chinese herb medicine) was applied to the treatment of variety of diseases such as angina pectoris, myocardial infarction, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and acute ischemic stroke. 



InstitutionInstitute of Medicinal Plant Development, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences

Material: Shandong, China



InstitutionKey Laboratory of Ministry of Education for Medicinal Resources and Natural Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Shaanxi Normal University

Material: Shaanxi, China



InstitutionNational Key Laboratory of Plant Molecular Genetics and National Center for Plant Gene Research, Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Material: Anhui, China



InstitutionDepartment of Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology, Iowa State University

Material: Shanxi, China



InstitutionCollege of Life Sciences, Northwest Agriculture & Forestry University, Yangling, Shaanxi, People's Republic of China,

Material: Shangluo, China

              Data link:http://www.herbal-genome.cn/index.php?m=content&c=index&a=show&catid=100&id=15

Pogostemon cablin (Blanco) Benth

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Pogostemon cablin (Blanco) Benth, herbs or subshrubs, perennial, aromatic. Stems erect, 30-100 cm tall. Fl. Apr. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Taiwan, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Sri Lanka] Cultivated in China. Source of patchouly oil, an essential oil obtained from the leaves and used in soaps and perfumes. Employed in scenting carpets and shawls. It is also used medicinally.


InstitutionSouth China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences

             Yunnan Agricultural University

Material: Wuhan, China

              Data link:http://www.herbal-genome.cn/index.php?m=content&c=index&a=show&catid=100&id=14