Jiao Gu Lan
Pin name: Jiao Gu
Latin name: Herba
Koran name: Dunkulcha or
it contains gynostemma gypenoside1-52, the gypenoside3, 4, 8, 12 is respective same to gen-sing gypenoside Rb1, Rb3, Rd, Rf2, it also contain flavone and
Environment of growth:
the wet place in the mountain
Storage: Store at cool
& dry place. Protect from light, moisture and pest
infestation. Shelf life 2 year when properly stored.
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1.Introduction of the plant
Jiaogulan (Gynostemma pentaphyllum), is a plant that grows wild in
China, as well as many other countries throughout Asia. In China, it
has been used for many years as a medicinal and energizing tea in
the local regions where it grows. Jiaogulan is sometimes called
"Southern Ginseng", since it grows in south central China and
because of its similarity to ginseng in chemical composition and
it is in leaf from May to October, is flower from July to August.
are dioecious, that means each plant exists either as male or
female, so the plant is not self-fertile, it is pollinated by
insects. Unlike most of the Cucurbitaceae, jiaogulan does not
show toxicity. It can be grown as an annual in most temperate
climates,It is picked two times one year, the first time is in June
and July, and the second time is in October, if need to collect the
seed, it will be pick until the fruit become to black.
The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay)
soils and required well-drained soil, and the soil can be
light acid, basic and neutral.It
requires moist soil, and cannot grow in the shade.
taste of jiao gu lan tea
The green tea jiaogulan, has the
aromatic faint scent, the taste is a little bitter at first, but
turns to sweet as the after taste. The tea water is micro-yellow and
limpid. It usually has a name of "south ginseng", therefore some
products named as
"south ginseng tea".
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plant is a tonic herb that improves the circulation, stimulates
liver function, strengthens the immune and nervous systems, and
reduces blood sugar and cholesterol levels. It also has sedative
effects, relieving spasms and lowering the blood pressure. It is
used internally in the treatment of nervous tension and exhaustion,
peptic ulcer, asthma, bronchitis, diabetes, cardiovascular disease
and cancer. It was rated among the ten most important tonic herbs at
a conference on traditional medicines.Many
beneficial effects reported in numerous diseases.
have also shown that Gynostemma improves immune system function and
may improve heart function, increasing strength and stamina.
research indicates that Gynostemma shows promise in the areas of
cholesterol regulation and in lowering blood pressure.
is also a powerful antioxidant and has adaptogenic properties. It
also is beneficial to digestion and nutrient absorption.
China, Gynostemma is often used as an anti-inflammatory, a
detoxifier, a cough remedy, and as a treatment for chronic
4.The health protection of jiao gu lan tea
(1) Anti-high-fat Diet, anti-ageing, anti-oxidation, anti-tumor
blood vessel, strengthen resistance, and adjust immunity
to ginseng in chemical composition and function. It is also praised
as “fairy grass”, herb of immortality, due to its many health-giving
qualities and anti-aging effects.
5. The jiao gu
lan tea we offer
The price of jiao gu lan tea