[Chinese medicine name] shaji [English name] Hippophae Fructus. [Medicinal parts] Mature fruits of sea buckthorn Hippophae thamnoides L. of the family Elaeagnaceae. Plant morphology: deciduous shrubs or trees, 1 to 5 meters high; with stout thorns. When the branch is young, it is brown scales....Send Inquiry
[Chinese medicine name] shaji
[English name] Hippophae Fructus.
[Medicinal parts] Mature fruits of sea buckthorn Hippophae thamnoides L. of the family Elaeagnaceae.
Plant morphology: deciduous shrubs or trees, 1 to 5 meters high; with stout thorns. When the branch is young, it is brown scales. Leaves alternate, linear or linear-lanceolate, blunt at both ends, densely covered with pale white scales below; petiole very short. Leaves of flowers open, dioecious; short racemes infested on first year branches; flowers small, yellowish, male flowers perianth 2-lobed, stamens 4; female flowers perianth tube saccate, apical two-cleft. Succulent tube surrounded by fruit, subglobose, orange-yellow. Flowering from March to April, fruiting period from September to October.
[Origin distribution] was born on the slopes, valleys, banks, grasslands and semi-arid sand dunes. Mainly produced in Hebei, Henan, Inner Mongolia and other places.
[Harvesting and processing] Harvested when the fruit is ripe or hard-frozen in autumn and winter. Remove impurities, dry, or steam and dry.
[medicinal properties] like spherical or flat spherical, and some adhesions, a single diameter of 5 to 8 mm. The surface is orange or reddish-brown, shrunken, with short stalks or fruit stalks at the base and remnant style at the top. The fruit is oily and soft. Seed obliquely ovate, about 4 mm long, 2 mm wide, brown surface, shiny, 1 longitudinal groove in the middle, seed coat hard, seed white, oily. Gas micro, taste acid, astringent.
Pharmacological research: It has lipid-lowering effect, anti-tussive expectorant effect, can adjust digestive function, promote ulcer healing, enhance immune function, anti-tumor, improve cardiovascular system function, promote hematopoiesis, reduce blood viscosity, and inhibit platelet aggregation. Reduce serum total cholesterol, increase serum high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and liver total cholesterol; inhibit the formation of experimental thrombosis; liver protection; anti-gastric ulcer; anti-oxidation; anti-inflammatory; increase phagocytic function of the reticuloendothelial system; anti-allergic.
[chemical composition] contains a variety of physiologically active substances. Mainly vitamins, isorhamnetin, proteins, carotene, amino acids, amido acids, flavonoids, apigenin, quercetin, kaempferol, β-sitosterol, cryptoxanthin, sugars, organic acids, quinones Acids, fatty acids, lipids and trace elements.