| Bupleurum |
| Bupleurum falcatum|
| Uses: Medicinal
|| Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 4-9) |
| When to Sow: Spring/Late Summer/Early Fall
|| Ease of Germination: Moderate |
| (Chai hu)
Important Chinese tonic herb for the liver and circulatory system. Bitter roots help moderate emotional instability associated with sluggish liver function. Also useful for abdominal bloating, menstrual pain, hemorrhoids, herpes, fever and malaria. Attractive feathery member of the parsley family with umbels of yellow flowers. Height 30-90cm/1-3ft.