A perennial of the UMBELLIFERAE family that grows to 50–250 cm. The stem is erect, often thick as an arm at the base, round, finely grooved, hollow, tinged reddish below and branched above. The leaves are very large, 60–90 cm and tri-pinnate with a hollow petiole, leaflets are ovate and unevenly serrate. The leaf sheaths are large and swollen. The flowers are greenishwhite to yellowish in 20–40 rayed compact umbels, no involucre; the tiny epicalyx has numerous sepals and the tips of the sepals are minute. The petals have indented, indistinguishable tips. The elliptic fruit is 7 mm long by 4 mm wide and winged. The outer fruit membrane separates from the inner one. The rhizome is short, fleshy and has long fibrous roots. The plant has a strong tangy odor; taste is sweetish to burning tangy.
- Ferulic Acid
- Water Extract
- Panax Ginseng
- Crude Drug
- Curcuma Longa
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Ross, I.A. (2001). Angelica sinensis. In: Medicinal Plants of the World. Humana Press, Totowa, NJ. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-59259-237-1_5
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