- Flower nameBupleurum stenophyllum
- Scientific nameBupleurum stenophyllum
- AliasMishima saiko, Bupleurum stenophyllum
- Place of originJapan, China and the Korean Peninsula
- Place of floweringLow mountains
- Flowering seasonAugust, September, October
What is Bupleurum stenophyllum
Bupleurum stenophyllum or Mishima saiko , (scientific name: Bupleurum stenophyllum), is a medicinal perennial herb native to Japan, China and the Korean Peninsula, belonging to the genus Bupleurum in the family Apiaceae. It grows wild in the mountains and fields of Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu. From late summer to autumn, it produces many small yellow flowers in a sporadic inflorescence from the tips of its branches. The root is used to make the crude drug "saiko", which has antipyretic and analgesic effects.
Common name: Bupleurum stenophyllum , Scientific name: Bupleurum stenophyllum, aka: Mishima saiko species, Plant kingdom: Magnoliophyta, Grass height: 30-50 cm, Inflorescence shape: Compound inflorescence, Flower color: Yellow, Flower diameter: 0.2 cm, Flowering season: 8 - October -October; uses: Ingredient for the crude drug "saiko".