Angelica keiskei Koidzumi (Ashitaba) is a traditional folk medicine that is also regarded in Japan as a health food with potential antithrombotic properties. Arch Pharm Res. Jun;40(6) doi: /s Epub Apr Angelica keiskei, an emerging medicinal herb with various. DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A. KEISKEI (ASHITABA) AND A. SINENSIS (DONG QUAI)– As you may have already researched, Ashitaba belongs to the genus.

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Leaves – raw or cooked[,]. It is often pickled[]. The root is short and thick[].

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Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. We have very little information on this species and do not know how hardy it will be in Britain, though judging by its native range it should succeed outdoors at least in the milder parts of this country.

The following notes are based on the general needs of the angeluca. Requires a deep moist fertile soil in dappled shade or full sun[]. Plants are reliably perennial if they are prevented from setting keis,ei. Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form. Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. Seed – best sown in a cold frame as soon as it is ripe since the seed only has a short viability[].

Seed can also be sown in the spring, though germination rates will be lower. It requires light for germination[]. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in a cold frame for their first winter, planting them out into their permanent positions in the spring.


The seed can also be sow in situ as amgelica as it is ripe. Right plant wrong place. We are currently updating this section. For a list of references used on this page please go here. Angelica keiskei is the only Angelica plant that has yellow sap; this sap is high in the cancer-disease-fighting-antioxidants called chalcones.


So test your Angelica plants for chalcones; the yellow sap should oooooze out of a boken stem. The common Japanese kriskei is Ashitaba. It requires cold temperatures 40 days in refrigerator at 5 degrees; then at 75 degrees F. Angelica keiskei is called “Tomorrow Leaf” or the “Longevity Plant”.

Its powerful yellow-colored antioxidant is part agelica its unique medinal arsenal to fight diseases. People in Japan eat it as a vegetable, so please correct your edibility rating to a 5.

Also, please correct your medicinal rating, from 0 to a 5. One farmer cured his gout in a week by eating this plant. Does anyone have any seed for Ashitaba Angelica Keiskei? Unfortunately Horizon Herbs is out and i would really like to start some seedlings indoors: Please correct your edibility: STEMS are also edible, fresh or ajgelica.

Just chew and suck on it: This plant will be most welcome in Israel’s community gardens! We have seeds of numerous species, and we are interested in obtaining A. This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages. QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras. This QR Code is unique to this page. All plant pages have their own unique code. For more information about QR Codes click keizkei. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, angeliica, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts.

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Angelica keiskei – Miq. Habitats Damp habitats by the sea coast, C. You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box. It is not frost tender. It is in flower from June to October, and the seeds ripen from July to November.

The species is hermaphrodite has both male and female organs and is pollinated by Insects. The plant is self-fertile. It can grow in semi-shade light woodland or no shade.

It prefers moist soil. The plant can tolerate maritime exposure.

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All members of this genus contain furocoumarins, which increase skin sensitivity to sunlight and may cause dermatitis[].

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