Botanical description Leuzea (Rhaponticum carthamoides)
Leuzea (Maral Root) – herb of the family Asteraceae, rare and endangered plant with unique properties. Rhizome and roots with a specific smell. Flowers violet-purple, bisexual with a tubular extension in the upper part of the deep pyatinadrezannym whisk.
Natural raw materials from Russia
Leuzea grows in the subalpine zone at an altitude of 1700-2000 m above sea level, at least – in the alpine meadows, places of pine woodland forms a dense thicket. The most affordable place blanks is Seminskii pass (Gorno-Altai Autonomous Region). During harvesting – August – the first half of September.
The chemical composition and useful properties of Leuzea
Contains biostimulants – fitoehkdisteroidy and occupies a prominent place among other adaptogens in their ability to prevent the onset of many diseases, effectively shoot an extremely wide range of pathologies. The use of drugs levzei has no age and seasonal restrictions. Safety and no side effects when using them stood the test of time, five thousand years in the practice of Oriental Medicine. It is also important that they are perfectly combined with the classical drugs.
Leuzea (Maral Root) is valued because it contains fitoekdizonov – are compounds that increase protein synthesis responsible for its accumulation in muscle, liver, heart and kidneys. Besides, maral root contains alkaloids, carotene, ascorbic acid.