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Acetylcholinesterase inhibitor. Used for dementia (HO)

Geographical distribution

  • Asia-Temperate, China
  • Asia-Temperate, Eastern Asia, Korea

Angelica gigas Nakai

Genus: Angelica
Species: gigas Nakai
Common names: Purple Angelica; Korean Angelica
Distribution summary: China, Korea
Habit: Biennial
Hardiness: H5 - Hardy; cold winter
Habitat: Dry grassland, scrub, meadows, open woodland, roadsides
Garden status: Currently grown
Garden location: Plants of the World (C), Far East (L)
Flowering months: July, August
Reason for growing: Medicinal

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