Lycium chinense - deciduous shrub or small tree up to 1 - 4 m tall. It flowers from June to September, the fruit ripens in July and October.
The area of natural growth - China, Tibet, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, southern Mongolia. Cultivated in Central Asia. It grows along river valleys, on alkaline, sandy, clayey slopes, as a weed in fields.
The fruits and leaves have a strong tonic effect. Preparations of the fruit is used as an antipyretic, normalizing high blood pressure, bronchitis, and chronic lung disease, have a tonic, antioxidant, immunomodulating activity. The bark of the roots is used as an analgesic.

Lycium chinense

Perennial plant with a thick woody root; stem is straight up to 1 m, dressed by leaves to 3 in a whorl, or opposite; the leaves are sessile, pointed; flowers on top, stem and branches collected in whorls, forming thick broken bunch; corona is crimson, not large, 6 - 10 petals, fruit - capsule. It flowers in July and August. It grows in damp places, on the banks of water bodies. It occurs quite frequently.

Lythrum salicaria

A perennial herb, widespread in Primorye, Outer Manchuria, the Kuril Islands. Collecting large amounts of raw materials is difficult.
Chinese medicine uses the herb or inflorescence as an emetic, diuretic. Helps to overcome, expectorant and normalizing digestion facility. The roots have hemostatic and wound-healing properties. Tibetan medicine uses infusion of herbs in the treatment of fractures of the skull and to accelerate the maturation of abscesses, boils, carbuncles, and in scientific medicine is used in the treatment of hemorrhoids in the form of enemas.

Inula japonica seed

With the medical purpose is used herb (stems , leaves, flower baskets ), which is harvested during flowering. The chemical composition has not been studied. It is known that plants contain essential oils. Inula Britanica is characterized by a weak garlic smell.
The plant has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, diaphoretic, diuretic and wound healing. Water extract of herb is consumed with scrofula, diarrhea and bleeding. The crushed fresh leaves are applied to the bleeding festering wounds and ulcers, to the site of the bite of rabid animals. In the past, some areas plant was used instead of yeast.

Inula Britanica flower

Inula (Elecampane) - a large perennial herb. Very popular in folk medicine as a medicinal plant that helps almost all diseases.
Mention of Inula is already found in Hippocrates. In ancient Greece and ancient Rome, elecampane rhizome is used not only for therapeutic purposes, but also for food. In the Middle Ages, the plant is cultivated. Great value has in Tibetan medicine, where the famous root mana is harvested from one species of elecampane.

Inula flower