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1. What is Zhi Mu?
    1.1 Morphological characteristics of Zhi Mu
2. Growth environment of Zhi Mu
3. Cultivation techniques of Zhi Mu
4. Zhi Mu benefits
5. Application of Zhi Mu
    5.1 Anemarrhena asphodeloides root extract
    5.2 Zhi Mu oil
    5.3 Zhi Mu powder
6. Zhi Mu side effects
7. How to buy Zhi Mu?

What is Zhi Mu?

Zhi Mu, which is also known as Anemarrhena or Anemarrhena Asphodeloides, is a perennial herb, rhizomatous, with leaves from the base of the clump slender lanceolate, flowering stems from the leaf clusters, cylindrical erect, racemose floral, in clusters, born at the top into spikes; flowers pink, lavender to white; fruit long oval, containing most black seeds, flowering and fruiting period June-September. It is cultivated all over China, with strong resistance to drought and cold, and can grow in barren mountains, deserts, and wastelands where there is little rain, and is the preferred species for greening mountainous areas and wastelands.

Morphological characteristics of Zhi Mu

Zhi Mu is a perennial herb with rhizomes 0.5-1.5 cm thick, covered by remnant leaf sheaths. Leaves 15-60 cm long, 1.5-11 mm wide, acuminate toward the apex and sub filiform, base tapering into a sheath, with multiple parallel veins, no distinct midvein. Scapes much longer than leaves; racemes usually longer, up to 20-50 cm; bracts small, ovate or ovoid, apex long acuminate; flowers pink, lavender to white; tepals laciniate, 5-10 mm long, central with 3 veins, persistent. Capsule narrowly ellipsoid, 8-13 mm long, 5-6 mm wide, with a short beak at the tip. Seeds 7-10 mm long. Flowering and fruiting period June-September.

Growth environment of Zhi Mu

Zhi Mu is very adaptable and wild on the edge of sunny mountain slopes. Grasslands and weeds. Soil is mostly loess and humus loam. Cold hardy, the north can be in the field overwintering, like warm, drought-resistant, Chen seedlings must be properly watered outside, not too much watering during growth, especially in the high-temperature period, such as excessive soil moisture, poor growth, and rhizomes easy to rot. The soil should be loose humus loam, low lying waterlogged and overly strong soil is not suitable for planting.

Zhimu is born on mountain slopes, grasslands, or roadsides below 1450 meters above sea level in dry or sunny places.

Cultivation techniques of Zhi Mu


Zhi Mu herb

Land selection and preparation

Choose well-drained sandy loam and humus-rich neutral soil for a good 1500 kg, plow 25-30 cm deep, rake fine and level, make a border 1.2 m wide, and dig a drainage ditch. Apply stable fertilizer per mu.

Propagation methods

Seed propagation
a. Seed harvesting. late July to late September harvest the ripe fruit, and put it into a ventilated dry place to dry, the seeds will be rolled out, dusted clean impurities, and stored for use.

b. Soak the seeds. Soak the seeds in warm water at 30 to 40 ℃ for 24 hours, pulled out, and dried slightly, then you can sow the seeds.

c. Sowing. Autumn sowing or spring sowing can be, autumn sowing before the freeze, or spring sowing in April. The seed germination rate is 80 to 90% in the same year, and the seed germination rate is only 40 a 50% the next year. Generally, use strip sowing, according to the row spacing 15 ~ 20 cm open ditch, 1-2 cm deep, the seeds evenly scattered into the ditch, mulch, keep the soil moist, about 20 days to seedlings. The number of seeds sown is about 3 kg per mu.

d. Rootstock propagation. It can be done both in spring and autumn. After the ground stems and leaves withered, before the sprouting in spring, the underground rhizome will be shaved out, cut off the fibrous roots, and cut into long sections of 3-5 cm, each section with buds 1 to 2, according to the row spacing 15-20 cm trench, planting distance 10-12 cm, mulch and watering. Use about 150 kg of seedlings per mu.

Field management

a. Seedling thinning. When the seedlings are 2 to 3 cm high, remove the weak and dense seedlings, and set the seedlings at a distance of about 10 cm between plants when the seedlings are about 6 cm high.

b. Mid-tillage and weeding. Seedlings grow very slowly, pull weeds and loosen the soil when they are about 3 cm high, and keep the soil in the ground loose and weed-free during the growing period to facilitate the growth of seedlings.

c. Fertilizer. Seedlings to chase nitrogen fertilizer, chasing 1500 kg of manure per mu, or 6 kg of urea, watered once after application. In the later stage, fertilizer should be nitrogen and potassium fertilizer, with 10 kg of urea and 7 kg of potassium chloride per mu, or 20 kg of compound fertilizer.

d. Carex. After the flowering of the shoots, it consumes a lot of nutrients and affects the growth of underground stems. Therefore, in addition to the seed-saving land, cutting flowering shoots in time to promote the thickening and growth of underground stems is one of the important measures to increase the yield of Zhi Mu.

Zhi Mu benefits

Anemarrhena benefits

Anemarrhena asphodeloides benefits

Quenches thirst, relieves irritation, laxative, and moistens dryness
Zhi Mu for weight gain
Zhi Mu is the perennial herb’s dried rhizome, family Liliaceae. It is a thick irregularly rounded sheet with a yellowish brown or brown outer skin and a few remaining yellowish brown leaf base fibers and depressed or raised dotted root scars. The cut surface is yellowish-white to yellow. It has a mild odor, slightly sweet and bitter taste, with mucilaginous chewing, cold in nature, and belongs to the lung, stomach, and kidney meridians. It is cold in nature and belongs to the lung, stomach, and kidney meridians.

a. Quenching thirst and relieving irritation. Zhi Mu has the effect of nourishing yin and moistening the bath, generating fluid and quenching thirst. It can be used in combination with smallpox powder and Wu Wei Zi to enhance the therapeutic effect, such as Yu Liquid Tang, which is useful for thirst, excessive drinking, and urination.

b. Clearing lung fire. Zhimu is cold in nature and has the effect of clearing lung fire and nourishing Yin to moisten the lung. It is used for coughs with lung heat, yellow and sticky phlegm, or coughs with Yin deficiency and dry coughs with little phlegm, and is often used together with Bei Mu.

c. Laxative and moistening. Anemarrhena is cold in nature and can relieve dry stools caused by yin deficiency and fire.

Application of Zhi Mu

Anemarrhena asphodeloides root extract


Anemarrhena asphodeloides root extract benefits

Zhi Mu extract is the rhizome extract of AnemarrhenaasphodeloidesBge. of the genus Anemarrhena in the lily family, mainly containing steroidal saponins, polysaccharides, and other components. It is used for treating fever and warmth, high fever, irritability, and thirst; lung-heat cough, yellow sputum, and fever.

Zhi Mu oil


Zhi Mu oil benefits

Plant ingredientsSelected from the dried Zhi Mu plant.
Product propertiesClear and oily liquid.
Product aromaIt has the distinctive fragrance of the dried Zhi Mu plant and is odorless.
Pure physical and chemicalDoes not contain any additives.
Usage and dosageAdd the appropriate amount according to the required characteristics of aroma and flavor of each industry.

Zhi Mu powder

Zhi Mu extract powder

Zhi Mu powder benefits

Zhi Mu side effects

Zhi Mu has few side effects and they may cause diarrhea to occur.

Zhimu is bitter in taste, cold in nature, enters the lung, stomach and kidney meridians, and has the effect of clearing heat and fire, nourishing the kidney and moistening dryness. Because of its cold nature and moistening effect on the intestines, Zhi Mu may cause diarrhea as a side effect. If diarrhea occurs, the medication needs to be stopped under the guidance of a doctor, and medications such as montelukast and lactulose can be taken to stop the diarrhea.

Zhi Mu Chinese herb can clear lung heat in the upper part of the body and stomach fire in the middle part, so it is suitable for diseases with solid heat in the lung and stomach. It is often used together with gypsum to enhance its effect of clearing heat and diarrhea. In addition to this, it can also diarrhea lung fire and nourish the kidney, so it can not only clear actual heat but also clear deficiency heat. In clinical practice, it is often used together with Phellodendron Bark, in nourishing Yin medicines such as Zhi Bai Di Huang Wan, to treat Yin deficiency and fire, hot flashes and bone vapor. It can also be combined with Yin nourishing and moistening medicines, such as Sha Shen, Mai Dong and Chuan Bei, which can be used for dry cough with deficiency of lung. It can also be combined with medicines for clearing heat and generating fluid, such as smallpox powder, maitong, and geranium, etc., to treat thirst.

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