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Rhaponticum carthamoides

Rhaponticum carthamoides

Rhaponticum carthamoides (Willd.) Iljin. Engl.: maral root, Russian leuzea. Deu.: Hirschwurzel, Alpen-Bergscharte, Rhapontikum, Riesen-Bergscharte. Suom.: maraljuuri, rohtomaraljuuri, maraalinjuuri. Sven.: maralrot, reinrot. Bot. syn.: Centaurea carthamoides (Willd.) Benth., Cirsium carthamoides (Willd.) Link, Cnicus carthamoides Willd., Leuzea carthamoides (Willd.) DC., Stemmacantha carthamoides (Willd.) Dittrich.

Maraljuuri.

Botanical name:
Henrietten yrttijuttuja.

Rose root.

Blog categories:
Henriette's herbal blog: Rose root is an adaptogen.

Photo: Rhaponticum carthamoides 16.

Flowering plants. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Planted. 2005-06-17.

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Flowering plants. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Planted. 2005-06-17.

Maral root.

Blog categories:
Problems:
Henriette's herbal blog: A nice adaptogen which specifically strengthens the kidneys.

Photo: Rhaponticum carthamoides 12.

Flowering plants. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Planted. 2002-06-06.

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Flowering plant. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Planted. 2002-06-01.

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Flowering top. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Planted. 2001-06-14.

Photo: Rhaponticum carthamoides 8.

Plants in flower. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Planted. 2001-06-08.

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Plants in flower. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Planted. 2001-06-08.

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Young plant. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Planted. 1999-06-01.

Photo: Rhaponticum carthamoides 2.

... so first you pull it apart (this is hard work) ... Bromarv, Finland. Processed. 1998-08-01.

Photo: Rhaponticum carthamoides 1.

Roots dug up, with greens. Bromarv, Finland. Picked. 1998-08-01.

Photo: Rhaponticum carthamoides 3.

... then you wash it. Keep pulling it into smaller bits, too. Bromarv, Finland. Processed. 1998-08-01.


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