Scarification: Soak the seed in water for 24-48 hours, refresh the water a few times.
Stratification: cold stratify for 60 days
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep , tamp the soil, keep moist
Looking for a natural remedy to improve your respiratory health? Look no further than Arisaema amurense, also known as Amur Jack in the Pulpit or Tian Nan Xing. Used in Chinese herbal medicine for thousands of years, this perennial plant is highly valued for its beneficial effects on the chest. When prescribed internally, the dried root is commonly used in conjunction with fresh ginger root.
This acrid irritant herb boasts a wide range of medicinal properties, including anodyne, antibacterial, antifungal, antiphlogistic, antirheumatic, anticancer, antispasmodic, antitumor, expectorant, sedative, and stomachic. It is most often used to treat coughs with profuse phlegm, tumours, cervical cancer, epilepsy, tetanus, and complaints involving muscular spasms. When applied externally, the fresh root can also help with ulcers and other skin complaints.
Arisaema amurense grows up to 0.5m high and wide, and is hardy to zone 5. Its flowers are dioecious, meaning individual flowers are either male or female, requiring both male and female plants to be grown if seed is required. The plant prefers light and medium soils with good drainage, and can grow in full or semi-shaded areas with moist soil.
Don't miss out on the ancient healing power of Arisaema amurense - try it today and experience the benefits for yourself!