Fritillaria (Fritillaria cirrhosa)


As a key ingredient included in Botano Throat™ product, Fritillaria is the processed bulb of Fritillaria cirrhosa, a flowering plant in the Liliaceae family.

Traditional Uses of Fritillaria (Fritillaria cirrhosa)

  • In the West, fritillaria is most commonly regarded as an ornamental
    garden plant. By contrast, it is traditionally valued as an herbal
    remedy in Nepal and China, where it grows in the Gansu, Qinghai,
    Sichuan, Xizang, and Yunnan provinces. Fritillaria cirrhosa, known
    as chuanbeimu that gains its name as being mainly produced in the northern part of Sichuan Province of China.
  • The plant is hardy to zone 5, can grow to 0.45 m, and is in flower from April to May.
  • The bulb is about 2 cm in diameter and is edible with a bittersweet taste.
  • Fritillaria cirrhosa, known as chuanbeimu (from Sichuan Province of China), has a very small corm which
    is considered superior, in terms of medicinal benefits.
  • Fritillaria is mentioned in the ancient literature, including a brief statement in the Shennong Bencao Jing
    (Great Herbal of China which dates around 3000 B.C.) which laid the foundation for the study of Chinese
  • For thousands of years, fritillaria has been used in Asia to clear heat and to moisten the lung dryness,
    for heat-type bronchitis with dry cough and for the heart (to calm heart fire).
  • Fritillaria is also used for treating lumps beneath the skin, such as scrofulous swellings and breast

WinVivo uses Fritillaria in products that address the following Health Concerns:

Articles about this botanical

Inhibition of bronchial inflammation (Fritillaria)

Fritillaria cirrhosa, Anemarrhena asphodeloides and Lee-Mo-Tang are well-known herbs used in oriental medicine for the treatment of asthma and bronchial inflammation.

Mechanism of Antitussive and Expectorant Activities but w/o Addictive Properties (Fritillaria)

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