Amethyst flower

Authors: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer, Prof. Dr. med. Martina Bacharach-Buhles

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Last updated on: 05.10.2023

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Isodon japonicus

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Isodon japonicus, the amethyst flower, is a deciduous plant from the Lamiaceae family. It has small, pleasantly fragrant and light purple lip flowers. The plant reaches a height of growth of 100-120 cm. Isodon japonicus has oval, gray-green, toothed leaves. The flowering period is in the months between September to October.

Isodon japonicus is the parent plant of Isodon japonicus extract, the cosmetically used extract from the plant.