Amethyst flower

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

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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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 scented and light purple-blue labiate flowers. The plant reaches a growth height of 100-120 cm. Isodon japonicus has oval, grey-green, serrated leaves. The flowering period is between September and October.

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