Common Hop


 

            Family: Cannabaceae

  • Botanic Name: Humulus lupulus
  • English Name: Common Hop
  • Regional Names:
  • General Definition: It is a plant that blossoms greenish-white flowers between the months of July- September, 2-5 m in height,clutching stem, with 2 protective cased herbaceous plant species.
  • Used Parts: Cone-shaped female flowers.
  • Active Ingredients: The essential oil contains bitter substances named humulene and lupulone, resin, wax, tannin. Humulene, myrcen,terpene and valerianic acid esters are found in essential oil.
  • Harvest: In August
  • Spreading Area: Marmara region