Rhododendron


 

Family: Ericaceae

  • Botanic Name: RHODODENDRON P.
  • English Name: Rhododendron
  • Regional Names: Zifin flower, Rhododendron
  • General Definition: It is a shrub or small tree species which can reach to 8-10 meters..
  • Used Parts: Leaves and flower
  • Active Ingredients: Leaves contains tannin,volatile oil,ericoline,arbutine and andomedol derivatives (andromedotoxin = grayanotoxin-I, and others).
  • Harvest: It blossoms in spring and maintains its flowery status for a long time.
  • Spreading Area: Black Sea