Chinese: fang fen
English: saposhnikovia root, ladebouriella root, siler root
Pharmaceutical: Saposhnikoviae Radix
Properties: Acrid, sweet, slightly warm
Standard Species: Saposhnikonia divaricata (Turcz) Schischk.
Note: Glehnia littoralis Fr. Schmidt ex Miquel has been also used as Bofu in Japanese Kampo. Glehnia littoralis has been included in the 9th edition of the Japanese Pharmacopeia.
Formulas Containing Bofu: