Raw Material of Lily Tea

Published: Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Lily (Lilium) is a Liliaceae lily perennial herb bulbous plant, native to the temperate regions of almost every continent in the northern hemisphere, mainly in eastern Asia, Europe, North America, the world has found more than 110 varieties , of which 55 are produced in China. There are many new varieties produced by artificial hybridization, for example: Asian lily, musk lily, perfume lily, Kwai (fire) lily, Ji Lily and so on. Lily is mainly used to watch, especially in the Netherlands and Japan, the output of cut flowers mostly varieties. Lily bulb is rich in amylopectin starch, some can be used as vegetables, in China, lily has a long history, and Chinese medicine Lily micro-cold level, with lungs, clear fire role. Red lily flower, the effect of soothe the nerves, flowers, squamous stems can be used as medicine, is a kind of both flowers and medicinal herbs. Mainly produced in China, Japan, North America and Europe and other temperate regions. Graceful lily flowers, green leaves graceful show, slim stem, is a rare cut flower rookie. Scale shape is one of the species based on classification. Most lily scales for the lanceolate, no section, the scales are more complex tile-like arrangement in the bulb tray, the composition of the bulbs. Stem surface usually green, or brown markings, or almost full reddish brown. Stems is  cylindrical and glabrous. Leaf spiral arranged randomly, less rotation. Leaves sessile or shortly stalked. Leaves whole or small papillary musk lily. Flowers large, solitary, fasciculate or raceme. Flowers upright, drooping or flat stretch, often bright colors. Tepals 6, divided into 2 rounds, free, often made of bell, trumpet. Color white, yellow, pink, red and other colors. It has 6 stamens, and filaments are slender, anther ellipsoid is larger. Broadly ovate, ca. 10 cm deep into soil; stem erect, hard, basal part embedded in soil with 2-3 fibrous roots, aerial parts 1.2-1.5 meters high, 0.8-1.2 cm in diameter, ribbed, dark purple, and white fleece. Leaves scattered, sessile, bright, lanceolate, 3-15 cm long, 0.5-1.5 cm wide, apex acuminate, with more than 5 veins, upper leaves gradually become shorter and even to form leafy bracts, usually leaf axillary Beads; Beads buds, diameter 2-3 mm, the old becomes black. Inflorescences coniform; pedicel hard, carried out, slightly drooping flowers; perianth piece 6, orange, dense purple black spots, open when rewinding, lanceolate, 8 cm long and 1.5 cm wide; 7 cm, anther purple, with spots; stigmas purple, ovary 1.3-1.8 cm. Fruit obovate, 3-4 cm long. Flowering - as usual in July. Lily function: Lily has a high nutritional content, but also has high medicinal value, as early as 2000 years ago, Lily was quoted by Chinese medicine, ancient "Materia Medica" in a detailed account. Lily (perfume): means pure, wedding blessings, noble