Bergenia root

Bergenia root

Art-leaved bergenia, heartleaf bergenia, leather bergenia, winter-blooming bergenia, elephant-ears,elephant's ears, Korean elephant-ear, badan, pigsqueak, Siberian tea, Mongolian tea
Form: cutted
Origin: Russia, Altai
Year: 2019
Product Price
4.95 $


A perennial grassy plant with a thick long branched creeping rootstock. Leaves are long-stemmed, large, broadly oval, dark green, leathery, wintering, collected in a basal rosette. On the underside of the leaves there are dotted glands, the leaves turn red by autumn. The flowers are small, pink, bell-shaped, eleutheropetalous, gathered in a beautiful dense paniculate-corymbose inflorescence. The calyx of the flower is gamophyllous, with five sepals, five corolla petals, ten stamens, a pistil with a semi-lower ovary and two columns with reniform stigmas. Fruit-boxes with numerous oblong seeds. Height 10-50 cm.

Chemical composition

The leaves contain tannins, arbutin glucoside (up to 22%), Gallic acid and free hydroquinone (2-4%).


Tea from bergenia leaves has an antibacterial, astringent and hemostatic effect. Tea made from dried leaves is used for the treatment of inflammatory diseases of the diuretic system and in the treatment of diseases of the stomach and intestines. Another tea from the leaves of the bergenia is very useful for the human immune system. Decoction from the leaves of this plant is also used in the treatment of seborrhea and acne, making compresses on inflamed areas and rubbing it into the skin of the head. 

We ship orders to any country of the world participating in the international mail exchange. For shipping your orders we use the Russian Post mail service  and the national postal service of the recipient country. All orders are shipped with a registered tracking number, provided to the customer immediately after shipment of his parcel. This allows you to track all stages of delivery.

The cost of delivery is calculated automatically and you can always see its value in the cart. Shipping cost determines the gross weight of the parcel.

You can find detailed information on delivery and payment here

No one review :(

Last viewed