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|Common name||Jejudo ladybell, Seom-jan-dae|
|Seientific name||Adenophora taquetii|
|INCI name||Adenophora Taquetii Extract (registration in progress)|
|Korean Cosmetic ingredient name||섬진대추출물|
|Used part||Whole plant /|
|Potential benefits in cosmetics|
|Known active compounds|
Adenophora taquetii is an endemic and perennial flowering plant living in the high altitudes (>700 m) ofHalla Mountain and is found only in Jeju Island. Species taquetii is from the name of the priest Taquetiito honor him who tried to inform endemic plants grown in Jeju all over the world. Purple flowers bloombetween July and August in unique bell-like shapes, growing muscular root underground with bundlesof branches. It endures strong winds in Halla Mountain and grows to about 20 cm. Young leaves androots are edible as a food ingredient. Some people say eating the leaves and roots of A. taquetii makesskin softer. Locally, it is known as the longest living plant in Jeju Island, as long as wild ginseng.
No scientific data has been reported about A. taquetii. However, Adenophora genera are known foreffects such as a detoxifier against chemicals or heavy metals in pesticides intoxicating farmers.Traditional remedies refer to the efficacies of invigorating the spleen and stomach, stopping cough,nourishing muscles, and reducing fever.