Herbaceous miogoletinkn 20-80 cm high. Distribution: European part, the Caucasus, Western Snbnr.
Contain triterpenoids, flavonoids to 4.1% in the flowers of P. sanguisorba L., (among them iidiny percent), phytosterol esters tsiklitolov, as well as phenolic acids and higher zhnriye established structure. Marked tannins to 14.5% of P. polygamum Waldst. et Kit, fatty oil to 20.3% of the seeds P. sanguisorba, essential oil. Detected alkaloids, cardenolides, leykoaitotsianiiy, sapoiiiy, phospholipids to 0.2% in the seeds P. polygamum, trigliieri-dy, vitamin C.
Medicinal. Therapeutic action — knitting — Subtitle., Oversight. Part P. sanguisorba. Indications of the digestive system: diarrhea — Subtitle., Oversight. Part P. sanguisorba; injury: with festering wounds — the leaves of P. polygonatum; infections / infestations: pulmonary tuberculosis — Subtitle., oversight. h; tumors: malignant neoplasms — Subtitle., oversight. Part P. sanguisorba.
Food. Salad: leaves P. polygonatum, P. sanguisorba; substitute for tea: Hopes. Part P. sanguisorba.
Nutritional supplements. Seasoning for fish and meat dishes, flavor drinks: leaves P. polygonatum, P. sanguisorba.
Stern. For large and small cattle: P. polygonatum, P. sanguisorba.
Melliferous. P. polygonatum.
Materials. Flavor in perfumes and cosmetics: Hopes. Part P. polygonatum.