Growing LEGBA Jiaogulan means inviting a
source of health and vitality. Its ability to adapt to various
environments and its multiple benefits make it a valuable addition
to any green space concerned with well-being.

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Jiaogulan from LEGBA: The Asian Adaptogen with Multiple Virtues

Jiaogulan from LEGBA: The Asian Adaptogen with Multiple Virtues

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LEGBA presents Jiaogulan (pronounced “Dschiau-gu-lan”), a climbing plant from the Cucurbitaceae family, native to Asia. Recognized for its adaptogenic properties comparable to those of ginseng, Jiaogulan offers a natural alternative for well-being, with a unique richness in saponins for optimal balance in the body.

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Plant available from April to the end of October

Detailed Description and Benefits

Jiaogulan, nicknamed "women's ginseng" or "the tea of ​​immortality", is distinguished by its
ease of cultivation and rapid growth. Its leaves, when they
are fresh, offer a pleasant licorice taste and can
revitalize the body. Rich in gypenosides and ginsenosides,
Jiaogulan is a powerful adaptogen, antioxidant and heart tonic,
promoting a robust immune system and hormonal balance

How to cultivate it? Growing guide

  • Soil : Prefers nutrient-rich, well-drained soil.
  • Brightness : Ideal in a partially shaded location sheltered from the wind.
  • Climate : Hardy to -18°C, but can be grown as an annual in colder regions.
  • Watering : Moderate, in accordance with the needs of a vigorous climbing plant.

Did you know? (Discover exciting stories!)

The growing popularity of Jiaogulan in the West is due to its virtues
adaptogens and its ability to improve general well-being. His
health effects have been supported by scientific research,
demonstrating its potential in the prevention of diseases linked to
stress, cholesterol reduction and improved function


  1. Can we eat Jiaogulan leaves?
    Yes, fresh or dried leaves can be used to prepare a tasty and beneficial infusion.
  2. Is Jiaogulan easy to grow?
    With appropriate soil and light conditions, Jiaogulan is an easy to care for climbing plant.
  3. What are the main benefits of Jiaogulan?
    Jiaogulan acts as an adaptogen, antioxidant, heart tonic and contributes to the balance of the immune system.
  4. How can Jiaogulan be used in the garden?
    Use it as a ground cover or let it climb structures for a touch of greenery and well-being.
  5. Are there any precautions to take with Jiaogulan?
    Although considered to be without side effects, it is still
    advised to consult a health professional before joining the
    Jiaogulan to your diet, especially in case of medical conditions
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