Albizia julibrissin known in China as He Huan Hua (The root is He Huan Pi) is also known by a number of different names such as Collective Happiness Tree, Persian Silk Tree, Pink Silk Tree, Bastard Tamarind, Pink Siris, Mimosa Tree Bark & Silk-Tree.
He Huan Hua is a natural product which is untreated by heat and harvested from a deciduous tree native to China, Persia, Korea and Japan. It grows to a height of about 16 metres and the tree has dark, greenish-grey bark which has vertical stripes as it ages. The leaves are bi-pinnate, 20-45cm in length, mid green in colour on the upper surface, paler green below and comprised of linear-lanceolate-oblong, leaflets in pairs of 4-12, each leaflet 1-1.5cm in length. The dense inflorescences consist of clusters of individual flowers with many stamens which are 2-3cm in length and whitish-pink to fuchsia pink in colour.
The herb was first mentioned in the ‘Ben Cao Shi Yi’ circa 720 B.C. The translation of the Chinese words ‘He Huan’ means ‘Enliven the Spirit’
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