Akebia quinata

Akebia quinata

A potassium salt-rich climbing vine, the stem of which contains saponin and sapogenin and has antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory activity. It is used in herbal medicine as an analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and diuretic, and for dry mouth, laryngitis, and sinusitis, and to promote secretion and ease childbirth.
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Other evergreen climbing plant choices include Clematis armandii with its delightfully almond-scented white flowers in spring, or semi-evergreen, such as the chocolate vine, Akebia quinata.
Akebia quinata is commonly known as chocolate vine.
Antinociceptive and anti- inflammatory effects of the saponin and sapogenins obtained from the stem of Akebia quinata.
Inhibitory effects of Akebia quinata ethanol extract on TNF-[alpha]lpha-mediated vascular inflammation in human aortic smooth muscle cells.
Likewise, Akebia quinata, which was apparently planted, has become well-established in the small woods south of Hayes House.
Use Akebia quinata to densely clothe a south- or west-facing trellis fence with attractive, divided leaves.
I have just planted the vigorous climber Akebia Quinata, the Chocolate Vine, semi evergreen with vanilla-scented flowers.
Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory effects of the saponin and sapogenins obtained from the stem of Akebia quinata.
Chocolate Vine - Akebia quinata - Carol struggles to get it to flower but loves the scented flowers and the strange sausage shaped seed pods, when they develop.
1) Akebia quinata (the chocolate vine) This twining climber has pretty pale green foliage and vanilla-perfumed, purple-brown flowers appear in late spring.