Inula helenium, Alant, Aster helenium, Aster officinalis, Elfdock, Elfwort, Helenium grandiflorum, Horse-Elder, Horseheal, Scabwort, Velvet Dock, Wild Sunflower, Yellow Starwort.
BOTANICAL NAME: Inula helenium
MICROBIOLOGICAL STANDARDS: SALMONELLA absent in 25 g
Bitter substances known as alanto-lactones and up to 45% inulin.
Roots and rhizomes dug from 2- to 3-year-old plants, dried and cut.