- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Aconitum kusnezoffi
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Aconitum kusnezoffi in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Aconitum kusnezoffi
Aconitum kusnezoffi in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Zhicaowu
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Prepared Kusnezoff Monkshood Root
Specific Name : Radix aconiti kusnezoffii preparata
Collection : The drug is the processed Radix Aconiti KusnezoffiiProcedure: Grade clean Radix Aconiti Kusnezoffii according to size. Macerate it in water until there is no white core in the larger root and the taste becomes slightly numb. After removal allow it to dry in the air approximately then cut into slices and dry.
Description : Irregular rounded or nearly triangular slices. Externally dark brown with a greyish white polyangular cambium ring, dotted vascular bundles and clefts, the edges wrinkle or curved, texture fragile, odourless, taste slightly pungent and numb.
Identification : Complies with test (2) for Identification described under Radix Aconiti Kusnezoffii.Dieter alkaloids: Complies with the test for dieter alkaloids described under Radix Aconiti Kusnezoffii Preparata.Assay: Carry out the Assay described under Radix Aconiti Kusnezoffii Preparata, it complies with the requirements.
Action : To relieve rheumatic conditions, to warm the channels and to alleviate pain.
Indication : rheumatic and rheumatoid arthralgia; precordial and abdominal pain with cold sensation; abdominal colic caused by cold; anaesthesia
Precautions : Be cautious when the unprocessed root is taken orally. Incompatible with Bulbus Fritillariae, Rhizoma Pinelliae, Rhizoma Bletillae, Radix Ampelopsis, Radix Trichosenthis, Fructus Trichosanthis and Corus Rhinoceri.
Dosage : 1.5 to 3 g; to be decocted for a long time before adding other ingredients.
Storage : Preserve in a ventilated dry place, protected from moth.
Synonymns for Aconitum kusnezoffi
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Evidence or the Use of Aconitum kusnezoffi in the Treatment of Epilepesy
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