- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Aesculus chinensis
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Aesculus chinensis in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Aesculus chinensis
Aesculus chinensis in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Suolouzi
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Buckeye Seed
Specific Name : Semen aseculi
Collection : The drug is collected in autumn when ripe, removed from pericarp, dried in the sun or at a lower temperature.
Description : Oblate or subspherical, resembling chestnut, 1.5 - 4 cm in diameter. Externally brown or dark brown, frequently shrunken, somewhat lustrous, hilum light in color, subrounded, occupying ½-1/4 in area of the seed with stripe of projecting raphe on one side, sometimes indistinct. Testa hard and fragile, cotyledons 2, thick and hard, resembling the kernel of chestnut, yellowish white or pale brown and starchy. Odorless and taste bitter then sweet.
Processing : Remove the outer coat and foreign matters, break into pieces before use.
Action : To regulate the flow of qi, normalize the stomach function nd relieve pain.
Dosage : 3 to 9 g.
Storage : Preserve in a dry place, protected from mould nd moth.
Synonymns for Aesculus chinensis
Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Aesculus chinensis
Evidence or the Use of Aesculus chinensis in the Treatment of Epilepesy
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