- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Akebia trifoliata
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Akebia trifoliata in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Akebia trifoliata
Akebia trifoliata in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Yuzhizi
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Akebia Fruit
Specific Name : Fructus akebiae
Collection : The drug is collected in summer or autumn when the fruit turned, greenish yellow, dried in the sun or treated in boiling water for a moment and dried in the sun.
Description : Reniform or prolate-ellipsoidal, slightly curved, 3 - 9cm long, 1.5 - 3.5cm in diameter. Externally yellowish brown with deep irregular wrinkles. Apex obtuse exhibiting a fruit stalk scar at the base. Texture hard, sarcocarp pale yellow or yellowish brown, seeds numerous, flattened and prolate-ovoid, yellowish brown or purplish brown, lustrous and linearly striated. Odor slightly aromatic, taste bitter.
Identification : Wash clean, dry in the sun and brak to pieces before use.
Action : To regulate the flow of the liver qi, to promote blood circultaion and relieve pain, and to cause diuresis.
Dosage : 3 to 9 g.
Storage : Preserve in a ventilated dry place.
Synonymns for Akebia trifoliata
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Evidence or the Use of Akebia trifoliata in the Treatment of Epilepesy
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