Anodonta woodiana

From Epilepsy Naturapedia
Jump to: navigation, search


Other Names:

Historical Use of Anodonta woodiana

Anodonta woodiana in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Lianzhufen å¥Öé·Û Zhenzhufen ÕäÖé·Û Chinese Name (pinyin): Zhenzhu

Chinese Name  :

Common Name  :Pearl

Specific Name  : Margarita

Scientific Name:
Collection  : The drug is collected from animal, washed and dried.

Description  : subspheroidal, oblong, ovaoid or clavate, 1.5 - 8mm in diameter. Externally almost white, light pink, light yellowish green or light blue, translucent, smooth or slightly uneven with characteristic lustre. Texture hard, laminating veins on broken surface. Odorless and tasteless.

Identification  : 1.Powder: Whitish, irregular pieces translecent, lustrous, granular I surface view, sometimes finely undulated striated. The ground slices marked with concentric striations.2.To the powder, add dilute hydrochloric acid solution, a lot of bubbles are produced, filter, the filtrate yields the identification test calcium salts (Appendix lV)3.Examine the drug under ultra violet light (365nm) pale bluish violet or bright yellowish green fluorescence is shown, usuallt relatively bright in the peripheral zone

Processing  : Wash clean and dry.Powder of Margarita: Take clean margarita, grind and make it into finest powder as described under the method for levigation

Action  : To calm the nerves, to eliminate corneal opacity, to counteract toxicity and to promote the growth of new tissues.

Indication  : palpitation and insomnia; convulsion, epilepsy; nebula; skin ulceration that are difficult to heal

Precautions  :

Dosage  : 0.1 to 0.3 g, mostly used in making pills or powder; appropriate quantity for external use.

Storage  : Preserve in well closed containers.

Synonymns for Anodonta woodiana

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Anodonta woodiana

Pharmaceutical Information

Chemical Constituents

Evidence or the Use of Anodonta woodiana in the Treatment of Epilepesy

Basic Science

Animal Studies

Cohort, Case-Control and Non-Randomized Trials

Randomized Controlled Trials


1st Five Results: pubmed search

Ivan N Bolotov, Alexander V Kondakov, Ekaterina S Konopleva, Ilya V Vikhrev, Olga V Aksenova, Andrey S Aksenov, Yulia V Bespalaya, Alexey V Borovskoy, Petr P Danilov, Gennady A Dvoryankin, Mikhail Y Gofarov, Mikhail B Kabakov, Olga K Klishko, Yulia S Kolosova, Artem A Lyubas, Alexander P Novoselov, Dmitry M Palatov, Grigory N Savvinov, Nikolay M Solomonov, Vitaly M Spitsyn, Svetlana E Sokolova, Alena A Tomilova, Elsa Froufe, Arthur E Bogan, Manuel Lopes-Lima, Alexander A Makhrov, Maxim V Vinarski
Integrative taxonomy, biogeography and conservation of freshwater mussels (Unionidae) in Russia.
Sci Rep: 2020, 10(1);3072
[PubMed:32080260] [] [DOI] (I e)

Xichao Xia, Cuiui Guan, Jiawei Chen, Maolin Qiu, Jinxu Qi, Mengwei Wei, Xiaowei Wang, Ke Zhang, Suxiang Lu, Linguo Zhang, Chunxiu Hua, Shipeng Xue, Lunguang Yao
Innate Immun: 2019;1753425919897823
[PubMed:31889462] [] [DOI] (I a)

Caroline Methling, Karel Douda, Martin Reichard
Intensity-dependent energetic costs in a reciprocal parasitic relationship.
Oecologia: 2019, 191(2);285-294
[PubMed:31494712] [] [DOI] (I p)

Weixin Jing, Lang Lang, Zigen Lin, Na Liu, Lan Wang
Cadmium bioaccumulation and elimination in tissues of the freshwater mussel Anodonta woodiana.
Chemosphere: 2019, 219;321-327
[PubMed:30551097] [] [DOI] (I p)

Fang Liu, Jung-Chen Huang, Chuanqi Zhou, Wenqiao Gao, Shaofeng Xia, Shengbing He, Weili Zhou
Development of an algal treatment system for selenium removal: Effects of environmental factors and post-treatment processing of Se-laden algae.
J. Hazard. Mater.: 2019, 365;546-554
[PubMed:30469034] [] [DOI] (I p)



Side Effect and Warnings

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Adverse Effects