Artemisia argyi

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Historical Use of Artemisia argyi

Artemisia argyi in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Airong °¬ÈÞ Aiyetan °¬Ò¶Ì¿ Shengaiye Éú°¬Ò¶ Chinese Name (pinyin): Aiye

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Common Name  :Argyi Leaf

Specific Name  : Folium Artemisiae Argyi

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Collection  : The drug is collected in summer before flowering, removed from foreign matter and dried in the sun.

Description  : Mostly crumpled, broken, short petioled when whole, ovate elliptical, pinnatipartite, segments elliptical-lanceolate, margins irregularly dentate, upper surface greyish green or yellowish green, sparsely pubescent and glandular-punctate, lower surface densely greyish-white, tomentose, texture soft, odor delicately aromatic, taste bitter.

Identification  : Powder, greenish brown, nonglandular hairs occurring in two types. One type T-shaped with elongated and bent apical cell, unequally 2-armed and a 2 - 4 celled stalk, the second type of uniseriat, 3 - 5 celled with a very long and twisted apical cell, frequently broken. Glandular hairs paramesium-like in surface view, consisting of 4 or 6 opposite and overlapped cells, devoid of stalk. Cluster of calcium oxalate, occurring in mesophyll cells.

Processing  : Eliminate foreign matter and petioles and sift.Carbonized and processed with vinegar: Stir fry cleaned drug as describe under the method of carbonizing by strifrying (Appendix ll D) until its outer part is charred then spray vinegar on it and stir fry to dryness. To each 100kg of Folium Artemisiae Argyi add 15kg of vinegar.

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Indication  : pain in the lower abdomen with cold sensation; mentrual disorders of cold type; infertility; spitting of blood, epistaxis, uterine bleeding in pregnancy, excessive menstrual flow; external use for itching

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Dosage  : 3-10g

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1st Five Results: pubmed search

Maqsood Ahmed, Qin Peiwen, Zumin Gu, Yuyang Liu, Aatika Sikandar, Dilbar Hussain, Ansar Javeed, Jamil Shafi, Mazher Farid Iqbal, Ran An, Hongxia Guo, Ying Du, Weijing Wang, Yumeng Zhang, Mingshan Ji
Insecticidal activity and biochemical composition of Citrullus colocynthis, Cannabis indica and Artemisia argyi extracts against cabbage aphid (Brevicoryne brassicae L.).
Sci Rep: 2020, 10(1);522
[PubMed:31949220] [] [DOI] (I e)

Yi-Wei Sun, Yan Ju, Cai-Hong Liu, Kai-Cheng Du, Da-Li Meng
Polyhydroxyl guaianolide terpenoids as potential NF-кB inhibitors induced cytotoxicity in human gastric adenocarcinoma cell line.
Bioorg. Chem.: 2020, 95;103551
[PubMed:31911301] [] [DOI] (I p)

Ching-Ping Tseng, Yu-Ling Huang, Yao-Wen Chang, Hsiang-Ruei Liao, Yu-Li Chen, Pei-Wen Hsieh
Polysaccharide-containing fraction from Artemisia argyi inhibits tumor cell-induced platelet aggregation by blocking interaction of podoplanin with C-type lectin-like receptor 2.
J Food Drug Anal: 2020, 28(1);115-123
[PubMed:31883599] [] [DOI] (I p)

Fei Zhang, Zhi-Xian Jing, Bao-Yu Ji, Li-Xin Pei, Sui-Qing Chen, Xuan-Ying Wang, Xiao-Bo Zhang, Ting-Ting Shi, Lu-Qi Huang
[Study of extracting natural resources of Chinese medicinal materials planted area in Luoning of Henan province based on UAV of low altitude remote sensing technology and remote sensing image of satellite].
Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi: 2019, 44(19);4095-4100
[PubMed:31872682] [] [DOI] (P p)

Xiao-Shan Shi, Hong-Lei Li, Xiao-Ming Li, Dun-Jia Wang, Xin Li, Ling-Hong Meng, Xing-Wang Zhou, Bin-Gui Wang
Highly oxygenated polyketides produced by Trichoderma koningiopsis QA-3, an endophytic fungus obtained from the fresh roots of the medicinal plant Artemisia argyi.
Bioorg. Chem.: 2020, 94;103448
[PubMed:31785858] [] [DOI] (I p)



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