- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Biota orientalis
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Biota orientalis in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Biota orientalis
Biota orientalis in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Baiziren
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Specific Name : Semen platycladi
Collection : The ripe seed is collected in autumn and winter, dried in the sun and removed from testa.
Description : Long ovoid or long elliptical, 4 - 7mm long, 1.5 - 3 in diameter. Externally yellowish white or pale yellowish brown covered with membranous tegment, apex slightly acute with a small dark brown point, base obtusely rounded. Texture soft, oily, odor slightly aromatic and taste weak.Processing: Eliminate and remaining testa.
Processing : Eliminate and remaining testa.Semen Platycladi (frost like powder): Make it into frost like powder as describe under the method for frost like powder (appendix 11 D)
Action : To calm th enerves, to check excessive perspiration, and to relax the bowels.
Dosage : 3 to 9 g.
Storage : Preserve in a cool and dry place, protected from heat and moth.
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