- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Broussonetia papyrifera
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Broussonetia papyrifera in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Broussonetia papyrifera
Broussonetia papyrifera in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Chushizi
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Pappermulberry fruit
Specific Name : Fructus broussonetiae
Collection : The drug is collected in autumn when ripe, wash clean, dried in the sun, removed from greyish white, membranous oersistent calyx and foreign matter.
Description : Somewhat spherical or ovoid, slightly flattened, about 1.5mm in diameter. Externally reddish brown, showing reticulated wrinkles or grandular prominences with ridges on one side and furrows on the other side some bearing fruit stalk. Texture hard and brittle, easily pressed to break. Endosperm almost white oily, odorless and taste weak.
Identification : Powder: reddish brown, palisade cell walls of pericarp mucilaginous, remaining denticulate, striate thickened part, fine awn like in shape. Crystaliferous sclenal in surface view, containing clusters of calcium oxalate, subrectangular in section view, inner walls extremely thickened, lumina situated along outside, clusters oblong. Sclerenchymatous cells of endocarp extremely flattened, frequently overlapped in many layers with indistinct boundary. Epidermal cells of testa polygonal in surface view with slight beaded, unlignified walls and yellowish brown content containing lumina.Total ash: not more than 8.0%
Action : To replenish the kidney, to subdue hyperactivity of the liver, to clear the eye of opacity, and to cause diuresis.
Indication : aching and weakness of the loins and knees, consumptive fever, dizziness and blurred vision; nebula; edema
Dosage : 6 to 12 g.
Storage : Preserve in a dry place, protected from moth.
Synonymns for Broussonetia papyrifera
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Evidence or the Use of Broussonetia papyrifera in the Treatment of Epilepesy
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