- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Buddleja officinalis
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Buddleja officinalis in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Buddleja officinalis
Buddleja officinalis in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Mimenghua
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Flower of Pale Butterflybush
Specific Name : Flos buddlejae
Collection : The drug is collected in spring before flowering, removed from foreign matter and dried.
Description : Mainly small branches of influrescence bearing dense flower buds, irregular conical, 1.5-3cm long. Externally greyish-yellow, densely pubescent clavate with upper side slightly larger. 0.3-1cm long, 0.1-0.2cm in diameter, calyx campanulate with 4 terminal teeth, corolla tubular as long as calyx or longer with terminal lobes, lobes ovate, stamens 4 inserted on the middle of corolla tube. Texture soft, odour slightly aromatic, taste slightly bitter and pungent.
Identification : Calyx and corolla in surface view, the lower epidermis densely covered with non-grandular hairs, usually 4-celled at the base 2-celled, uniseriate at the apex 2-celled, biseriate, each cell 2-forked, forks 250 - 500µm long, walls extremely thick, lumen linear. The upper epidermis of corolla with few nongrandular hairs, unicellular 200-600µm long, walls with numerous spiny emergences. Pollen grains globose, 13 - 20µm in diameter, exine smooth with three germinal pores.
Action : To remove heat, replanish th eliver and clear the eye of corneal opacity.
Indication : inflammation of the eye with lacrimation and photohobia; blurred vision in deficiency syndrome of the liver; nebula
Dosage : 3 to 9 g.
Storage : Preserve in a ventilated and dry place, protected from moisture.
Synonymns for Buddleja officinalis
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Evidence or the Use of Buddleja officinalis in the Treatment of Epilepesy
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