- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Cannabis sativa
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Cannabis sativa in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Cannabis sativa
Cannabis sativa in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Huomaren
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Hemp Seed
Specific Name : Semen cannabis
Collection : The drug is collected in autumn when ripe, remove from foreign matters and dried in the sun.
Description : Ovoid, 4 - 5.5mm long, 2.5 - 4mm in diameter. Externally greyish green or greyish yellow with fine and white or brown reticulations, ribbed at both sides, somewhat acute at the apex with round fruit stalk scar at the base. Pericarp thin and brittle, easily broken. Testa green, cotyledons 2, milky white and oily. Slight odor and taste weak.
Processing : Eliminate foreign matters and pericarp.Stir fried Semen Cannabis: Stir fry as described under the method for simple stir frying (Appendix ll D) until it becomes yellow and scented.
Action : To cause laxation.
Indication : constipation due to deficiency of blood and intestinal fluid
Dosage : 9 to 15 g.
Storage : Preserve in a cool and dry place, protected from heat and moth.
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