- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Celosia argentea
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Celosia argentea in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Celosia argentea
Celosia argentea in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Qingxiangzi
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Seed of Feather Corkscomb
Specific Name : Semen celosiae
Collection : The plant is cut up or the infructescence is picked up in autumn when the fruit is ripe, dried in the sun and the seed is gathered and removed from foreign matters.
Description : Oblate, a few rounded reniform, 1 - 1.5mm in diameter. Externally black or reddish black, lustrous, somewhat raised in the middle with a hilum on the slightly dented lateral side. Testa thin and brittle, odorless and tasteless.Foreign matter: Not more than 2% (Appendix lX A).
Action : To remove heat from the liver, and to clear the eye of corneal opacity.
Indication : redness of the eye and dizziness due to excessive heat or fire in the liver; nebula with blurred vision
Dosage : 9 to 15 g.
Storage : Preserve in a dry place.
Synonymns for Celosia argentea
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Evidence or the Use of Celosia argentea in the Treatment of Epilepesy
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