Celosia cristata

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Nomenclature

Other Names:

Historical Use of Celosia cristata

Celosia cristata in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Background

Chinese Name (pinyin): Jiguanhua

Chinese Name  :

Common Name  :Cockcomb Flower

Specific Name  : Flos celosiae cristatae

Scientific Name:
Collection  : The drug is collected on flowering on autumn and dried in the sun.

Description  : Spike mostly flat and fleshy, cockcomb shaped, 8-25cm long, 5-20cm wide. The upper margin broad bearing folds and dense linear scales, narrowed towards the base often with remaining flat stem. Externally red or yellowish white, aggregating numerous florets below the middle. Persistent bracts and perianth segment of the florets membranous. Fruit dehiscent by lid, seeds obulate, kidney shaped, black, lustrous, texture light and pliable. Odourless and taste weak.

Identification  :

Processing  : Flos Celosiae Cristatae, eliminate foreign matter and remains of the stems cut into sections.Carbonized, stir fry the sections as describe under the method for carbonizing by stir frying (Appendix ll D) until it becomes charred black.

Action  : To arrest discharge (bleeding leukorrhea and diarrhea) as an astringent.

Indication  : hematemesis, abnormal uterine bleeding, hematochezia, hemorrhoidal bleeding, leukorrhea, chronic dysentery with persistent diarrhea

Precautions  :

Dosage  : 6 to 12 g.

Storage  : Preserve in a ventilated dry place.

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Nomenclature

Other Names:

Historical Use of Celosia cristata

Celosia cristata in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Background

Chinese Name (pinyin): Qingxiangzi

Chinese Name  :

Common Name  :Seed of Feather Corkscomb

Specific Name  : Semen celosiae

Scientific Name:
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).

Identification  :

Processing  :

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

Precautions  :

Dosage  : 9 to 15 g.

Storage  : Preserve in a dry place.

Synonymns for Celosia cristata

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Celosia cristata

Pharmaceutical Information

Chemical Constituents

Evidence or the Use of Celosia cristata in the Treatment of Epilepesy

Basic Science

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1st Five Results: pubmed search

Oladele A Oguntade, Adetutu A Adegbuyi, Adesola L Nassir, Solomon O Olagunju, Waheed A Salami, Rilwan O Adewale
Geoassessment of heavy metals in rural and urban floodplain soils: health implications for consumers of Celosia argentea and Corchorus olitorius vegetables in Sagamu, Nigeria.
Environ Monit Assess: 2020, 192(3);164
[PubMed:32025899] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I e)

Zewdie Kassa, Zemede Asfaw, Sebsebe Demissew
An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Sheka Zone of Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples Regional State, Ethiopia.
J Ethnobiol Ethnomed: 2020, 16(1);7
[PubMed:32024539] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I e)

Guo Yu, Jie Liu, Yumei Long, Zhe Chen, Geoffrey I Sunahara, Pingping Jiang, Shaohong You, Hua Lin, He Xiao
Phytoextraction of cadmium-contaminated soils: comparison of plant species and low molecular weight organic acids.
Int J Phytoremediation: 2019;1-9
[PubMed:31522543] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

Ameena Iqbal, Muhammad Umair Mushtaq, Aqib Hassan Ali Khan, Ismat Nawaz, Sohail Yousaf, Zeshan, Mazhar Iqbal
Influence of Pseudomonas japonica and organic amendments on the growth and metal tolerance of Celosia argentea L.
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int: 2019;
[PubMed:31428967] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

Sheng Liu, Xin Wang, Jin-di Xu, Pan-Pan Chen, Qian-Yue Zhang, Ming-Zhong Wang, Jian-Ming Ju, Jun-Ting Fan
[Chemical constituent analysis for seeds of Celosia argentea by UPLC-ESI-Q-TOF-MS].
Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi: 2019, 44(3);500-508
[PubMed:30989915] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)

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