Chinemys reevesii

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Nomenclature

Other Names:

Historical Use of Chinemys reevesii

Chinemys reevesii in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Background

Chinese Name (pinyin): Guijia

Chinese Name  :

Common Name  :Tortoise shell

Specific Name  : Carapax et Plastrum Testudinis

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Collection  : The drug is collected, remove from the remaining muscles and dried in the sun.

Description  : The carapace and plastron being connected by a bony bridge, with the former slightly longer than the latter. The carapace long elliptic, arciform, anterior part slightly narrow than posterior part, the outer surface brown or black with one cervical scutee at anterior end 5 vetebral soutes along the midline of the back, 4 symmetricaln pleural scutes at both sides of the vertebral scutes. 11 marginal scutes at each side of the margin, 2 supracudal scutes between the hindmost marginal scutes. The plastron plate like, subrectangular elliptic, the outer surface pale-yellowish brown to brown with 12 horny scutes, each with purplish-brown radiated veins, the inner surface yellowish white to greyish-white, some with slight blood stains or remaining muscles, 9 pieces of the horny plates visible after cleaning and the serated edges enlaid each other. Anterior end obtuse or truncate, posterior end with triangular notch, wing-like bony bridge "wall plate(qingban)", curve upward obliquely at both lateral sides. Hard texture, slightly stinky and slightly salty.

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Processing  : Carapax et Plastrum Testudinis, steamed in a pan for 45 minutes, take out and put in hot water, remove skin and melt by scrub brush immediately then wash clean and dry in the sun.Carapax et Plastrum Testudinis (Processed with vinegar), stir fry the clean Carapax et plastrum testudinis with sand as described under the method for scalding (Appendix ll D) until the color of the surface turns to yellowish, take out temper with vinegar, using 20kg of vinegar per 100kg of carapax et platrum testudinis and dry. Break to pieces before use.

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Indication  : consumptive fever and night sweating due to deficiency of yin; vertigo, tremors, weakness of legs; forgetfulness

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Tcm p52 0018.jpg

Nomenclature

Other Names:

Historical Use of Chinemys reevesii

Chinemys reevesii in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Background

Shengguiban Éú¹ê°å Zhiguiban Ö˹ê°å Chinese Name (pinyin): Guiban

Chinese Name  :

Common Name  :Tortoise Plastron

Specific Name  : Plastrum Testudinis

Scientific Name:
Collection  :

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Indication  :

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Dosage  : 10-30g

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Synonymns for Chinemys reevesii

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Chinemys reevesii

Pharmaceutical Information

Chemical Constituents

Evidence or the Use of Chinemys reevesii in the Treatment of Epilepesy

Basic Science

Animal Studies

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Meta-Analysis

1st Five Results: pubmed search

Junfeng Huo, Aiguo Dong, Juanjuan Yan, Ailing Dong
Effects of cadmium on the gene transcription of the liver in the freshwater turtle (Chinemys reevesii).
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int: 2020;
[PubMed:31902076] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

Wenyi Zhang, Cuijuan Niu, Yukun Liu, Kenneth B Storey
Positive or negative? The shell alters the relationship among behavioral defense strategy, energy metabolic levels and antioxidant capacity in freshwater turtles.
Front. Zool.: 2019, 16;3
[PubMed:30809267] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P e)

Junfeng Huo, Aiguo Dong, Xiaojun Niu, Ailing Dong, Shaochin Lee, Cungen Ma, Lan Wang
Effects of cadmium on oxidative stress activities in plasma of freshwater turtle Chinemys reevesii.
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int: 2018, 25(8);8027-8034
[PubMed:29305804] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

Xianna Li, Hui Sun, Aihua Zhang, Zhidong Liu, Di Zou, Yanhua Song, Liang Liu, Xijun Wang
High-throughput LC-MS method for the rapid characterization of multiple chemical constituents and metabolites of Da-Bu-Yin-Wan.
J Sep Sci: 2017, 40(21);4102-4112
[PubMed:28841261] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

Junfeng Huo, Aiguo Dong, Yonghui Wang, Shaochin Lee, Cungen Ma, Lan Wang
Cadmium induces histopathological injuries and ultrastructural changes in the liver of freshwater turtle (Chinemys reevesii).
Chemosphere: 2017, 186;459-465
[PubMed:28806674] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

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