Cichorium glandulosum

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Historical Use of Cichorium glandulosum

Cichorium glandulosum in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Chinese Name (pinyin): Juju

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Common Name  :Chicory Herb

Specific Name  : Herba cichorii

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Collection  : The drug is collected in autumn, remove from foreign matter and dried in the sun.

Description  : Herb of Cichorium glandulosum: wholly covered with hard hairs. Stems cylindrical, slightly curved, externally greyish green or purplish with longitudinal ridges, fracture yellowish-white, hollowed. Leaves frequently broken, greyish green, leaves at the middle part of the stems pinately cleft when whole. Capitulum 5 - 13, arranged in short racene. Involucre tubular, 5 - 6mm in diameter, bracts 2 layers, the outer layer slightly shorter or similar in length with glandular hairs. Ligulate florets blue. Achenes obovate, ridged, truncate at the apex, covered with scaly airgrets, 1 - 2mm long, yellowsig h brown or brown. Odour slight, taste salty slightly bitter.

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Processing  : Eliminate foreign matter and cut into sections.

Action  : To remove heat from the liver, to stimulate the discharge of bile, to promote digestion and increase appetite, and to cause diuresis.

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Dosage  : 9 to 18 g.

Storage  : Preserve in a cool and dry place.

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1st Five Results: pubmed search

Dong-Mei Qin, Xin-Bing Wang, Nan Zou, Chang Han, Jia Xu
Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) Analysis of the Volatile Oil of Cichorium Glandulosum Boiss et Huet and its Effects on Carbon Tetrachloride-Induced Liver Fibrosis in Rats.
Med. Sci. Monit.: 2019, 25;3591-3604
[PubMed:31089070] [] [DOI] (I e)

Ting Dang, Guijuan Zheng, Qihua Zhang, Pengfei Jin, Hanqi Zhang, Linjie Su, Dongmei Qin, Guangmin Yao
Sesquiterpenoids with diverse carbon skeletons from the roots of Cichorium glandulosum and their anti-inflammatory activities.
Fitoterapia: 2019, 136;104170
[PubMed:31085308] [] [DOI] (I p)

Huiyu Qin, Haijun Chen, Yang Zou, Xiaoyi Zhang, Changqing Wei, Wen Chen, Zhiyong Xie, Meicun Yao, Bo Han
Systematic investigation of the mechanism of Cichorium glandulosum on type 2 diabetes mellitus accompanied with non-alcoholic fatty liver rats.
Food Funct: 2019, 10(5);2450-2460
[PubMed:30969285] [] [DOI] (I p)

Maoru Li, Ji Ma, Owais Ahmad, Yi Cao, Bing Wang, Qiangqiang He, Jiajing Li, Hongli Yin, Yifan Zhang, Jiang He, Jing Shang
Lipid-modulate activity of Cichorium glandulosum Boiss. et Huet polysaccharide in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease larval zebrafish model.
J. Pharmacol. Sci.: 2018, 138(4);257-262
[PubMed:30482436] [] [DOI] (I p)

Yuqin Luo, Weijun Yang, Abudujilili Abuduaini, Haji Akber Aisa
Evid Based Complement Alternat Med: 2018, 2018;8549519
[PubMed:30420898] [] [DOI] (P e)



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