Cimicifuga foetida

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Nomenclature

Other Names:

Historical Use of Cimicifuga foetida

Cimicifuga foetida in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Background

Lushengma ÂÌÉýÂé Zhishengma ÖËÉýÂé Chinese Name (pinyin): Shengma

Chinese Name  :

Common Name  :Bugbane Rhizome

Specific Name  : Rhizoma cimicifugae

Scientific Name:
Collection  : The drug is collected in autumn, removed from soil and fibrous roots and dried in the sun.

Description  : Irregular long pieces, frequently branched, nodular, 10 - 20 cm in diameter, 10 - 20 cm long, 2 - 4 cm in diameter. Externally blackish brown or brown, rough with remains of many wiry fibrous roots. The upper part sdhowing several round and hollow remains of stem, the inner walls with reticulate furrows and the lower part lumpy with fibrous root scars. Texture light and hard, uneasily broken, fracture uneven, cracked, fibrous, yellowish green or yellowish white. Odour slight, taste slightly bitter and astringent.

Identification  : Not more than 8.0%

Processing  : Eliminate foreign matter, soak briefly, wash clean, soften thoroughly, cut into thick slices and dry.

Action  : To induce perspiration and promote eruption, to remove toxic heat, and to cure droping and ptosis.

Indication  : headache caused by wind-heat, toothache, ulcers in the mouth, sore throat; measles with inadequate eruption and other eruptive febrile diseases; prolapse of the rectum or uterus

Precautions  :

Dosage  : 3 to 9 g.

Storage  : Preserve in a ventilated and dry place.

P88 1.jpg
Tcm334.jpg
P88 2.jpg

Nomenclature

Other Names:

Historical Use of Cimicifuga foetida

Cimicifuga foetida in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Background

Lushengma ÂÌÉýÂé Zhishengma ÖËÉýÂé Chinese Name (pinyin): Shengma

Chinese Name  :

Common Name  :Bugbane Rhizome

Specific Name  : Rhizoma cimicifugae

Scientific Name:
Collection  : The drug is collected in autumn, removed from soil and fibrous roots and dried in the sun.

Description  : Irregular long pieces, frequently branched, nodular, 10 - 20 cm in diameter, 10 - 20 cm long, 2 - 4 cm in diameter. Externally blackish brown or brown, rough with remains of many wiry fibrous roots. The upper part sdhowing several round and hollow remains of stem, the inner walls with reticulate furrows and the lower part lumpy with fibrous root scars. Texture light and hard, uneasily broken, fracture uneven, cracked, fibrous, yellowish green or yellowish white. Odour slight, taste slightly bitter and astringent.

Identification  : Not more than 8.0%

Processing  : Eliminate foreign matter, soak briefly, wash clean, soften thoroughly, cut into thick slices and dry.

Action  : To induce perspiration and promote eruption, to remove toxic heat, and to cure droping and ptosis.

Indication  : headache caused by wind-heat, toothache, ulcers in the mouth, sore throat; measles with inadequate eruption and other eruptive febrile diseases; prolapse of the rectum or uterus

Precautions  :

Dosage  : 3 to 9 g.

Storage  : Preserve in a ventilated and dry place.

Synonymns for Cimicifuga foetida

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Cimicifuga foetida

Pharmaceutical Information

Chemical Constituents

Evidence or the Use of Cimicifuga foetida in the Treatment of Epilepesy

Basic Science

Animal Studies

Cohort, Case-Control and Non-Randomized Trials

Randomized Controlled Trials

Meta-Analysis

1st Five Results: pubmed search

Jing Lu, Xing-Rong Peng, Da-Shan Li, Qiang-Qiang Shi, Ming-Hua Qiu
Cytotoxic Cycloartane Triterpenoid Saponins from the Rhizomes of Cimicifuga foetida.
Nat Prod Bioprospect: 2019, 9(4);303-310
[PubMed:31214880] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)

Ya-Ping Wang, Di Ma, Xiao-Tong Cheng, Si-Jia Zhang, Wei Xue, Yan Deng, Yan-Fang Wang, Ai-Jun Sun
Comparison Of Cimicifuga foetida extract and different hormone therapies regarding in causing breast pain in early postmenopausal women.
Gynecol. Endocrinol.: 2019, 35(2);160-164
[PubMed:30324837] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

Qiang-Qiang Shi, Jing Lu, Xing-Rong Peng, Da-Shan Li, Lin Zhou, Ming-Hua Qiu
Cimitriteromone A-G, Macromolecular Triterpenoid-Chromone Hybrids from the Rhizomes of Cimicifuga foetida.
J. Org. Chem.: 2018, 83(17);10359-10369
[PubMed:30044102] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

L Gao, H Zuo, T Zheng, W Xue, Y Wang, Y Deng, A Sun
Influence of hormone therapy or C. foetida extract on breast tenderness in postmenopausal women.
Climacteric: 2018, 21(3);292-297
[PubMed:29542344] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

L Gao, T Zheng, W Xue, Y Wang, Y Deng, H Zuo, A Sun
Efficacy and safety evaluation of Cimicifuga foetida extract in menopausal women.
Climacteric: 2018, 21(1);69-74
[PubMed:29198157] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

Safety

Allergies

Side Effect and Warnings

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Adverse Effects