Citrus medica

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Nomenclature

Other Names:

Historical Use of Citrus medica

Citrus medica in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Background

Chinese Name (pinyin): Xiangyuan

Chinese Name  :

Common Name  :Citron Fruit

Specific Name  : Fructus citri

Scientific Name:
Collection  : The drug is collected in autumn when ripe, cut fresh, dried in the sun or at a low temperature. The fruit of Citrus wilsonii can be use wholly or cut in the middle into two parts, dried in the sun or at a low temperature.

Description  : Fruit of Citrus Medica: rounded or oblong slices, 4 - 10cm in diameter, 0.2 - 0.5cm thick. In transverse slices, the exocarp yellow or yellowish green, the edge sinuous, scattering with sunken oil spots, mesocarp 1 - 3cm thick, yellowish white, with irregular reticulated prominent vascular bundles, huice vesicles separated in 10 - 17 loculi. In longitudinal slices, the stele relatively thick. Texture soft and pliable, odor aromatic, taste slightly sweet, bitter and pungent.

Identification  :

Processing  : Break the whole one to pieces, soften the slices thoroughly. Cut into slivers and dry in the air.

Action  : To regulate the flow of qi in the liver, spleen and stomach, and to resolve phlegm.

Indication  : stagnation of the liver and stomach qi manifested by distending pain in the chest and hypochondria, fullness and stuffiness sensation in the epigastrium, vomiting and belching, cough with copious expectoration

Precautions  :

Dosage  : 3 to 9 g.

Storage  : Preserve in a cool and dry place, protected from mould and moth.

Synonymns for Citrus medica

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Citrus medica

Pharmaceutical Information

Chemical Constituents

Evidence or the Use of Citrus medica in the Treatment of Epilepesy

Basic Science

Animal Studies

Cohort, Case-Control and Non-Randomized Trials

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Meta-Analysis

1st Five Results: pubmed search

Johirul Islam, Alpa Shree, Shekh M Afzal, Abul Vafa, Sarwat Sultana
Protective effect of Diosmin against benzo(a)pyrene-induced lung injury in Swiss Albino Mice.
Environ. Toxicol.: 2020;
[PubMed:32061149] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

Cristina Navarro-Campos, Aleixandre Beltrà, Altea Calabuig, Ferran Garcia-Marí, Felix L Wäckers, Apostolos Pekas
Augmentative releases of the soil predatory mite Gaeolaelaps aculeifer reduce fruit damage caused by an invasive thrips in Mediterranean citrus.
Pest Manag. Sci.: 2020;
[PubMed:32061024] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

Monique J Rivera, Xavier Martini, Derrick Conover, Agenor Mafra-Neto, Daniel Carrillo, Lukasz L Stelinski
Evaluation of semiochemical based push-pull strategy for population suppression of ambrosia beetle vectors of laurel wilt disease in avocado.
Sci Rep: 2020, 10(1);2670
[PubMed:32060382] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I e)

Lixiao Yao, Qibin Yu, Ming Huang, Zhen Song, Jude Grosser, Shanchun Chen, Yu Wang, Frederick G Gmitter
Comparative iTRAQ proteomic profiling of sweet orange fruit on sensitive and tolerant rootstocks infected by 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus'.
PLoS ONE: 2020, 15(2);e0228876
[PubMed:32059041] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I e)

Zhengbing Wang, Chuanhe Gao, Jiali Liu, Wenwu Zhou, Xinnian Zeng
Host plant odours and their recognition by the OBPs of Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Hemiptera: Psyllidae).
Pest Manag. Sci.: 2020;
[PubMed:32058655] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

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