- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Dianthus chinensis
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Dianthus chinensis in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Dianthus chinensis
Dianthus chinensis in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Qumai
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Chinese Pink Herb
Specific Name : Herba dianthi
Collection : The drug is collected at the flowering and fruiting in summer and autumn, removed from foreign matter and dried.
Description : Herb of Dianthus chinensis: calyx tubes 1.4 - 1.8cm long, bracts about ½ in length of calyx tube, petals shallowly toothed at the apex.Identification: To 0.5g of the powder add 10ml of water heat for 10 minutes, filter while hot and cool. Place 2ml of the filtrate into a stoppered test tube, shake vigorously for 1 minute, the persisting foam is produced lasting for about 10 minutes.
Identification : To 0.5g of the powder add 10ml of water heat for 10 minutes, filter while hot and cool. Place 2ml of the filtrate into a stoppered test tube, shake vigorously for 1 minute, the persisting foam is produced lasting for about 10 minutes.
Processing : Eliminate foreign matter, wash clean, soften briefly, cut ino sections and dry.
Action : To relieve dysuria, and to stimulate menstrual discharge.
Indication : urinary tract infection and urolithiasis with difficult painful urination or hematuria; amenorrhea
Precautions : Contraindicated in pregnancy.
Dosage : 9 to 15 g.
Storage : Preserve in a ventilated and dry place.
Synonymns for Dianthus chinensis
Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Dianthus chinensis
Evidence or the Use of Dianthus chinensis in the Treatment of Epilepesy
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