- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Eupatorium fortunei
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Eupatorium fortunei in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Eupatorium fortunei
Eupatorium fortunei in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Peilan
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Eupatorium
Specific Name : Herba eupatorii
Collection : The drug is collected in summer and autumn respectively, removed from foreign matter and dried in the sun.
Description : stems cylindrical, 30 - 100cm long, 2 - 5mm in diameter, externally yellowish brown or yellowish green, sometimes purplish with distinct nodes and longitudinal ridges. Texture fragile, fractured white or hollowed in pith. Leaves opposite, petioled, lamina mostly crumpled and broken, greenish brown. The entire one trifid or not divided, the middle segments of trifid ones larger when whole, lanceolate or oblong lanceolate, base narrowed, margins serrate, the not-divided ones when whole, ovate, ovate lanceolate or elliptical. Odour aromatic, taste slightly bitter.
Identification : Macerate warmly 1g of the powdered leaf with 10ml of ethanol for 20 minutes on a water bath and filter. To 2ml of the filtrate, add 2ml of 0.3% sodium carbonate solution and heat to boiling. Cool, add 2 drops of freshly prepared diazotized þ-nitroaniline TS, a cherry red color is produced
Processing : Eliminate foreign matter, wash clean, soften briefly, cut into sections and dry in the sun.
Action : To resolve damp, invigorate the function of the spleen and improve appetite by its spicy fragrance, and to expel summer heat from the body surface.
Indication : accumulation of damp in the spleen and stomach marked by stuffiness in the epigastrium, nausea, sweet taste and sticky sensation in the mouth, foul breath and salivation; affection by summer heat and damp marked by sensation of distension in the head and stuffiness in the chest
Dosage : 3 to 9 g.
Storage : Preserve in a cool and dry place.
Synonymns for Eupatorium fortunei
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Evidence or the Use of Eupatorium fortunei in the Treatment of Epilepesy
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