Glechoma longituba

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Historical Use of Glechoma longituba

Glechoma longituba in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Chinese Name (pinyin): Lianqiancao

Chinese Name  :

Common Name  :Longtube ground ivy herb

Specific Name  : Herba glechomae

Scientific Name:
Collection  : The drug is collected in spring to autumn, removed from foreign matter and dried in the sun.

Description  : 10 - 20cm long, sparsely pubescent, stems square, slender and twisted, externally yellowish green or purplish red, bearing adventitious roots at nodes, texture fragile, easily broken, fracture often hollowed. Leaves opposite, mostly crumpled when whole, reniform or subcordate, 1 - 3cm long, 1.5 - 3cm wide. Greyish green, or greenish brown, margin lobed, petioles slender, 4 - 7cm long. Verticillasters axillary, corolla bilabiate up to 2cm long. Odor, aromatic on rubbing, taste slightly bitter.

Identification  :

Processing  : Eliminate foreign matter, wash clean, cut into sections and dry.

Action  : To relieve dysuria, to remove toxic heat, to eliminate blood stasis, and to cause subsidence of swelling.

Indication  : acute urinary infection;, urotlithiasis; acute jaundice; painful swelling in sores and carbuncles; traumatic injuries

Precautions  :

Dosage  : 15 to 30 g; for external use, appropriate quantity tof the dried herb to be decocted for washing or the fresh herb to be pounded into paste for topical application.

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

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1st Five Results: pubmed search

Yun Luo, Quan Wen, Shilin Yang, Yulin Feng, Ting Tan
Chemical composition and anti-complement activity of Glechomae Herba collected in different months.
Biomed. Chromatogr.: 2020, 34(3);e4762
[PubMed:31760665] [] [DOI] (I p)

Xi-Lin Ouyang, Wen-Hua Mao, Chun-Gu Wang, Ying-Ming Pan, Dong Liang, Heng-Shan Wang
Five 11α, 12α-epoxy pentacyclic triterpenoid saponins with antithrombus activities from Glechoma longituba.
Fitoterapia: 2019, 138;104345
[PubMed:31470063] [] [DOI] (I p)

Xi-Lin Ouyang, Feng Qin, Ri-Zhen Huang, Dong Liang, Chun-Gu Wang, Heng-Shan Wang, Zhi-Xin Liao
NF-κB inhibitory and cytotoxic activities of hexacyclic triterpene acid constituents from Glechoma longituba.
Phytomedicine: 2019, 63;153037
[PubMed:31357075] [] [DOI] (I p)

Jun Zou, Li Liu, Qiao-Sheng Guo, Lin Jin
[Effects of soil bulk density on growth, physiology and quality of Glechoma longituba].
Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi: 2018, 43(19);3848-3854
[PubMed:30453708] [] [DOI] (P p)

X W Song, G Y Li, B X Han
Zhonghua Yi Shi Za Zhi: 2018, 48(2);85-90
[PubMed:30032580] [] [DOI] (P p)



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