- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Glechoma longituba
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Glechoma longituba in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
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
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.
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
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.
Synonymns for Glechoma longituba
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Evidence or the Use of Glechoma longituba in the Treatment of Epilepesy
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