- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Human Placenta
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Human Placenta in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Human Placenta
Human Placenta in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Ziheche
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Human Placenta
Specific Name : Placenta hominis
Collection : The drug is removed from amnion and umbilkical cord, wash repeatedly until free from blood, steamed or boiled in water for a moment and dried.
Description : Rounded or dish shaped ellipsoidal, 9 - 15cm in diameter, varying in thickness, yellow or yellowish brown, one side uneven with irregular stripes, the other side relatively smooth, often with remnant of the umbilical cord, surrounded with fine blood vessels. Texture hard and fragile, odour stinking.
Processing : Eliminate dust, break to pieces or grind to fine powder.
Action : To warm the kidney, to replenish vital essence, qi and blood.
Indication : emaciation, hectic fever, night sweating, cough, shortness of breath and anorexia in consumptive diseases; impotence, seminal emission; infertility; lack of lactation
Dosage : 2 to 3 g, to be ground into powder for oral administration.
Storage : Preserve in a dry place, protected from moth.
Synonymns for Human Placenta
Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Human Placenta
Evidence or the Use of Human Placenta in the Treatment of Epilepesy
Cohort, Case-Control and Non-Randomized Trials
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