Impatiens balsamina

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Historical Use of Impatiens balsamina

Impatiens balsamina in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Chinese Name (pinyin): Jixingzi

Chinese Name  :

Common Name  :Garden balsam seed

Specific Name  : Semen impatientis

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Collection  : The drug is collected in summer and autumn when the fruit is nearly ripe, dried in the sun, remove from pericarp and foreign matters.

Description  : Elliptic, oblate or ovoid, 2 - 3 mm long, 1.5 - 2.5mm wide. Externally brown or greyish brown rough with sparse white or pale yellowish brown spots. Raphe occurring at the narrow end, slightly prominent. Texture hard, testa thin, cotyledons, greyish white, transluscent and oily, odorless, taste weak, slightly bitter.

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Action  : To remove stagnation of qi, eliminate blood stasis, and soften hard masses.

Indication  : masses; amenorrhea; dysphasia

Precautions  : Used with caution in pregnancy.

Dosage  : 3 to 4.5 g.

Storage  : Preserve in a dry place.

Synonymns for Impatiens balsamina

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Evidence or the Use of Impatiens balsamina in the Treatment of Epilepesy

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Nathan P Nordstedt, Laura J Chapin, Christopher G Taylor, Michelle L Jones
Front Plant Sci: 2019, 10;1754
[PubMed:32047507] [] [DOI] (P e)

Margarita Orlova, Jesse Starkey, Etya Amsalem
A small family business: synergistic and additive effects of the queen and the brood on worker reproduction in a primitively eusocial bee.
J. Exp. Biol.: 2020, 223(Pt 3);
[PubMed:31953359] [] [DOI] (I e)

A A Camp, M A Batres, W C Williams, D M Lehmann
Impact of Diflubenzuron on Bombus impatiens (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Microcolony Development.
Environ. Entomol.: 2019;
[PubMed:31858127] [] [DOI] (I a)

Yushi Zheng, Yongxuan Hu, Kangxing Liu, Yan Lu, Yanqing Hu, Xianyi Zhou
Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao: 2019, 39(11);1376-1380
[PubMed:31852654] [] [DOI] (P p)

Anna Bomanowska, Wojciech Adamowski, Izabella Kirpluk, Anna Otręba, Agnieszka Rewicz
Invasive alien plants in Polish national parks-threats to species diversity.
PeerJ: 2019, 7;e8034
[PubMed:31844565] [] [DOI] (P e)



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