- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Ligusticum sinense
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Ligusticum sinense in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Ligusticum sinense
Ligusticum sinense in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Gaoben
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Ligusticum Root
Specific Name : Rhizoma ligustici
Collection : The drug is collected in autumn after the withering of the stem and leaf, or in next spring when seedling is emerging, remove from soil and dried.
Description : Irregularly tubercular, cylindrical or somewhat twisted, branched, 3 - 10 cm long, 1 - 2 cm in diameter. Externally brown or dark brown, rough with longitudinal wrinkles. The upper part remaining some sunken and rounded stem bases. The lower part bearing numerous dotted, prominent root scars and radial roots. Texture light relatively hard, easily broken. Fracture yellow or yellowish white fibrous. Odour, strongly aromatic. Taste pungent bitter and slightly numbling.
Processing : Eliminate foreign matter, wash soften thoroughly, cut into thick slices and dry in the sun.
Action : To relieve pain by dispelling wind, cold and damp.
Indication : pain at the top of the head in colds; rheumatic arthralgia
Dosage : 3 to 9 g.
Storage : Preserve in a cool and dry place, protected from moisture and moth.
Synonymns for Ligusticum sinense
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Evidence or the Use of Ligusticum sinense in the Treatment of Epilepesy
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