Lophatherum gracile

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Historical Use of Lophatherum gracile

Lophatherum gracile in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Chinese Name (pinyin): Danzhuye

Chinese Name  :

Common Name  :Lophatherum

Specific Name  : Herba lophatheri

Scientific Name:
Collection  : The drug is collected before the rachis emerges in summer and dried in the sun.

Description  : 25 - 75cm long, stems cylindrical, nodiferous, externally yellowish-green, fracture hollowed.Leaf sheaths dehiscent. Lamina lanceolate some crumpled and rolled, 5 - 20cm long, 1 - 3.5cm wide, surface pale green or yellowish green, veins parallel bearing lateral veinlets, forming rectangular reticulate, more distinct on the lower surface. Texture light, pliable, odour, slight taste weak.

Identification  :

Processing  : Eliminate foreign matter and cut into sections.

Action  : To remove heat, ease the mind and cause diuresis.

Indication  : fidgetness and thirst in febrile diseases; dysuria with reddened urine and painful urination, ulcers in the mouth or on the tongue

Precautions  :

Dosage  : 6 to 9 g.

Storage  : Preserve in a dry place.

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1st Five Results: pubmed search

Ning-Hui Ma, Jing Guo, Si-Han Xu Chen, Xiu-Rong Yuan, Tong Zhang, Yue Ding
Antioxidant and Compositional HPLC Analysis of Three Common Bamboo Leaves.
Molecules: 2020, 25(2);
[PubMed:31963759] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I e)

Li-Feng Chen, Yuan-Lin Zhong, Ding Luo, Zhong Liu, Wei Tang, Wen Cheng, Si Xiong, Yao-Lan Li, Man-Mei Li
Antiviral activity of ethanol extract of Lophatherum gracile against respiratory syncytial virus infection.
J Ethnopharmacol: 2019, 242;111575
[PubMed:30391397] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

Aeyung Kim, Minju Im, Min Jung Gu, Jin Yeul Ma
Ethanol extract of Lophatheri Herba exhibits anti-cancer activity in human cancer cells by suppression of metastatic and angiogenic potential.
Sci Rep: 2016, 6;36277
[PubMed:27808120] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I e)

Lili Zhou, Liping Cai, Zongming He, Rongwei Wang, Pengfei Wu, Xiangqing Ma
Thinning increases understory diversity and biomass, and improves soil properties without decreasing growth of Chinese fir in southern China.
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int: 2016, 23(23);24135-24150
[PubMed:27640061] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

Jyun-Siang Fan, I-Jung Lee, Yun-Lian Lin
Flavone glycosides from commercially available Lophatheri Herba and their chromatographic fingerprinting and quantitation.
J Food Drug Anal: 2015, 23(4);821-827
[PubMed:28911500] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)



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