- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Lygodium japonicum
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Lygodium japonicum in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Lygodium japonicum
Lygodium japonicum in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Haijinsha
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Climbing Fern Spore
Specific Name : Spora lygodii
Collection : The plant is collected in autumn when the spore has not fallen off and dried in the sun. The spore is tapped out, remove from the stem and leaf.
Description : Powder like, brownish yellow or pale brownish yellow. Texture light and smooth with lubricant feeling when twisted with the finger. Odor slight and taste weak.
Identification : 1.Scatter small quantity of spores on fire, a slightly bursting noise and a bright flame are produced.2.Powder: brownish yellow, spore tetrahedral or triangular conical, tri-phase conical in top view. Y-shaped fissures visible, sub-triangular in lateral view, sub-rounded in bottom view, 60 - 85µm in diameter with glandular sculptures in outer walls.Acid insoluble ash: Not more than 15% (Appendix 1X K)
Action : To remove damp-heat and relieve dysuria.
Indication : acute urinary tract infection. urolithiasis, hematuria, chyluria, urethral pain with difficult urination
Dosage : 6 to 15 g.
Storage : Preserve in a dry place.
Synonymns for Lygodium japonicum
Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Lygodium japonicum
Evidence or the Use of Lygodium japonicum in the Treatment of Epilepesy
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