- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Phyllanthus emblica
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Phyllanthus emblica in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Phyllanthus emblica
Phyllanthus emblica in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Yuganzi
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Emblic Leafflower Fruit
Specific Name : Fructus phyllanthi
Collection : The drug is collected in winter to next spring when ripe, remove from foreign matter and dried.
Description : Spheroidadl or flattened spheroidal, 1.2 - 2cm in diameter. Externally brown to dark green, with pale yellow granular prominences, wrinkles and 6 indistinct ribs. Fruit stalk about 1mm long. Mesocarp 1 - 4mm thick. Texture hard and fragile. Endocarp yellowish-white, hard kernel-like, showing 6 indistinct ribs on the surface and several vascular bundles at the upper part of dorsal suture, cracking to 6 valves after dried. 6 seeds subtriquetrous, brown, odor slight, taste sour astringent and then sweet.
Action : To remove heat from blood , to promote digestion and the production of body fluid, and to relieve cough.
Indication : heat in the blood and blood stasis; liver and gall bladder diseases; dyspepsia, abdominal pain; cough sore throat, dryness of the mouth
Dosage : 3 to 9 g, usually made into pills or powder.
Storage : Preserve in a dry and cool place.
Synonymns for Phyllanthus emblica
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Evidence or the Use of Phyllanthus emblica in the Treatment of Epilepesy
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