Physalis alkekengi var. francheti
- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Physalis alkekengi var. francheti
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Physalis alkekengi var. francheti in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Physalis alkekengi var. francheti
Physalis alkekengi var. francheti in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Jindenglong
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Calyx or Fruit of Franchet Groundberry
Specific Name : Calyx seu fructus physalis
Collection : The drug is collected in autumn when the fruit is ripe and the persistent calyx turns to red or orange red and dried.
Description : somewhat lantern shaped, mostly falttened, 3-4.5cm ong, 2.5-4cm wide. Externally orange-red or orange-yellow, possessing 5 distinct longitudinal ribs with fine reticulate veins between them. Apex acuminate, slightly 5-lobed, base somewhat truncate, center dented with a fruit stalk. Texture light and pliable, hollowed some containing brownish-red or orenge-red fruit. Fruit spherical, mostly flattened, 1-1.5cm in diameter, pericarp shrunken, containing numerous seeds. Odor, slight; taste, calyx bitter and fruit sweet, slightly sour.
Action : To remove toxic heat, to soothe the sore throat, to resolve phlegm, and to relieve dysuria.
Indication : sore throat and hoarseness; cough with yellow sticku sputum; dysuria; external: pemphigus, eczema
Dosage : 5 to 9 g; for external use, appropriate quantity to be pounded into paste and applied topically.
Storage : Preserve in a ventilated and dry place, protected from moth.
Synonymns for Physalis alkekengi var. francheti
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Evidence or the Use of Physalis alkekengi var. francheti in the Treatment of Epilepesy
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