- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Piper kadsura
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Piper kadsura in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Piper kadsura
Piper kadsura in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Haifengteng
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Futokadsura Stem
Specific Name : Caulis piperis kadsurae
Collection : The drug is collected in summer and autumn, removed from root and leaf and dried in the sun.
Description : Flattened-cylindrical, slightly curved, 15-60cm long, 0.3-2cm in diameter, externally greyish-brown or brown, rough with longitudinally ridged striations and distinct nodes. Internodes 3-12cm long, nodes swollen, bearing adventitious roots. Texture light, fragile, easily broken, fracture uneven, bark narrow, wood broad, greyish-yellow, vessels numerous, rays greyish white, arrange radially, usually cleft between the bark wood, pith in the center, greyish brown. Odour, aromatic, taste slightly bitter and pungent.
Processing : Eliminate foreign matter, soak, soften thoroughly, cut into thick slices and dry in the sun.
Action : To relieve rheumatic conditions.
Dosage : 6 to 12 g.
Storage : Preserve in a ventilated and dry place.
Synonymns for Piper kadsura
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Evidence or the Use of Piper kadsura in the Treatment of Epilepesy
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