- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Platycladus orientalis
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Platycladus orientalis in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Platycladus orientalis
Platycladus orientalis in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Cebaiye
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Biota Tops
Specific Name : Cacumen platycladi
Collection : The drug is collected in summer and autumn and dried in the shade.
Description : frequently branched, twigs flattened, small leaves, scale-shaped, decussate, close to stems, dark green or yellowish green, fragile texture, easily broken. Odor: delicately aromatic, bitter in taste, astringent and slightly pungent.
Identification : Powder: yellowish green, rectangular upper epidermal cells with thickened walls. Lower epidermal cells subsquare, numerous stomata, hallowed, subsidiary cells relatively large, dumbbell shaped in side view. Parenchymatous cells containing oil droplets. Fibres slender, under 18µm in diameter. Bordered pit tracheids sometimes present.
Processing : Cacumen Platycladi, eliminate hard twigs and foreign matters.Cacumen Platycladi (carbonized) carbonized the clean Cacumen Platycladi as describe under the method for carbonizing by stir frying until the surface becomes burned brown and the inner part burned yellow.
Action : To arrest bleeding by removing heat from blood, and to promote the growth of black hair.
Indication : epistaxis, hematemesis, heoptysis, hematochezia, abnormal uterine bleeding; loss of hear due to heat in the blood; premature greying of hair and beard
Dosage : 6 to 12 g; appropriate quantity for external use.
Storage : Preserve in a dry place.
Synonymns for Platycladus orientalis
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Evidence or the Use of Platycladus orientalis in the Treatment of Epilepesy
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