- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Prinsepia uniflora
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Prinsepia uniflora in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Prinsepia uniflora
Prinsepia uniflora in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Ruiren
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Hedge Prinsepia Nut
Specific Name : Nux prinsepiae
Collection : The drug is collected in summer and autumn, when the fruit is ripe, remove from sarcocarp and dried in the sun.
Description : Subovoid, slightly flattened, 7 - 10mm long, 6 - 8mm wide, 3 - 5 mm thick. Externally pale yellowish brown or dark brown, reticulated furrows distinct sometimes with remains of brown sarcocarp, apex acute, slightly asymmetric on both sides. Texture hard, seed flattened, ovoid, testa thin, pale brown or reddish brown, easily stripped, 2 cotyledons, milky white, odourless and taste slightly bitter.
Action : To mourish the liver and improve eyesight, and to dipel wind-heat.
Dosage : 5 to 9 g.
Storage : Preserve in a dry place.
Synonymns for Prinsepia uniflora
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Evidence or the Use of Prinsepia uniflora in the Treatment of Epilepesy
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