Ranunculus ternatus

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Nomenclature

Other Names:

Historical Use of Ranunculus ternatus

Ranunculus ternatus in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Background

Chinese Name (pinyin): Maozhaocao

Chinese Name  :

Common Name  :Catclaw Buttercup Root

Specific Name  : Radix ranunculi ternati

Scientific Name:
Collection  : The drug is collected in spring and autumn, removed from rootlet and soil and dried in the sun.

Description  : Fusiform, mostly fascicled like a cat's claw, 3 - 10 mm long, 2 - 3 mm in diameter, apex with yellowish brown remains of stem and stem scars. Externally yellowish brown or greyish yellow, gradually darkening on long storage with slightly longitudinal wrinkles and some dotted rootlet scars and residual rootlets. Texture compact, fracture whitish or yellowish white, hollowed or solid and starchy. Odour slight, taste slightly sweet.

Identification  : Transverse section: Epidermal cells tangentially elongated, yellowish brown, some differentiated into epidermal hairs, slightly lignified. Cortex consisting of 20 - 30 rows of cells, walls slightly thickened and pitted. Endodermis distinct, , stele small, pericycle consisting of 1 - 2 rows of parenchymatous cells, xylem and phloem 2 strands each, arranged alternately. Parenchymatous cells filled with starch granules.

Processing  :

Action  : To dissolve lumps and cause subsidence of swelling.

Indication  : tuberculosis of lymph nodes without ulceration

Precautions  :

Dosage  : 15 to 30 g; up to 120 g when used alone or as simple preparation.

Storage  : Preserve in a ventilated dry place, protected from moth.

P412 2.jpg

Nomenclature

Other Names:

Historical Use of Ranunculus ternatus

Ranunculus ternatus in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Background

Chinese Name (pinyin): Maozhaocao

Chinese Name  :

Common Name  :Catclaw Buttercup Root

Specific Name  : Radix ranunculi ternati

Scientific Name:
Collection  : The drug is collected in spring and autumn, removed from rootlet and soil and dried in the sun.

Description  : Fusiform, mostly fascicled like a cat's claw, 3 - 10 mm long, 2 - 3 mm in diameter, apex with yellowish brown remains of stem and stem scars. Externally yellowish brown or greyish yellow, gradually darkening on long storage with slightly longitudinal wrinkles and some dotted rootlet scars and residual rootlets. Texture compact, fracture whitish or yellowish white, hollowed or solid and starchy. Odour slight, taste slightly sweet.

Identification  : Transverse section: Epidermal cells tangentially elongated, yellowish brown, some differentiated into epidermal hairs, slightly lignified. Cortex consisting of 20 - 30 rows of cells, walls slightly thickened and pitted. Endodermis distinct, , stele small, pericycle consisting of 1 - 2 rows of parenchymatous cells, xylem and phloem 2 strands each, arranged alternately. Parenchymatous cells filled with starch granules.

Processing  :

Action  : To dissolve lumps and cause subsidence of swelling.

Indication  : tuberculosis of lymph nodes without ulceration

Precautions  :

Dosage  : 15 to 30 g; up to 120 g when used alone or as simple preparation.

Storage  : Preserve in a ventilated dry place, protected from moth.

P412 2.jpg

Nomenclature

Other Names:

Historical Use of Ranunculus ternatus

Ranunculus ternatus in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Background

Chinese Name (pinyin): Maozhaocao

Chinese Name  :

Common Name  :Catclaw Buttercup Root

Specific Name  : Radix ranunculi ternati

Scientific Name:
Collection  : The drug is collected in spring and autumn, removed from rootlet and soil and dried in the sun.

Description  : Fusiform, mostly fascicled like a cat's claw, 3 - 10 mm long, 2 - 3 mm in diameter, apex with yellowish brown remains of stem and stem scars. Externally yellowish brown or greyish yellow, gradually darkening on long storage with slightly longitudinal wrinkles and some dotted rootlet scars and residual rootlets. Texture compact, fracture whitish or yellowish white, hollowed or solid and starchy. Odour slight, taste slightly sweet.

Identification  : Transverse section: Epidermal cells tangentially elongated, yellowish brown, some differentiated into epidermal hairs, slightly lignified. Cortex consisting of 20 - 30 rows of cells, walls slightly thickened and pitted. Endodermis distinct, , stele small, pericycle consisting of 1 - 2 rows of parenchymatous cells, xylem and phloem 2 strands each, arranged alternately. Parenchymatous cells filled with starch granules.

Processing  :

Action  : To dissolve lumps and cause subsidence of swelling.

Indication  : tuberculosis of lymph nodes without ulceration

Precautions  :

Dosage  : 15 to 30 g; up to 120 g when used alone or as simple preparation.

Storage  : Preserve in a ventilated dry place, protected from moth.

Synonymns for Ranunculus ternatus

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Ranunculus ternatus

Pharmaceutical Information

Chemical Constituents

Evidence or the Use of Ranunculus ternatus in the Treatment of Epilepesy

Basic Science

Animal Studies

Cohort, Case-Control and Non-Randomized Trials

Randomized Controlled Trials

Meta-Analysis

1st Five Results: pubmed search

Zi-Ming Feng, Zhi-Lai Zhan, Ya-Nan Yang, Jian-Shuang Jiang, Pei-Cheng Zhang
New heterocyclic compounds from Ranunculus ternatus Thunb.
Bioorg. Chem.: 2017, 74;10-14
[PubMed:28727990] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

Dan Yang, Jing Zhang, Mingde Wu, Weidong Chen, Guoqing Li, Long Yang
Characterization of the Mycelial Compatibility Groups and Mating Type Alleles in Populations of Sclerotinia minor in Central China.
Plant Dis.: 2016, 100(11);2313-2318
[PubMed:30682912] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)

Zi-Ming Feng, Zhi-Lai Zhan, Ya-Nan Yang, Jian-Shuang Jiang, Pei-Cheng Zhang
Naturally occurring hybrids derived from γ-amino acids and sugars with potential tail to tail ether-bonds.
Sci Rep: 2016, 6;25443
[PubMed:27166276] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I e)

Ying Xiong, Hong Chen, Min-zhi Deng, Bin Zhou, Ke-zhong Deng, Yong-ming Luo
[Constituents from Ranunculus ternatus and Their Inhibitory Effects on Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis].
Zhong Yao Cai: 2016, 39(4);775-7
[PubMed:30132317] [WorldCat.org] (P p)

Xuefeng Huang, Yun Zhao, Xin Jin
Structural characterisation of a polysaccharide from radix ranunculus ternati.
Iran J Pharm Res: 2014, 13(4);1403-7
[PubMed:25587330] [WorldCat.org] (P p)

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