- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Siegesbeckia glabrescens
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Siegesbeckia glabrescens in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Siegesbeckia glabrescens
Siegesbeckia glabrescens in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Xixiancao
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Siegesbeckia Herb
Specific Name : Herba siegesbeckiae
Collection : The drug is collected in summer and autumn before or at flowering stage, removed from foreign matter and dried in sun.
Description : Stems subsquare, frequently branched, 30 - 110cm long, 0.3 - 1cm in diameter, externally greyish green, yellowish brown or purplish brown with longitudinal striations covered with grey pubscences, nodes distinct, slightly swollen, texture fragile, easily broken, fracture yellowish white or green pith broad, whitish, hollowed. Leaves opposite, Lamina frequently crumpled and rolled when whole, ovate greyish green, margin obtusely serrate, both surfaces with white pubescences, trinervous. Some showing yellow capitulum involcre, odour slight, taste slightly bitter.
Processing : Eliminate foreign matter, wash, soften slightly, cut into sections and dry.Processed with wine: Clean sections and steam as describe under the method for steaming with wine (Appendix ll D) using 20kg of yellow rice wine per 100 kg of Herba Siegesbeckiae.
Action : To relieve rheumatic conditions, to improve the motility of joints, and to counteract toxicity.
Indication : rheumatic arthralgia with aching and weakness of the loins and knees, and numbness of the limbs; hemiplegia; rubella, sores with exudation
Dosage : 9 to 12 g.
Storage : Preserve in a ventilated dry place.
Synonymns for Siegesbeckia glabrescens
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