- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Spirodela polyrrhiza
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Spirodela polyrrhiza in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Spirodela polyrrhiza
Spirodela polyrrhiza in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Fuping
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Spirodela
Specific Name : Herba spirodelae
Collection : The drug is collected from June to September, wash clean, removed from foreign matter and dried in the sun.
Description : Flat thallophyte, ovoid or ovate, 2 - 5mm in diameter on the long side. The upper surface pale green to greyish green with small pit on the side, margin entire or slightly curved. The lower surface purple to purplish brown with several fibrous roots. Texture light, easily broken when twisted, odour slight, taste weak.
Action : To dispel wind-heat, to promote eruption, urticaria with itching; edema with oliguria.
Indication : measles without adequate eruption, urticaria with itching; edema with oliguria
Dosage : 3 to 9 g; for external use, appropriate quantity to be decocted for washing or immersion.
Storage : Preserve in a ventilated dry place, protected from moisture.
Synonymns for Spirodela polyrrhiza
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Evidence or the Use of Spirodela polyrrhiza in the Treatment of Epilepesy
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