- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Terminalia billerica
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Terminalia billerica in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Terminalia billerica
Terminalia billerica in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Maohezi
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Belleric Terminalia Fruit
Specific Name : Fructus terminaliae billericae
Collection : The drug is collected in winter when ripe, remove from foreign matter and dried in the sun.
Description : Ovoid or ellipsoidal, 2 - 3.8cm long, 1.5 - 3cm in diameter. Externally brown, covered with reddish brown pubescences, relatively fine and dense, 5 ribbed and irregular wrinkles. Texture hard, sarcocarp 2 - 5mm thick, dark brown or pale greenish yellow. Kern pale brownish yellow. 1 seed, testa brownish yellow, kernel yellowish white, oily odour, slight taste astringent and bitter.
Action : To remove toxic heat, to arrest discharges, to nourish blood, and to coordinate the actions of various ingredients in a prescription.
Indication : various febrile diseases; diarrhea, impetigo; liver and gallbladder diseases; debility during convalescence
Dosage : 3 to 9 g; usually made into pills or powder.
Storage : Preserve in a dry place, protected from moth.
Synonymns for Terminalia billerica
Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Terminalia billerica
Evidence or the Use of Terminalia billerica in the Treatment of Epilepesy
Cohort, Case-Control and Non-Randomized Trials
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