- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Tinospora capillipes
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Tinospora capillipes in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Tinospora capillipes
Tinospora capillipes in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Jinguolan
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Tinospora Root
Specific Name : Radix tinosporae
Collection : The drug is collected in autumn and winter, removed from rootlet, wash clean and dried in the sun.
Description : In irregular masses, 5 - 10 cm long, 3 - 6 cm in diameter. Externally brownish, rugged, deeply wrinkled. Texture hard, uneasily broken, transversely cut surface yellowish white when dissected showing vessels in groups, arranged somewhat radially. Odourless, taste bitter.
Processing : Eliminate foreign matter, soak, soften thoroughly, cut into thick slices and dry.
Action : To remove toxic heat, to cure sore throat, carbuncles and boils, diarrhea, dysentery, epigastric pain of heat type.
Dosage : 3 to 9 g; for external use, appropriate quantity to be ground into powder and insufflated into the throat, or to be gorund together with vinegar and applied topically.
Storage : Preserve in a dry place, protected from moth.
Synonymns for Tinospora capillipes
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Evidence or the Use of Tinospora capillipes in the Treatment of Epilepesy
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