- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Torreya grandis
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Torreya grandis in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Torreya grandis
Torreya grandis in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Feizi
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Torreya Seed
Specific Name : Semen torreyae
Collection : The drug is collected in autumn when ripe, removed from fleshy aril, wash clean and dried in the sun.
Description : Ovoid or prolate ovoid, 2 - 3.5cm long, 1.3 - 2cm in diameter. Externally greyish yellow or pale yellowish brown, longitudinally wrinkled. One end obtuse with elliptical raphe the other end slightly acute. Testa hard about 1 mm thick. Kernal surface wrinkled. Perisperm greyish brown, membranoues, endosperm yellowish white, plump and oily. Odor weak, taste slightly sweet and astringent.
Processing : Remove from sheel (testa). Break to pieces before use.
Action : To kill worms and to relax bowels.
Indication : ankylostomiasis, ascariasis, taeniasis; abdominal pain and malnutrition caused by intestinal parasitosis in children; constipation
Dosage : 9 to 15 g.
Storage : Preserve in a cool and dry place, protected from moth.
Synonymns for Torreya grandis
Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Torreya grandis
Evidence or the Use of Torreya grandis in the Treatment of Epilepesy
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