- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Toxicodendron vernicifluum
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Toxicodendron vernicifluum in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Toxicodendron vernicifluum
Toxicodendron vernicifluum in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Ganqi
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Dried Lacquer
Specific Name : Resina toxicodendri
Collection : Usually the residue in the bottom of vessel containing lacquer is collected and dried.
Description : Irregular masses, dark brown or brown, externally rough with honeycomb like fine pores or granular. Texture hard, uneasily broken, fracture uneven. Odour characteristic and unpleasant.
Identification : 1.Burn a small piece in a porcelain evaporating dish, dark fumes and strong lacquer odour are produced.2.To 1g of the powder add 10 ml of ethanol, heat on a water bath for 5 minutes, cool and filter. To 1 ml of the filtrate, add 1 - 2 drops of ferric chloride TS, a dark green colour is produced.
Processing : Burn Resina Toxicodendri to withered or break to small pieces and stir fry to withered until it gives no dark fumes, allow to cool after removal.
Action : To eliminate blood stasis, and to kill worms.
Indication : amenorrhea with mass formation in the abdomen caused by blood stasis, abdominal pain due to intestinal parasitosis
Precautions : Used with caution in pregnancy and debility without blood stasis.
Dosage : 2.4 to 4.5 g.
Storage : Preserve in well closed containers, protected from fire.
Synonymns for Toxicodendron vernicifluum
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Evidence or the Use of Toxicodendron vernicifluum in the Treatment of Epilepesy
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