- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Trachycarpus fortunei
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Trachycarpus fortunei in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Trachycarpus fortunei
Trachycarpus fortunei in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Zonglu
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Petiole of Windmill-palm
Specific Name : Petiolus trachycarpi
Collection : The drug is collected from old decurrent petiole and sheath, removed off palm fibre and dried in the sun.
Description : Long plate shaped, one side narrow and thick, another broad and thin, varying in size. Externally reddish brown, rough with longitudinal wrinkles, prominent fibres distinct on one surface, both sides of fibres bearing numerous brown hairs. Texture hard and pliable, uneasily broken, fracture fibrous. Odourless, taste weak.
Identification : To 1g of the powder, add 20ml of water, heat for 5 minutes, filter, dilute the filtrate to 20 ml with water. To 1 ml of the filtrate add 2 - 3 drops of ferric chloride TS, a dark green flocculant precipitate is produced. To another 1 ml of the filtrate add 3 drops of sodium chloride in gelatin TS, a white trubidity is produced.
Processing : Eliminate foreign matter, wash clean and dry.Carbonized: Carbonized as described under the method for carbonizing by calcining (Appendix ll D)
Action : To arrest bleeding.
Indication : acute or chronic cough with dyspnea and copious expectoration; hemoptysis in consumptive dieseases
Dosage : 3 to 9 g, used after being processed.
Storage : Preserve in a dry place.
Synonymns for Trachycarpus fortunei
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Evidence or the Use of Trachycarpus fortunei in the Treatment of Epilepesy
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