Tussilago farfara

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Historical Use of Tussilago farfara

Tussilago farfara in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Zhikuandong Ö˿ Chinese Name (pinyin): Kuandonghua

Chinese Name  :

Common Name  :Coltsfoot Flower

Specific Name  : Flos farfarae

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Collection  : The drug is collected in December or before the ground is frozen while the flower is still under the ground, remove from pendicels and soil and dried in the shade.

Description  : Long clavate, solitary or 2 - 3 accreted at the base, 1 - 2.5cm long, 0.5 - 1cm in diameter. The upper part broader and the lower part gradually slender or pedicelled, enclose by numerous scaly bracts. The outer surface of the bracts purplish red or pale red, inner surface densely covered with white flocky hairs. Light, showing white hairs after ripping. Odour aromatic, taste slightly bitter and pungent

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Processing  : Eliminate foreign matter and residual pedicels.Processed with honey: stir fry as describe under the method for stir frying with honey (Appendix ll D) until it is no longer sticky to fingers.

Action  : To relieve cough and resolve phlegm to nourish the lung to keep the adverse qi downward.

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Dosage  : 5 to 9 g.

Storage  : Preserve in a dry place, protected from moisture and moth.

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1st Five Results: pubmed search

Sara Casagrande Bacchiocchi, Francesca Scandellari, Camilla Wellstein, Lohengrin A Cavieres, Stefan Zerbe
Assessing the ecophysiological response of a mountain grassland community to ski slope management through isotopic composition.
Isotopes Environ Health Stud: 2020;1-15
[PubMed:32067470] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

Chaoying Jin, Kang Ye, Huiling Luan, Liying Liu, Rusong Zhang, Subei Yang, Yiqi Wang
Tussilagone inhibits allergic responses in OVA-induced allergic rhinitis guinea pigs and IgE-stimulated RBL-2H3 cells.
Fitoterapia: 2020;104496
[PubMed:32058052] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

Cheng-Chuang Lin, Yuan-Yuan Wang, Si-Min Chen, Yun-Tao Liu, Ji-Qiang Li, Fang Li, Jie-Chen Dai, Tong Zhang, Feifei Qiu, Huazhen Liu, Zhenhua Dai, Zhong-De Zhang
Shegan-Mahuang Decoction ameliorates asthmatic airway hyperresponsiveness by downregulating Th2/Th17 cells but upregulating CD4+FoxP3+ Tregs.
J Ethnopharmacol: 2020, 253;112656
[PubMed:32035217] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

Liu Yang, Hai Jiang, Song Wang, Ajiao Hou, Wenjing Man, Jiaxu Zhang, Xinyue Guo, Bingyou Yang, Haixue Kuang, Qiuhong Wang
Molecules: 2020, 25(3);
[PubMed:32023945] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I e)

Joohee Lee, Kwangho Song, Paul Hiebert, Sabine Werner, Tae-Gyun Kim, Yeong Shik Kim
Tussilagonone Ameliorates Psoriatic Features in Keratinocytes and Imiquimod-Induced Psoriasis-Like Lesions in Mice via NRF2 Activation.
J. Invest. Dermatol.: 2019;
[PubMed:31877316] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)



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