- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Typha orientalis
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Typha orientalis in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Typha orientalis
Typha orientalis in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Puhuang
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Cattail Pollen
Specific Name : Pollen typhae
Collection : The drug is collected by sifting.
Description : Yellow powder, texture light, capable of floating on water with sanity feeling when twisted and easily absorbed on fingers, odour slight and taste weak.
Identification : 1.Powder: Yellow, pollen grain subrounded or elliptical, 17 - 29µm in diameter, exine with reticulate sculptures, single pore indistinct.2.Macerate warmly 0.1g of the powder in 5 ml of ethanol on a water bath and filter. To 1 ml of the filtrate add a small quantity of magnesium powder and 2 - 3 drops of hydrochloric acid, a cherry red colour is produced.3.Macerate warmly 0.2g in 10 ml of water on a water bath and filter. To 1 ml of the filtrate add 1 drop of ferric chloride TS, a pale greenish brown colour is produced.Foreign matter: Not more than 10%
Processing : Pollen Typhae (unprocessed) Pulverized and sift.Carbonized: Stir fry thr clean Pollen Typhae as described under the method of carbonizeng by stir frying (Appendix ll D) until it becomes brown in colour.
Action : To arrest bleeding, to remove blood stasis, and to relieve dysuria.
Indication : hematemesis, epistaxis, hemoptysis, abnormal uterine bleeding, traumatic bleeding; amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, pricking pain in the epigastrium, traumatic swelling and pain; dysuria with diffidult painful passage of bloody urine
Dosage : 5 to 9 g, for external use, appropriate quantity to be applied topically.
Storage : Preserve in a ventilated and dry place, protected from moisture and moth.
Synonymns for Typha orientalis
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