Uncaria sessilifrucus

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Nomenclature

Other Names:

Historical Use of Uncaria sessilifrucus

Uncaria sessilifrucus in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Background

Nengouteng ÄÛ¹³ÌÙ Shuangouteng Ë«¹³ÌÙ Chinese Name (pinyin): Gouteng

Chinese Name  :

Common Name  :Hooked Uncaria

Specific Name  : Ramulus uncariae cum uncis

Scientific Name:
Collection  : The drug is collected in autumn and winter, removed from leaf, cut into section and dried in the sun.

Description  : Cylindrical or subsquare, 2 - 3 cm long, 2 - 5 mm in diameter. Externally reddish brown to purplish red with fine longitudinal striations, glabrous or yellowish green to greyish brown. Sometimes with white dotted lenticels covered with yellowish brown pubescence. Most nodes of stem branch with two opposite downward curved hooks (sterile peduncles). Some only with a hook at one side and with raised scars at the other side, hooks relatively flattened or rounded, apex acute, base relatively broad, dotted scars of falling petiole and ring shaped stipule scars visible on the branch at the hook base. Texture hard and tenacious, fracture yellowish brown, bark fibrous, pith yellowish white or hollowed. Odourless, taste weak.

Identification  : Moisten 1 g of the powder with concentrated ammonia, add 30 ml of chloroform, extract for 30 minutes, filter and evaporate the filtrate to dryness. Dissolve the residue in 5 ml of hydrochloric acid solution (1Õ100). Filter into three test tubes. To the first tube add 1 - 2 drops of potassium iodobismuthate TS, a yellow precipitate is produced, to the second tube add 1 - 2 drops of mercuric potassium iodide TS, a white precipitate is produced. To the third tube add 1 - 2 drops of silicontungstic acid TS, a white precipitate is produced.

Processing  :

Action  : To remove heat, subdue hyperactivity of the liver, and arrest convulsions.

Indication  : headache, dizziness, convulsion, eclampsia, hypertension

Precautions  :

Dosage  : 3 to 12 g, to be added when the decoction is nearly done.

Storage  : Preserve in a dry place.

P331 3.jpg
Tcm406.jpg

Nomenclature

Other Names:

Historical Use of Uncaria sessilifrucus

Uncaria sessilifrucus in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Background

Nengouteng ÄÛ¹³ÌÙ Shuangouteng Ë«¹³ÌÙ Chinese Name (pinyin): Gouteng

Chinese Name  :

Common Name  :Hooked Uncaria

Specific Name  : Ramulus uncariae cum uncis

Scientific Name:
Collection  : The drug is collected in autumn and winter, removed from leaf, cut into section and dried in the sun.

Description  : Cylindrical or subsquare, 2 - 3 cm long, 2 - 5 mm in diameter. Externally reddish brown to purplish red with fine longitudinal striations, glabrous or yellowish green to greyish brown. Sometimes with white dotted lenticels covered with yellowish brown pubescence. Most nodes of stem branch with two opposite downward curved hooks (sterile peduncles). Some only with a hook at one side and with raised scars at the other side, hooks relatively flattened or rounded, apex acute, base relatively broad, dotted scars of falling petiole and ring shaped stipule scars visible on the branch at the hook base. Texture hard and tenacious, fracture yellowish brown, bark fibrous, pith yellowish white or hollowed. Odourless, taste weak.

Identification  : Moisten 1 g of the powder with concentrated ammonia, add 30 ml of chloroform, extract for 30 minutes, filter and evaporate the filtrate to dryness. Dissolve the residue in 5 ml of hydrochloric acid solution (1Õ100). Filter into three test tubes. To the first tube add 1 - 2 drops of potassium iodobismuthate TS, a yellow precipitate is produced, to the second tube add 1 - 2 drops of mercuric potassium iodide TS, a white precipitate is produced. To the third tube add 1 - 2 drops of silicontungstic acid TS, a white precipitate is produced.

Processing  :

Action  : To remove heat, subdue hyperactivity of the liver, and arrest convulsions.

Indication  : headache, dizziness, convulsion, eclampsia, hypertension

Precautions  :

Dosage  : 3 to 12 g, to be added when the decoction is nearly done.

Storage  : Preserve in a dry place.

Synonymns for Uncaria sessilifrucus

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Uncaria sessilifrucus

Pharmaceutical Information

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Evidence or the Use of Uncaria sessilifrucus in the Treatment of Epilepesy

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1st Five Results: pubmed search

Jiahong Sun, Fajing He, Yue Gao, Yanying Zhou, Huizhen Zhang, Min Huang, Huichang Bi
Lipidomics-based study on the neuroprotective effect of geissoschizine methyl ether against oxidative stress-induced cytotoxicity.
J Ethnopharmacol: 2020;112636
[PubMed:32004630] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

Ruth Johanna Erika van de Loo, Eva Mechtenberg, Jutta Huebner, Christian Keinki
Complementary and alternative medicine in cancer - A qualitative study on the Internet offer in Spanish-speaking South America.
Complement Ther Med: 2020, 48;102238
[PubMed:31987227] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

Liniyati Oswari, Rachmat Hidayat, Fatmawati Fatmawati, Lusia Hayati, Bella Safira Alisa
##Title##
Open Access Maced J Med Sci: 2019, 7(19);3149-3152
[PubMed:31949507] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P e)

Jian-Gang Zhang, Xiao-Yan Huang, Yun-Bao Ma, Ji-Jun Chen, Chang-An Geng
UFLC-PDA-MS/MS Profiling of Seven Uncaria Species Integrated with Melatonin/5-Hydroxytryptamine Receptors Agonistic Assay.
Nat Prod Bioprospect: 2020;
[PubMed:31933166] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P a)

Zhiqi Wen, Mingzhen He, Chunyan Peng, Yifei Rao, Junmao Li, Zhifeng Li, Lijun Du, Yan Li, Maofu Zhou, Ouyang Hui, Yulin Feng, Shilin Yang
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Front Pharmacol: 2019, 10;1425
[PubMed:31920639] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P e)

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