- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Zanthoxylum schinifolium
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Zanthoxylum schinifolium in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Zanthoxylum schinifolium
Zanthoxylum schinifolium in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Huajiao
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Pricklyash Peel
Specific Name : Pericarpium zanthoxyli
Collection : The drug is collected in autumn when ripe, dried in the sun, removed off seeds and foreign matter.
Description : Pericarp of Zanthoxylum Bungeanum: Most folicles singly, 4 - 5mm in diameter, outer surface purplish red or brownish red,scattered with numerous warty oil dots. 0.5 - 1 inner surface yellowish. Odour strongly aromatic, taste lastingly pungent and numb.
Processing : Removed seeds, fruit stalks and other foreign matter.Stir fried: Stir fry the as described under the method for simple stir frying (Appendix ll D) to scented.
Action : To warm the spleen and the stomach and relieve pain, to kill worms, and to relieve itching.
Indication : epigastric pain accompanied by cold sensation, vomiting and diarrhea; abdominal pain due to intestinal parasitosis; ascariasis external: pruritus due to eczema
Dosage : 3 to 6 g; for external use, appropriate quantity to be decocted for washing.
Storage : Preserve in a ventilated and dry place.
Synonymns for Zanthoxylum schinifolium
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