Chinese and Related North American Herbs: Phytopharmacology by Thomas S. C. Li

By Thomas S. C. Li

Overlaying 1800 species of chinese language herbs and seven hundred similar North American species, chinese language and similar North American Herbs: Phytopharmacology and healing Values offers in actual fact formatted tables that offer you speedy and simple entry to details collected from a wide selection of resources, either jap and western, together with these now not commonly to be had via ordinary searches. Written via the writer of Medicinal crops this ebook: · provides the main elements and healing values of chinese language medicinal herbs · includes info on toxicity, significant chemical parts and their healing values · presents Latin, chinese language, and English names for greater than 1800 species · contains 3 appendices that supply convenient cross-references: chinese language and medical names; significant chemical elements of chinese language herbs, and significant chemical elements of comparable North American herbs· Highlights the connection among chinese language and North American medicinal herbs and attainable replacements for chinese language with North American herbs· Compares lively elements and claimed healing values The wealth of knowledge, realization to element, and wide learn and references offered through chinese language and comparable North the USA Herb: Phytopharmacology and healing Values makes it the source to have in your shelf.

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13,33,231 Cardiotonic agent, treat hypercholesterolemia, angina pectoris, hypertension. Crocus sativus L. 33,450 Ameliorating effect on ethanolinduced impairment of learning and memory. Crotalaria mucronata Desv. 33 Treat frequent urination in children, edema, chronic diarrhea, pelvic infections. Crotalaria sessiliflora L. 33 This herb is toxic. Anticancer. Scientific Name Therapeutic Values* CHINESE MEDICINAL HERBS: PHYTOPHARMACOLOGY AND THERAPEUTIC VALUES 49 Scientific Name Common Chinese and (English) Name Major Constituents and (sources) Croton cascarilloides Raeushel C.

Seem. A. ) Seem. F. subinermis Y. C. 20,48,50 Carminative, for arthralgia, gastroenteritis, headache, diuretic, antidiabetic, antiseptic. 57 Treat skin diseases. Arctium lappa L. 1,9,450,487,488,489 For dermatitis, tumors, diuretic and arexigenic properties, treat breast cancer, nephritis, antidote, diuretic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, relieve sore throat. 33 Antitussive, antiphlegm, promotes blood circulation, hemostatic. Ardisia quinquegona (Blume) Nakai A. sieboldii Miq. 50 Treat cancer, hepatoma, a diuretic, antidote for poison, antiphlegmatic.

A. amurense Maxim. f. serratum (Nakai) Kitag. A. amurense Maxim. f. violaceum (Engler) Kitag. A. consanguineum Mart. A. ) Schott. A. heterophyllum Blume A. peninsulae Nakai A. peninsulae Y. C. Chu et D. C. Wu A. thunbergii Blume. 33,49,144 This herb is highly toxic. Treat tetanus, spasms, epilepsy, neuralgia. It is sedative, anticonvulsive, an expectorant. Aristolochia contorta Bunge. A. kaempferi Willd. A. longa Thunb. A. 48 This herb is toxic. Treat pulmonary disorders, antitussive, an expectorant in asthma and bronchitis.

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