Cucurbitaceae family plant Gynostemma pentaphyllum,introduction of the Fiveleaf Gynostemma Herb and its wellknown therapeutic values.
- Basic Botanical Information of Fiveleaf Gynostemma Herb.
- Brief Introduction of Gynostemma pentaphyllum.
- Gynostemma Herb identification method.
- Gynostemma tea and its main functions.
- Phytochemicals and constituents of Gynostemma pentaphyllum.
- Modern Findings of the Gynostemma Herb.
- Gynostemma Herb therapeutic value and Recipes.
Applications and Properties:
Gynostemma therapeutic value got known early as a few hundred years ago, has been discovered and utilized,and taking Gynostemma has good health effects,such as stomach and promote healthy digestion,brain nerves,lipid-lowering diet,anti-allergic,anti-cancer,anti-aging and so on.Commonly known as the "second ginseng" in the "Compendium of Materia Medica" has been a record, taking Gynostemma can effectively treat sore throat,lowering blood pressure,lowering blood pressure and other effects.Through modern scientific research confirms Gynostemma fear for everyone "three high" also has some healing effect.
1.Gynostemma drink:Jiaogulan 10g,Caulis 15g,Mai dong 12g.Decoction or boiling water to drink.The recipe combines Gynostemma to benefit Qi and nerves,Caulis comfort mind, mai dong nourish yin and heart. Fit for deficiency, heart yin deficiency,heart palpitations,insomnia,restless.
2.Gynostemma Eucommia:Gynostemma 15g, Eucommia Leaf 10g. Immersion in boiling water to drink.The recipe combine these two herbs for blood pressure lowering,Gynostemma used to clear heat,soothe the nerves.Indicated for hypertension,dizziness,headache,anxiety,insomnia,irritability.
3.Gynostemma desmodium drink:Gynostemma 15g,loosestrife 50g. Add brown sugar,fried water to drink.The recipe used Gynostemma to detoxify,demodium to clear heat and dampness,jaundice.For viral hepatitis,symptoms like damp yellow, yellow urine deficient.
Channel Tropism:enter into the lungs; spleen; kidney.
Indications:heat;tonic;detoxification.Virtual body weakness;consumptive loss of precision;leukopenia;hyperlipidemia;hepatitis;chronic gastroenteritis;chronic bronchitis.
Dosage Oral:decoction,15-30g,powder,3-6g;or tea to drink. Topical:proper amount,smashed rubbed.
Safety and Toxicity:
Toxicity:mice fed Gynostemma water extract(GP) 10,000 mg / kg, 72 hours,no death, intraperitoneal injection GP lethal dose LD50 2862.5mg/kg. Mice fed Gynostemma extract (containing approximately 20% of GPs) median lethal dose of 4.5g/kg, different origin Gypenoside glycosides Ⅰ and Ⅱ median lethal dose to mice by intraperitoneal injection were 899.50-1051.32mg / kg and 1743.25-2049.11mg/kg. Another reported that mice injected with lethal dose of GPs as 755mg/kg, oral non-toxic. Intraperitoneal injection of crude extract Gynostemma median lethal dose of 1850mg/kg, 10g/kg orally with no toxicity. Daily feeding 8g/kg, continuous one month, general condition, body weight gain, food intake, blood, urine and histopathological abnormalities were found.
- Cucurbitaceae family plant Gynostemma pentaphyllum,introduction of the Fiveleaf Gynostemma Herb and its wellknown therapeutic values.
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