Glehnia root or Bei Sha Cen:a miraculous herb for Yin tonify and its brief introductions.
- Basic Botanical Information of Glehnia Root.
- Botanical Morphological Feature of Glehnia littoralis.
- Preparation of Glehnia Root and the Herb Character.
- Glehnia Root Nutritional Analysis and Phytochemicals.
- Nature and flavor,Functions of the Glehnia Root.
- Pharmacological Effects,Clinical application and Toxicity of Glehnia Root.
- Glehnia Root:Therapeutical Values.
- Glehnia Root:Administration and Indications Guide.
Applications and Properties:
Anti-inflammatory and expectorant,asthma.
Immunosuppression,Ulcer,Antimutation,Wound healing and skin conditions.
Nourish Yin and Clear Lung,Clear Heat,Protect Kidney,Generate Essence liquid and tonify stomach,
Antipyretic and Analgesic Effects,Cardiovascular,Prevention of Cancer.
Indications:The herb Glehnia root mainly used for treatment of dry injury lung Yin and dry cough with less sputum,dry nose and throat,pulmonary tuberculosis,yin deficiency and chronic cough,coughing of blood,thirsty,tongue dry due to heat injury of the Yin of Lung,poor appetite,tonifying stomach and promoting fluid.
Nature and flavor:sweet bitter,cooling.Nature slight cold,taste sweet,slight bitter.
Oral Adminiatration:decoction,5~10grams,or into form of pills,power,paste.
Cautions:should avoid for cases of cough due to wind and cold,lung stomach deficiency cold.
The food therapy effects of Glehnia Root:taste sweet,slightly bitter,slightly cold;enter into the lung and stomach meridians.
Safety and Toxicity:
The toxicological tests:LD50:Imperatorin LD50 in mice by intraperitoneal injection of 373mg/kg.Which showed that glehnia root very low toxicity.
Clinical observation proved the herb glehnia root is nontoxic.In the conventional dose of water decoction no side effects.Long-term administration showed no obvious side effects.Overdose may cause stomach discomfort and laxation.Should be avoided and better not use for patients suffer with spleen wet stagnation syndrome.
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