Rhizoma Chuanxiong,Szechwan Lovage Rhizome and Applications....


Applications and Properties:


Szechwan Lovage Rhizome Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong Ligusticum chuanxiong Hort. Headache and rheumatic arthralgia.
Cardio-cerebral vascular system.
Blood system effect.
Urinary system effect.
Immune system.
Respiratory system.
Pancreatitis prevention and treatment.
Anti-neoplastic and anti-radiation effects.
Myocardial Protection.
Irregularmens-truation,dysmenorrhea,amenorrhea,dystocia,postpartum lochiostasis,abdominal pain,etc.
Treat pain due to blood stasis and qi stagnation.
Treat headache,rheumatism and arthralgia.
Promote the circulation of Qi and Blood,
Promoting the circulation of Qi and expelling stagnation depression,
Dispelling pathogenic wind and removing dampness,promoting blood circulation to relieve pain.


Szechwan Lovage Rhizome Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong Ligusticum chuanxiong Hort.In the TCM system,the herb Chuanxiong Rhizoma(Chuanxiong) is noted taste hot(pungent) and nature warm.Enter into liver,gallbladder,pericardium,spleen,triple energizer meridians.

In the TCM system,the herb Chuanxiong Rhizoma(Chuanxiong) is indicated for chest stuffiness and cardiac pain,chest and hypochondrium stabbing pain,hypochondriac and abdominal pain,traumatic injury swelling pain,traumatic injury,irregular menstruation(menoxenia),amenorrhea and dysmenorrhea,mass and abdominal pain,mass and lump,cephalea(headache),cephalea(headache) with dizziness,rheumatism and impediment pain(arthralgia),wind-cold-dampness arthralgia(anemofrigid-damp arthralgia),anemofrigid headache and dizziness(headache and dizziness due to wind-cold evil),cold impediment(arthritis aggravated by cold)and clonul spasm of muscle due to wind-cold,dystocia(difficult labour,mogitocia,parodynia),postpartum blood stasis block pain,ulcer and sore,etc.

In the TCM system,the herb Chuanxiong Rhizoma(Chuanxiong) is suggested internal as decoction 3~10 grams,grinded powder and take 1~1.5grams each time,or into pellets,powder.External proper amount grinded powder apply or rinse the mouth with decoction.

Safety and Toxicity:

Szechwan Lovage Rhizome Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong Ligusticum chuanxiong Hort.Toxicity: LD50 (mice/IV injection/chuanxiongzine):239mg/kg.
Chuanxiong crude water-soluble formulation mice given ip and im LD50 value is 65.86 and 66.42g/kg.
Ligustrazine(TMP) iv mouse LD50 value is 239mg/kg.
Mouse daily po Ligustrazine(TMP) 5mg/kg or 10mg/kg,for 4 weeks,the animal weight,blood,liver,kidney function and histopathological examination showed no obvious abnormalities.

This herb should be used with care by anyone with hyperactivity of fire due to yin deficiency or anyone suffering from hyperhidrosis or menorrhagia.Cautions should be paid cases hyperactivity of fire due to yin deficiency,excess in upper and deficiency in lower,Qi weakness should Not or Avoid the herb.


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  • Other Names:Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong,Ligusticum chuanxiong (S.H.Qiu. et al),Ligusticum sinense Oliv.,or Ligusticum chinensis (H),Rhizoma Chuanxiong,Ligusticum chuanxiong Hort.;Chuan Xiong,Ligusticum Rhizome,Rhizoma Ligustici Wallichi,Lavose,Levistici radix,Love Parsley,Maggi Plant,Sea Parsley,Smallage,Smellage,Levisticum officinale,Angelica levisticum,Hipposelinum levisticum,Ligusticum levisticum,Chuanxiong.

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