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Advances on Lepidii Semen and Descurainiae Semen / 中国中药杂志
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-341830
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ABSTRACT
"Tinglizi", the ripe seed of Descurainia sophia and Lepidium apetalum, is a member of Brassicaceae (Cruciferae). Traditionally, the former is called "Nantinglizi" (Descurainiae Semen) while the latter is called "Beitinglizi" (Lepidii Semen). In the theory of traditional Chinese medicine, it has the power to purge lung-fire, relieve dyspnea, promote diuresis and reduce edema, and it is mainly indicated in a case with phlegm-fluid accumulation, cough with excessive sputum, dyspnea with being unable to lie, and general swelling. In view of its wide-spread application in clinic, a comprehensive review of Lepidii Semen and Descurainiae Semen was conducted from the following aspects herbalogical study, variety identification, historical evolution of processing, chemical constituents, pharmacological effects, quantitative determination and toxicity which could provide reference for further research and development of "Tinglizi".
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Full text: Available Index: WPRIM (Western Pacific) Main subject: Pharmacology / Plants, Medicinal / Seeds / Humans / Drugs, Chinese Herbal / Molecular Structure / Chemistry / Brassicaceae / Lepidium / Plant Components, Aerial Language: Chinese Journal: China Journal of Chinese Materia Medica Year: 2014 Type: Article

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Full text: Available Index: WPRIM (Western Pacific) Main subject: Pharmacology / Plants, Medicinal / Seeds / Humans / Drugs, Chinese Herbal / Molecular Structure / Chemistry / Brassicaceae / Lepidium / Plant Components, Aerial Language: Chinese Journal: China Journal of Chinese Materia Medica Year: 2014 Type: Article