Rhizoma Chuanxiong,Szechwan Lovage Rhizome and Applications....
- Basic Botanical Information of Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong.
- Botanical Description and Origin of Ligusticum chuanxiong Hort.
- Phytochemicals and Constituents of Rhizoma Chuanxiong and Chuanxiong naphtha.
- Property,Action and Brief Uses of Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong.
- Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong:Pharmacology effects and findings.
- Applications of Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong.
- Administration Guide and Safety of Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong.
- Research Update:Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong,Szechwan Lovage Rhizome.
Applications and Properties:
Headache and rheumatic arthralgia.
Cardio-cerebral vascular system.
Blood system effect.
Urinary system effect.
Pancreatitis prevention and treatment.
Anti-neoplastic and anti-radiation effects.
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.
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:
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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