Herba Artemisiae Scopariae:Yin Chen,Artemisia capillaris,folk legend and fascinating applications!
- Botanical Info of Herba Artemisiae Scopariae.
- Plant Descriptions and Habitat:Artemisia capillaris.
- Food Uses of Artemisia capillaris.
- Legend:Yin Chen and Qing Hao.
- Constituents and Phytochemicals.
- Medicinal Uses of Yin Chen,Artemisia capillaris seedling.
- Liver and Gall-Baldder protection of Yin Chen,Artemisia capillaris seedling.
- Research Update:Herba Artemisiae Scopariae.
Medicinal Uses of Yin Chen,Artemisia capillaris seedling.:
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Antibacterial; Anticholesterolemic; Antiviral; Cholagogue; Diuretic; Febrifuge; Hepatic; Vasodilator.
Yin Chen Hao has been used in Chinese herbal medicine for over 2,000 years. It is considered to be a bitter and cooling herb, clearing "damp heat" from the liver and gall ducts and relieving fevers. It is an effective remedy for liver problems, being specifically helpful in treating hepatitis with jaundice. Modern research has confirmed that the plant has a tonic and strengthening effect upon the liver, gallbladder and digestive system. The leaves and young shoots are antibacterial, anticholesterolemic, antiviral, cholagogue, diuretic, febrifuge and vasodilator. An infusion is used internally in the treatment of jaundice, hepatitis, gall bladder complaints and feverish illnesses. Externally it has been applied in the form of a plaster for treating headaches. The plant is harvested in late spring and can be dried for later use. Yin Chen Hao is contraindicated for pregnant women.
Properties:Aromatic, slightly bitter and cold
Meridians entered:Spleen, stomach, liver and gall bladder
Action:To remove damp-heat,To relieve jaundice
Indications:Difficulty in urination,Boils and itchiness,Infectious icteric hepatitis.
Dosage:10-15 g are normally prescribed, however up to 30 g of usage are sometimes applied.
Although no reports of toxicity have been published for this species, skin contact with some members of this genus can cause dermatitis or other allergic reactions in some people. Others suggest not to prescribe it to post partum women who have blood deficiency, spleen deficiency or stomach cold.
Toxicity of Main content:6,7-dimethoxycoumarin (scoparone)
LD50 for mice,oral.724.6mg/kg.
Toxicity of Main content:p-hydroxyacetophenone
LD50 for mice,intraperitoneal injection 500mg/kg,LD50 rat oral dose.2200mg/kg.
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