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Overlaying 1800 species of chinese language herbs and seven hundred comparable North American species, chinese language and comparable North American Herbs: Phytopharmacology and healing Values offers essentially formatted tables that provide you with speedy and simple entry to details collected from a large choice of assets, either japanese and western, together with these now not in most cases to be had via traditional searches. Written through the writer of Medicinal crops this publication: · provides the main ingredients and healing values of chinese language medicinal herbs · comprises facts on toxicity, significant chemical elements and their healing values · offers Latin, chinese language, and English names for greater than 1800 species · comprises 3 appendices that offer convenient cross-references: chinese language and medical names; significant chemical parts of chinese language herbs, and significant chemical parts of comparable North American herbs· Highlights the connection among chinese language and North American medicinal herbs and attainable replacements for chinese language with North American herbs· Compares lively elements and claimed healing values The wealth of data, consciousness to aspect, and huge learn and references provided via chinese language and similar North the USA Herb: Phytopharmacology and healing Values makes it the source to have in your shelf.

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Benincase cerifera Savi. B. hispida Cogn. 50 Diuretic, laxative, treat diabetes, dropsy, rhinitis. Berberis amurensis Rupr. B. poiretii Schneid. B. sibirica Pall. B. soulieana C. K. Schneid. 33 Antibacterial, promotes leukocytosis, choleretic. Betula mandshurica (Regel) Nakai B. platyphylla Suk. 48,50 Anticancer, mammary carcinoma. Bidens bipinnata L. B. parviflora Willd. 48 Treat bug bites, diarrhea, snakebite. Bidens pilosa L. var. minor (Blume) Sherff. 50 Antibiotic, treat bug bites, diarrhea, snakebite.

Chu et D. C. Wu A. thunbergii Blume. 33,49,144 This herb is highly toxic. Treat tetanus, spasms, epilepsy, neuralgia. It is sedative, anticonvulsive, an expectorant. Aristolochia contorta Bunge. A. kaempferi Willd. A. longa Thunb. A. 48 This herb is toxic. Treat pulmonary disorders, antitussive, an expectorant in asthma and bronchitis. Aristolochia debilis Sieb. et Zucc. 33 Antihypertensive, lower heart rate and myocardial contractility, vasodilatation. Aristolochia manshuriensis Kom. 54 Relieve pain, a diuretic, externally for snakebite.

Littorale Max. C. maakii Max. C. segetum Bunge. C. ) Bieb. C. vlassovianum Fisch. 48,49 Hemostat, diuretic, stop bleeding, externally for wound infections. 40 Table 1 Major Constituents and Therapeutic Values of Chinese Medicinal Herbs (continued) Therapeutic Values* CHINESE AND RELATED NORTH AMERICAN HERBS Table 1 Major Constituents and Therapeutic Values of Chinese Medicinal Herbs (continued) Common Chinese and (English) Name Major Constituents and (sources) Cirsium chinense Gardn. et Champ. C.

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