Pseudolarix kaempferi Gord.

  • Weici Tang
  • Gerhard Eisenbrand

Abstract

Tujingpi, Cortex Pseudolaricis, is the dry root bark or stem bark from the stem near to the root of Pseudolarix kaempferi Gord. (Pinaceae) shelled and collected in May. It is officially listed in the Chinese Pharmacopoeia and due to its toxicity is used for extradermal treatment of scabies and as an antifungal agent.

Keywords

Toxicity Estrogenic Progesterone Bark Scabies 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Weici Tang
    • 1
  • Gerhard Eisenbrand
    • 1
  1. 1.Lebensmittelchemie und UmwelttoxikologieUniversität KaiserslauternKaiserslauternGermany

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