Acorus gramineus Soland.

  • Weici Tang
  • Gerhard Eisenbrand


Shichangpu, Rhizoma Acori graminei, is the dry rootstock of Acorus gramineus Soland. (Araceae) collected in fall and winter. It is listed officially in the Chinese Pharmacopoeia and used as a digestant, an expectorant, and as a stimulant against digestive disorders, diarrhea, and epilepsy.


Barium Chloride Digestive Disorder Chinese Pharmacopoeia Compound Name Structural Chromosome Aberration 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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