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Acorus gramineus Soland.

  • Weici Tang
  • Gerhard Eisenbrand

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Barium Chloride Digestive Disorder Chinese Pharmacopoeia Compound Name Structural Chromosome Aberration 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

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

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