Pinellia ternata (Thunb.) Breit.

  • Weici Tang
  • Gerhard Eisenbrand

Abstract

Banxia, Rhizoma Pinelliae, is the dry tubers of Pinellia temata (Thunb.) Breit. (Araceae) collected in the summer and fall. It is officially listed in the Chinese Pharmacopoeia and used in traditional Chinese medicine as an antiemetic, mucolytic, and antiasthmatic.

Keywords

Proline Alkaloid Choline Anhydride Mannitol 

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Authors and Affiliations

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

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