Pinellia ternata (Thunb.) Breit.

  • Weici Tang
  • Gerhard Eisenbrand


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.


Guanidine Hydrochloride Acid Anhydride Chinese Pharmacopoeia Steryl Glucoside Hepatoma Ascitic Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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