Bupleurum Species: Scientific Evaluation and Clinical Applications

Bupleurum Species: Scientific Evaluation and Clinical Applications

by Sheng-Li Pan, Pan Pan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0849392659

ISBN-13: 9780849392658

Pub. Date: 05/30/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Bupleurum species is an important part of traditional Chinese medicine as well as the Japanese Kampo medicine. Bupleurum Species: Scientific Evaluation and Clinical Applications provides comprehensive coverage of this species. It contains detailed descriptions of the plant parts used in medicines, quality control, and constituents such as lignans and

Overview

The Bupleurum species is an important part of traditional Chinese medicine as well as the Japanese Kampo medicine. Bupleurum Species: Scientific Evaluation and Clinical Applications provides comprehensive coverage of this species. It contains detailed descriptions of the plant parts used in medicines, quality control, and constituents such as lignans and flavonoids. It also presents the pharmacology and clinical usage with named and defined polyherbal formulations. The book includes information on botany, cultivation, chemistry, pharmacology, clinical applications, and patents. This text also discusses the worldwide distribution of the Bupleurum species in China, Japan, Spain, and Italy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849392658
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/30/2006
Series:
Traditional Herbal Medicines for Modern Times Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Sheng-Li Pan
I. Botany: Macroscopical Characters of the Medicinal Species of Bupleurum and Their Distribution in China; Sheng-Li Pan and Yun Kang
Microscopical Characters of the Medicinal Species of Bupleurum in China; Sheng-Li Pan
Chromosomes of Bupleurum L. Especially for the Classification and Cross-Breeding of B. falcatum L. sensu lato; Shigeki Ohta, Eiji Miki, You-Chang Zhu, and Chang-Qi Yuan
II. Cultivation: Cultivation of Bupleurum falcatum in Japan; Osamu Iida
Distribution of Saikosaponin of Bupleurum falcatum and Variation of Its in Plant Organs by Environmental Factors; Nak-Sul Seong, Hae-Gon Chung, and Kwan-Su Kim
III. Chemistry: Main Chemical Constituents of Bupleurum Genus; Sheng-Li Pan
The Chemistry and Biological Activity of the Genus; Bupleurum in Spain; Alejandro F. Barrero, M. Mar Herrador, Pilar Arteaga, and José F. Quílez
The Chemistry and Biological Activity of the Genus Bupleurum in Italy; Luisa Pistelli
IV. Pharmacology: The Pharmacological Activity of Chinese "Chaihu" - The Root of Bupleurum; Xiao-Min Du, Hui Xie, and Yun Kang
Pharmacological Activity of Saikosaponins; Byung-Zun Ahn and Dai-Eun Sok
Mitogenic Substance of Bupleuri Radix; Naohito Ohno and Toshiro Yadomae
V. Clinical Application: Clinical Applications of Prescriptions Containing Bupleurum Root; Bai-Can Yang and Jun Wang
Anti-Hepatofibrotic Effect of Xiao-Chaihu-Tang (Sho-Saiko-To); Ichiro Shimizu
Preventive Effects of Sho-Saiko-To against Septic Shock Symptoms; Shuhei Sakaguchi
VI. Patents Containing Bupleurum

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