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Lu Gen

Phragmitis Rhizoma, Phragmites

Dosage

15-30g.

Chemical Composition

Asparamide; Tocopherol; Caffeic acid; Gentisic acid; 2, 5-dimethoxy-p-benzoquinone; P-hydroxybenzaldehyde; Syringaldehyde; Coniferaldehyde; Vanillic acid; Ferulic acid; P-coumaric acid; Dioxanelignin; Phenylpropane; Guaiacyl; Syringyl; 4-hydroxylphenyl; Coixol; Tricin; b-amyrin; Taraxerol; Taraxerone; Arabinose; Xylose; Glucose; Proline; Betaines. (1)

Precautions

Exercise caution when administering to patients with cold in the spleen and the stomach.

Pharmacology

Experiments show that a polysaccharide extracted from Lu Gen can enhance immunity.

References

  1. Editorial Committee of Chinese Materia Medica. State Drug Administration of China. Chinese Materia Medica. Shanghai: Science and Techonology Press; 1998.