Asarum sieboldii

Asarum sieboldii

Chinese medicine
A perennial herb, the roots of which are analgesic, diaphoretic, expectorant, secretory and sedative; it is used for arthritis, earache, headache, sinusitis and toothaches. Kakuol is an Asarum sieboldii extract which has been found to have anti-fungal activity.

There is no peer-reviewed data to support the efficacy for A sieboldii as a medical treatment.
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Piperascens, Asarum sieboldii and Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fischer and mixing herbs to obtain an herbal medicine material.
As the determined technology developed, the PA was also detected within volatile oil from other plants, such as Herba Lysimachia paridiformis (22.54%) [5], Rhizoma Valeriana jatamansi jones (5.88%) [6], Rhizoma Nardostachys chinensis (4.5%) [7], Radix Mallotus apelta (4.48%) [8], Foliage Ficus microcarpa (4.05%) [9], Herba Pholidota cantonensis (3.60%) [10], Herba Asarum sieboldii (2.75%) [11], Herba Gendarussa vulgaris (2.68%) [12], Radix Helleborus thibetanus (0.811%) [13], Herba Sedum sarmentosum (0.53%) [14], Aquilaria agallocha (0.392%) [15], Pericardium Citri reticulatae (China: Xinhui, 0.178%; Guangxi, 0.162%; and Fujian, 0.086%) [16], Fructus Periploca forrestii Schltr.
Lin, "Analysis on chemical components of volatile oil of Yichang Asarum sieboldii by GC/ MS," China Journal of Chinese Materia Medica, vol.
part ([mu]g/gg) Sample and Mean duplicate Asarum sieboldii Miq.
High values of [F.sub.IC] were obtained for toothache and heart disease (0.88 and 0.83, resp.), showing that locals had reached good agreement on the plant species (Polygonatum odoratum, Valeriana officinalis, Acorus calamus, and Asarum sieboldii) to be used for these ailments.
Lim, "Mechanism of antinociceptive effects of Asarum sieboldii Miq.
et Wils; 7.1 g Cinnamonum cassia Presl (Chinese cinnamon); 3.5 g Mentha arvensis L.; 2.3 g Asarum sieboldii Mig.