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Rehmannia glutinosa Libosch.

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Dihuang, Radix Rehmanniae, is the fresh or dry root of Rehmannia glutinosa Libosch. (Scrophulariaceae). This officially in the Chinese Pharmacopoeia listed herbal drug is to be used in fresh or dried form or after processing. Processing is carried out by boiling in the rice wine or steaming. The fresh and dry roots of R. glutinosa are used in traditional Chinese medicine as an antipyretic and hemostatic. The processed roots are used mainly as a tonic and sedative.

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  • Iridoid Glycoside
  • Rice Wine
  • Chinese Pharmacopoeia
  • Processed Root
  • Iridoid Glucoside

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Tang, W., Eisenbrand, G. (1992). Rehmannia glutinosa Libosch.. In: Chinese Drugs of Plant Origin. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-73739-8_106

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