Cissampelos pareira L. var. hirsuta (Buch. ex DC.) Formen

  • Weici Tang
  • Gerhard Eisenbrand


Yahunu, Herba Cissampelotis, is the dry whole plant of Cissampelos pareira L. var. hirsuta (Buch. ex DC.) Formen (Menispermaceae) collected in spring and summer. It is officially listed in the Chinese Pharmacopoeia and is used as an analgesic and hemostatic for reduction of swelling and for external treatment of traumatic pain and bleeding.


Neuromuscular Blocking Total Alkaloid Root Bark Chinese Pharmacopoeia Chemical Examination 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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