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By WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific

ISBN-10: 9290611200

ISBN-13: 9789290611202

Offers concise monographs, followed by way of full-colour pictures, for the one hundred fifty plant species most typically used for medicinal reasons within the Republic of Korea. In view of the country's lengthy and winning background within the use of conventional medicinal drugs, the publication goals to supply written and visible documentation of vital vegetation and summarize their makes use of to regard illnesses, defend opposed to ailment, or advertise healthiness. In so doing, the booklet additionally goals to inspire the broader use of Korea's medicinal vegetation and advertise their conservation.

Each plant species is roofed in line with a typical structure, such as the clinical identify of the plant, Korean identify, English universal identify, components used, and medical makes use of in conventional Korean drugs. additionally incorporated are an in depth botanical description of the plant, its habitat and geographical distribution, by means of a precis of organic activities and chemical elements as mentioned within the conventional medication literature. The a hundred and fifty full-colour pictures, incorporated to facilitate id of vegetation and plant elements used for medicinal reasons, have been taken below typical stipulations throughout the flowering or fruiting seasons. Retrieval of knowledge is facilitated by way of the inclusion of indexes giving clinical names, the English universal names, and the Korean plant names.

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Chemical components. Tannins. Flavonoids. References. (1) Dictionary of Chinese Herbal Drugs. 1985, p. 1331, Shanghai Sci. , Japanese Transl. Bistorta manshuriensis Kom. MEDICINAL PLANTS IN THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA Bupleurum falcatum L. Korean Name: See-ho English Name: Hare’s-ear 55 Umbelliferae Parts used. Root. Traditional uses. Fever, hepatitis, apoplexy. Description. Glabrous perennial herb, 40-70 cm tall. Stems erect, slender, branched above. Radical leaves simple, linear to oblong- spatulate, to 20 cm long, the base narrowed to petiole-like; stem leaves rather thick and firm, broadly linear to lanceolate, narrowed at base, entire, 4-10 cm long, 5-15 mm wide, acuminate, with prominent parallel nerves.

2) Okugawa, H. et al. (1987) Shoyakugaku Zasshi 41, 108. (3) Mazza, G. (1985) J. Chromatogr. 328, 179. D. et al. (1977) J. Am. Chem. Soc. 99, 8015. P. (1992) Yao Hsueh Hsueh Pao 27, 287. W. H. (1983) Yao Hsueh Hsueh Pao 18, 363. Maek. MEDICINAL PLANTS IN THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA Epimedium koreanum Nakai Korean Name: Sam-ji-goo-yeop-cho English Name: Korean epimedium 111 Berberidaceae Parts used. Herb. Traditional uses. Impotence, spermatorrhoea, forgetfulness. Description. Low, rhizomatous perennial herb, to 30 cm tall.

Soc. 71, 633. (4) Monities, B. et al. (1976) Phytochemistry 15, 1053. (5) Li, H. Y. et al. (1993) J. Nat. Prod. 56, 1065. (6) Li, H. Y. et al. (1994) Phytochemistry 35, 751. Dianthus chinensis L. MEDICINAL PLANTS IN THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA Dictamnus dasycarpus Turcz. Korean Name: Bag-sun English Name: Dittany, fraxinella, gas plant, burning bush 95 Rutaceae Parts used. Root bark. Traditional uses. Carbuncle, rashes. Description. Strong-smelling, hardy perennial herb with thick root, to 90 cm tall.

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