Literature Review of Rhizoma Smilacis Glabrae ( 土茯苓 ).

Research output: Journal Publications and Reviews (RGC: 21, 22, 62)22_Publication in policy or professional journal

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Author(s)

  • Qing Feng ZHANG
  • Zhongrong ZHANG
  • Hon-yeung CHEUNG

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Detail(s)

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)65 - 71
Journal / PublicationHong Kong Pharmaceutical Journal
Volume15
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2008

Abstract

Rhizoma Smilacis Glabrae, also called Tufuling in Chinese, is commonly used for detoxication, relieving dampness and as a diuretic in traditional Chinese medicine. It is also one of the main ingredients in Guiling gao; an old traditional functional food in Southern China and Hong Kong. To facilitate the research about this herbal medicine, different aspects e.g. confusable species, compounds isolation, quality control and bioactivity of this herb had been reviewed in this article.

Research Area(s)

  • Rhizoma Smilacis Glabrae, Guiliang Gao, Detoxication, Bioactive compounds

Citation Format(s)

Literature Review of Rhizoma Smilacis Glabrae ( 土茯苓 ). / ZHANG, Qing Feng; ZHANG, Zhongrong; CHEUNG, Hon-yeung.

In: Hong Kong Pharmaceutical Journal, Vol. 15, No. 2, 07.2008, p. 65 - 71.

Research output: Journal Publications and Reviews (RGC: 21, 22, 62)22_Publication in policy or professional journal