利湿药

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. 湿
trad.

(At least one of the forms in the hanzi box is uncreated. Detected: "利濕藥".)

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Noun[edit]

利湿药

  1. "Dampness-eliminating" materia medica in traditional Chinese medicine. It refers to herbs and other medicinal substances that are used to eliminate "dampness" in the body. Symptoms of "dampness" include water-retention in the limbs.

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See also[edit]

  • 药材 (medicinal materials in traditional Chinese medicine)

References[edit]

  • Wikipedia-logo.png 利湿药 on the Chinese Wikipedia.zh.Wikipedia
  • 1994, Ming Ou; Li Yanwen, The Traditional Chinese Drug and Its Usage, Hai Feng Publishing Co., ISBN 9622381995:
  • W.-F. Fong, C. Wang, G.-Y. Zhu, C.-H. Leung, M.-S. Yang, H.-Y. Cheung, "Reversal of multidrug resistance in cancer cells by Rhizoma alismatis extract", Phytomedicine, Volume 14, Issues 2-3, 19 February 2007, Pages 160-165.
  • Yao-Ting Huang, Dong-Ming Huang, Shih-Chieh Chueh, Che-Ming Teng, Jih-Hwa Guh, "Alisol B acetate, a triterpene from alismatis rhizoma, induces Bax nuclear translocation and apoptosis in human hormone-resistant prostate cancer PC-3 cells", Cancer Letters, Volume 231, Issue 2, 18 January 2006, Pages 270-278.