安神药

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Chinese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

安神 (to soothe the nerves) + (medicine)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

安神药

  1. a sedative; a tranquilizer

Usage notes[edit]

This term can also refer to materia medica in traditional Chinese medicine that are used to "calm the spirit/mind".

Hyponyms[edit]

See also[edit]

  • 药材 (medicinal materials in traditional Chinese medicine)

References[edit]

  • 1994, Ming Ou; Li Yanwen, The Traditional Chinese Drug and Its Usage, Hai Feng Publishing Co., ISBN 9622381995:
  • Alberto Estrada, Georgios S. Katselis, Bernard Laarveld, Branka Barl, "Isolation and evaluation of immunological adjuvant activities of saponins from Polygala senega L.", Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Volume 23, Issue 1, January 2000, Pages 27-43.
  • Junping Kou, Minda Si, Guofei Dai, Yuwen Lin, Danni Zhu, "Antiinflammatory activity of Polygala japonica extract", Fitoterapia, Volume 77, Issue 6, September 2006, Pages 411-415
  • H. Wang, J. Gao, J. Kou, D. Zhu, B. Yu, "Anti-inflammatory activities of triterpenoid saponins from Polygala japonica", Phytomedicine, Volume 15, Issue 5, 15 May 2008, Pages 321-326.