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Crude drug name

Market name両頭尖
Formal name両頭尖
Japanese nameりょうとうせん, Ryōtōsen
Vernacular nameLiangtoujian
Latin nameAnemones Raddeanae Rhizoma
Original plant nameAnemone raddeana Regel, (Azumaichige)
Family nameRanunculaceae
Used partClassificationPlant origin
Sub classification rhizome
Collection informationHong Kong, Wing Tai Hong Medicine Co.,Ltd.
Collection date1974/12/25
CollectorTsuneo Namba
TMPW No.75

Scientific information data base

Common name両頭尖, Liangtoujian, Anemones Raddeanae Rhizoma (CP2020) , Radde Anemone Rhizome (CP2020)
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Original plant nameAnemone raddeana Regel, (Azumaichige)
Family nameRanunculaceae
Used partrhizome
Official compendiumCP (2020 ed.)
Clinical applicationLiangtoujian is folklorically used to treat rheumatism, nerve pain, pain due to carbuncled swelling, etc.
Medical systemTraditional Chinese medicine
Drug effect in
traditional medicine
Antirheumatics (dampness-eliminating)
Beneficial effect[Property and Flavor] Hot; pungent; toxic.
[Meridian Tropism] Spleen meridian.
[Actions] To dispel wind-dampness, disperse abscesses and swelling.
[Indications] Wind cold dampness impediment, limbs spasm, bone and joint pain, diabrotic swelling and abscess.
Pharmacological effectNot exactly known.
DiseaseRheumatism, Neuralgia, Twitch of the muscles, Arthralgia
ReferencesCP2020: Pharmacopoeia of the People's Republic of China 2020 edi.
C1) The Encyclopedia of Wakan-Yaku with Color PicturesVol.1,p107.
RemarksLiangtoujian used to be a folk medicine in northeast provinces in China. At present, it is an ingredient for Chinese Traditional Medicine such as Huoluo Dan [活絡丹] (Beijing Pharmaceutical Factory) and Zaizao Wan [再造丸] (Tianjin Pharmaceutical Factory) under the name of "Chikusetsukōbu"(竹節香附).
Last renewal date2021/09/28