- Arnebia Root
- Arnebiae Radix
|Medicinal Group||Heat-clearing and blood-cooling medicinal|
Dried root of Arnebia euchroma (Royle) Johnst. or Arnebia guttata Bunge (Fam. Boraginaceae)
|Nature and Flavors||sweet, salty; cold|
|Meridian Affinity||Liver, Heart|
To cool the blood, promote blood circulation, counteract toxicity, and outthrust rashes
Root and Rhizome
Purpura dark macula due to exuberant toxic-heat in blood; measles with inadequate eruptions; sores; eczema; scalds and burns
- Arnebia Root oil shows obviously promotive action on basic fibroblast growth factor, an important regulatory factor on wound healing, it might complete the recovery process of surface of wound by stimulating the increase of basic fibroblast growth factor.
Cold and slippy nature. It must not be used to treat patients in whom the spleen is insufficient, sloppy diarrhea
Report on adverse effect
- Pei XW, Wang KZ, Chen JC, Dang X, Shi Z, Gao D. (2005). Effect of arnebia root oil in promoting the tissue recovery of surface of wound and basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) mRNA expression. Zhongguo Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Za Zhi. , 25(10):892-4.