- Hogfennel Root
- Peucedani Radix
|Medicinal Group||Phlegm resolving medicinal|
Dried root of Peucedanum praeruptorum Dunn (Fam. Umbelliferae)
|Nature and Flavors||pungent, bitter; slightly cold|
To dispel wind and clear heat, and direct qi downward to resolve phlegm
Exterior heat pattern cough and dyspnea in respiratory tract infection with expectoration of copious or yellowish sticky sputum
- The crude extract and pure compounds from Peucedani Radix exhibited a wide spectrum of in vitro and in vivo pharmacological activities, including vasorelaxant, cardioprotective, hepatoprotective, anti-tumor and anti-platelet aggregative effects.
- Song Y, Jing W, Yan R, Wang Y. (2015). Research progress of the studies on the roots of Peucedanum praeruptorum dunn (Peucedani radix). Pak J Pharm Sci. , 28(1):71-81.