Zhen-jian Xie

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Following the theses on "A theoretical study of the biological origins of Chinese medicinal herbs" in 1991, the authors continued the study and established eleven new views, namely; "The theory of differentiation tendency of Chinese medicinal herbs for regional habitually used drugs"; "The theory of regularity of occurrence of confusing species and pseudo(More)
There are 250 species of Zanthoxylum (Rutaceae) in the world. This genus distributed in tropical and subtropical regions. Alkaloids are the major and representative ingredients in these plants including quinolines, isoquinolines, and amide alkaloids, with such biological activities as anti-tumor, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anti-virus, anti-platelet(More)
  • Zhen-jian Xie
  • Zhongguo Zhong yao za zhi = Zhongguo zhongyao…
  • 1991
Ten new theoretical points concerning the biological origins of Chinese herbs are presented in this paper, i.e. continuity of the biological origins of Chinese herbs, mutation of the biological origins of Chinese herbs; optimum seeking theory of rising species of medicinal herbs; mono-original and limit d multi-original Chinese herbs; etc.
The article puts forward an opinion that there are identical or similar toxic components and poisoning action among close relative species of toxic medicinal herbs. These components, however, may vary in contents with different species. Many scientific examples are enough to prove that we can take treating, curing and preventative measures effectively only(More)
  • Zhen-jian Xie
  • Zhongguo Zhong yao za zhi = Zhongguo zhongyao…
  • 1998
A textual research has been conducted to clarify the botanical origin of the herb Youba in ancient medicinal literatures. The name Youba in (Xin Xiu Ben Cao) published in the Tang dynasty and (Ben Cao Gang Mu) published in the Ming dynasty has been confirmed to be the immature tuber of Pinellia pedatisecta (without branches around the tuber), whereas the(More)
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