(Chinese medicine and plant Atlas)
[source] it is the leaf of sunflower, a Compositae plant.
[chemical constituents] the leaves contain neochlorogenic acid, isochlorogenic acid, chlorogenic acid, 3-o-feruloylquinic acid, 4-o-caffeoylquinic acid, caffeic acid, scopoletin and sunflower essence. It also contains a large amount of organic acids (9-12% dry weight), of which dicarboxylic acid and tricarboxylic acid account for about 1 / 3, including citric acid (45.2%), malic acid (26.6%) and fumaric acid (21.2%). There are palmitic acid and linolenic acid esters of lutein in autumn leaves.
[pharmacological action] it has antibacterial effect on Staphylococcus aureus, but has no effect on Escherichia coli; it can also be used as an antimalarial drug. 0.2% alcohol extract could inhibit Paramecium in vitro, but it had synergistic effect with quinine.
[functions and indications] Chinese medicine plant Atlas: "leaves and flowers are bitter stomach tonics. "
[selection] treatment of hypertension: sunflower leaf one or two (fresh two), Achyranthes bidentata one or two (fresh double). Take it orally. (Jiangxi herbal medicine manual)
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