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What is Isatis Leaf(Folium Isatidis,Isatis indigotica FortL),Woad, Chinese,Othe

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Date: 11/11/2003
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What is Isatis Leaf(Folium Isatidis,Isatis indigotica FortL),Woad, Chinese,Othe rWoad, Chinese?Where to source Indigowoad Leaf P.E.Isatis Leaf extracts?

Composition&Application: Application:Epidemic febrile diseases with the invasion of the blood by heat , mani- fested as high fever, restlessness, maculas and eruptions, un- consciousn ess, de- lirium and so on. It is often used with rhinoceros horn and capejasminne fruit, as in Decoction of Rhinoceros Horn and isatis leaf (Xijiao Daqing Tang). In cases of affection by exopathogenic wind- heat, of epidemic febrile diseases a t the early stage, manifested as fever, headache and thirst, it is used with hone ysuckle flower and arctium fruit.

Botanical Basic Data of isatis indigotica.:Isatis indigotica FortL Scientific Name: Folium Isatidis,Isatis indigotica FortL Common Name: Woad, Chinese,OtherWoad, Chinese Property:Bitter in flavour very cold in pro- perty, acting on the heart, lung and stomach channels. Effects:Clear- ing away heat, de- toxicating, removing pathogenic heat form t he blood, and curing skin erupions.

----------------------------------------------------------------------- Botanical Basic Data of isatis indigotica. Notes and Explain of isatis indigotica. What it is Isatis indigotica,Application and Uses of isatis indigotica. Differentiation of isatis indigotica.

Notes and Explain of isatis indigotica.: Notes and Explain of isatis indigotica: Notes: Chinese herb considered antibacterial, antivirial, and anti-inflammat ory. Leaves and roots are effective againist flu, encephalitis, measles, hepatiti s, and mumps. (Da Qing) Contains indican and isatin B, both of which can be converted to i ndigo. Considered antibacterial, antiviral, and anti-inflammatory. Leaves and roo ts are effective against flu, encephalitis, measles, hepatitis, and mumps. (Chem.) A blue dyestuff obtained from several plants belonging to very diffe rent genera and orders; as, the woad, Isatis tinctoria, Indigofera tinctoria, I. Anil, Nereum tinctorium, etc. It is a dark blue earthy substance, tasteless and o dorless, with a copper-violet luster when rubbed. Indigo does not exist in the pl ants as such, but is obtained by decomposition of the glycoside indican. Note: Commercial indigo contains the essential coloring principle indigo blu e or indigotine, with several other dyes; as, indigo red, indigo brown, etc., and various impurities. Indigo is insoluble in ordinary reagents, with the exception of strong sulphuric acid.

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What it is Isatis indigotica,Application and Uses of isatis indigotica : This herb is the leaf of Isatis indigotica Fort. (family Cruciferae), produc ed mainly in the provinces of Jiangsu, Anhui, Fujian and Guangxi. Isatis leaves a re collected in summer and autumn, dried in sunlight, and used unprepared or fres h. Used for: 1. Epidemic febrile diseases with the invasion of the blood by heat, mani- f ested as high fever, restlessness, maculas and eruptions, un- consciousness, de- lirium and so on. It is often used with rhinoceros horn and capejasminne fruit, a s in Decoction of Rhinoceros Horn and isatis leaf (Xijiao Daqing Tang). In cases of affection by exopathogenic wind- heat, of epidemic febrile diseases at the ear ly stage, manifested as fever, headache and thirst, it is used with honeysuckle f lower and arctium fruit. 2. Erysipelas, canker sores, and swollen and sore throat due to exu- berant toxic heat in the blood. It is often used with honey suckleflower and scrophulari a root. Dosage and administration: 10- 15g, decocted in water for an oral dose. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- ----

Differentiation of isatis indigotica:: Having the color of, pertaining to, or derived from, indigo. {Indigo berry} (Bot.), the fruit of the West Indian shrub {Randia aculeata}, used as a blue dye. {Indigo bird} (Zo["o]l.), a small North American finch ({Cyanospiza cyanea}) . The male is indigo blue in color. Called also {indigo bunting}. {Indigo blue}. (a) The essential coloring material of commercial indigo,from which it is obt ained as a dark blue earthy powder,with a reddish luster, {C16H10N2O2}, which may be crystallized by sublimation. Indigo blue is also made from artificial amido c innamic acid, and from artificial isatine; and these methods are of great commerc ial importance. Called also {indigotin}. (b) A dark, dull blue color like the indigo of commerce. {Indigo brown} (Chem.), a brown resinous substance found in crude indigo. {Indigo copper} (Min.), covellite. {Indigo green}, a green obtained from indigo. {Indigo plant} (Bot.), a leguminous plant of several species (genus {Indigofe ra}), from which indigo is prepared. The different varieties are natives of Asia, Africa, and America. Several species are cultivated, of which the most important are the {I. tinctoria}, or common indigo plant, the {I. Anil}, a larger species, and the {I. disperma}. {Indigo purple}, a purple obtained from indigo. {Indigo red}, a dyestuff, isomeric with indigo blue, obtained from crude indi go as a dark brown amorphous powder. {Indigo snake} (Zo["o]l.), the gopher snake. {Indigo white}, a white crystalline powder obtained by reduction from indigo blue, and by oxidation easily changed back to it; -- called also {indigogen}. {Indigo yellow}, a substance obtained from indigo. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- ----

Scintific References: 1.What is Isatis Leaf(Folium Isatidis,Isatis indigotica FortL),Woad, Chin ese,OtherWoad, Chinese?Where to source Indigowoad Leaf P.E.Isatis Leaf extracts?. Via Michael Derrida.

powder available: Indigowoad Leaf P.E. 10:1(,Folium Isatidis leaf Extract),DaQingYe P.E.

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