Pseudostellariae Radix

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Pseudostellariae Radix (Taizishen in Chinese, PR) is an arid tuberous root of Pseudostellaria heterophylla (Miq.) Pax ex Pax et Hoffm (Caryophyllaceae). It is a type of staple traditional Chinese medicine which has the functions of strengthening the spleen, replenishing Qi, moistening lungs, and producing fluids. This medicinal herb is consumed clinically for its positive effects.


Hua Y, Hou Y, Wang S, et al. Comparison of Chemical Compositions in Pseudostellariae Radix from Different Cultivated Fields and Germplasms by NMR-Based Metabolomics[J]. Molecules, 2016, 21(11): 1538.