Chinese rhubarb

Chinese rhubarb
Chinese rhubarb n a rhubarb of the genus Rheum (R. officinale) from whose rhizome and roots medicinal rhubarb is obtained

* * *

1. Rheum palmatum. 2. a preparation of the dried rhizome of R. palmatum, used as a laxative; it is also used for a variety of indications in traditional Chinese medicine and in homeopathy for diarrhea and teething.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Поможем сделать НИР

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Chinese rhubarb — can mean either of two species of rhubarb, genus Rheum: Rheum palmatum Linnaeus 1759, also known as Turkey rhubarb, East Indian rhubarb, or palmate rhubarb Rheum officinale Baillon 1871, also known as Indian rhubarb, Tibetan rhubarb, or medicinal …   Wikipedia

  • Chinese rhubarb — plaštakinis rabarbaras statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūgtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Rheum palmatum), paplitęs rytų Azijoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot. Rheum palmatum angl …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Chinese rhubarb — tangutinis rabarbaras statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūgtinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Rheum tanguticum), paplitęs rytų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Rheum tanguticum angl. Chinese rhubarb; Turkey rhubarb vok. Kronrhabarber šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Chinese rhubarb — daržovinis rabarbaras statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūgtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Rheum officinale), paplitęs rytų Azijoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot. Rheum officinale… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Chinese rhubarb — Rheum palmatum or Rheum officinale. The root of this plant has been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems. It may have anti inflammatory and anticancer effects. Also called rhubarb, da huang, Indian rhubarb, and Turkish rhubarb …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Chinese rhubarb — noun long used for laxative properties • Syn: ↑Rheum palmatum • Hypernyms: ↑rhubarb, ↑rhubarb plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rhubarb — For other uses, see Rhubarb (disambiguation). Rhubarb Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Chinese herbology — For non Chinese traditions of herbology, see herbalism. Chinese Herbology (simplified Chinese: 中药学; traditional Chinese: 中藥學; pinyin: zhōngyào xué) is the theory of Traditional Chinese herbal therapy, which accounts for the majority of treatments …   Wikipedia

  • Rhubarb (disambiguation) — If you searched for rhubarb you may be looking for:*Rhubarb, a perennial plant whose long pink petioles (leaf stems) are cooked and eaten ** The Rhubarb Triangle, an area of England between Pontefract, Wakefield and Leeds where rhubarb is grown… …   Wikipedia

  • rhubarb plant — noun plants having long green or reddish acidic leafstalks growing in basal clumps; stems (and only the stems) are edible when cooked; leaves are poisonous • Syn: ↑rhubarb • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑Himalayan rhubarb, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”