To save endangered rhinos and alleviate the shortage, buffalo horns have been used as its substitute since the 1990s. The following conclusion on this herb from the perspective of the self-organizing system tcm might also be outdated and offending. Here the author cites a few research articles of terrible methodology, all on small mammals or reptilian hearts.
Thats why (surprise, surprise!) there have been no hints of any pharmacological action whatsoever in any studies conducted. Anti-poaching laws should be upheld and any perpetrators found poaching endangered animals should be summarily executed on the spot. I love tcm, but, as this article says, theres no reason to use rhino horn anymore.
Presumably there are plenty of other unfortunate examples of animal products which are disproven today. Chinese herbal medicine, it works wonders for all blood poisoning diseases, e. Besides, they show no inhibition to staphylococcus, in vivo and in vitro 4) from the preliminary test results of isolated heart, isolated intestine, rabbit blood pressure, fever reduction, blood picture, inhibition of the growth of bacteria, some people draw the conclusion that all of items mentioned above basically play a similar role medicinally 5) after soaked and boiled with saline, it first shows a brief inhibition and then an excitatory effect on isolated frog heart, featuring increased amplitude but nearly unchanged heart rate.
Henceit is often carved into rhinoceros horn cup by artisans in order to let its medicinal ingredient dissolve into the wine. Rhei is a purer form and is less effective as a laxative but more effective topically for ulcers of the mouth. Yes, it is a problem, yes, it needs to be dealt with.
Basically, if youd like to made your article about an academic discussion of the traditional uses of rhino horn (which would be interesting), it is very important that you use the past-tense to describe how it was used. They are like nazis trying to burn all the books written by jews. There are substitutes for rhino horn which are chemically identical.
Thus it can be seen that toxic in the blood is terrible. Unfortunately, poaching rhinos has essentially made it an endangered species today. So, please take them with a pinch of salt if you feel that way. However, the words below dont mean to be offensive to anyone since this is more an academic discussion among tcm practitioners. This substance is occasionally used by very wealthy people who are looking for a miracle cure.
It is combined with xuan shen (scrophularia), lian xin (lotus plumule), zhu ye (folium bambusae), etc. My personal view is that a tcm doctor should not shy away from talking about it since this is part of chinese medicine history. What it guarantees is agony and death to the animal and almost certain extinction. Please disregard the nazis who want this precious, ancient knowledge to be destroyed. In addition, rhino horn is not non-substitutable either even in traditional chinese medicine.
Recommended dosage is from 3 to 6 fen in juice and powder or from 0. It means this herb goes away completely from then on. On the contrary it was used (and really hope it still is not used) for the something totally opposite from that. In addition, it first contracts briefly and then expands the lower extremity perfusion in toads 2) antipyretic effects. Heat in the stomach or lungs especially accumulated phlegm or clumping in the intestines if it is used topically for breast abscess in a nursing mother, it may lead to a decrease in lactation.
Rather, it clearly states that the substance has no value as an aphrodisiac or anti-cancer treatment. Use topically to soften nodules and reduce swellings for breast lumps without pus. When it comes to medicinal rhinoceros horns, they are commonly referred to as the horns from asian rhinoceros. Essential rhinoceros horn uses and indications include fever-induced coma, delirium, rash, vomiting, and epistaxis. Do not use if there is no closed clumping that is difficult to pass due to pathogenic heat. It clearly lends pros, cons, and alternatives to the use of rhino horn in medicine, and bringing your anger to the comments section without reading the article or considering the value of objectivity and leveraging factual information with mercurial pathos is petty and foolish. And they initially reduce the total number of white blood cells in rabbits and then give a sharp rise. As a practitioner and as a world citizen, i am angry and disgusted that you have posted information about claimed benefit from rhinoceros horn. In fact, i wasnt using it and i will not either in the future. All an undereducated person has to do is to skim your first paragraph, and then get to the rhino horn benefits section and think hmmmm, maybe ill try some of that! Basically, youre promoting rhino horn use.12(2) allows the manufacture, sale or supply of herbal remedies ... or `herbal viagra' product (Nan Bao). ... Shi Gao (gypsum), Mang Xiao (sodium sulphate) or.