Areca Extract-1 Crude drug name:Areca Extract-1
Photo location:Museum of Materia Medica, Inst. of Nat. Med., Univ. of Toyama
Photo date:2009
Photographer:H. Fushimi

Crude drug extract name Areca Extract-1
Crude drug name Areca
Collection information Tochimototenkaido Co., Ltd. Osaka Japan (Lot.No. 08086C009401)
Collection date (yy-mm-dd) 2008-10-10
Production area Qinghai Prov., China
TMPW No. 25942
Sample weight 45.00 g 
Solvent volume 1700.00 ml 
Dry weight 1.51 g 
Yield 3.37 % 
Botanical source Areca catechu Linné (Palmae)
Part used Seed
Preparation method Weigh accurately about 45g of the crude drug sample, add 900 mL of water (20 times of the sample), and extract with a decoction equipment (UTS-1000, Uchida Wakanyaku, Co., Ltd.). Bring the water to a boil over high heat (10 to 15 minutes) and then continuously simmer it on low heat for totally 1 hour. Allow to stand for 20 to 30 minutes, and filter the solution through a cotton-plugged filter. Add 800 mL of water to the residue and repeat the above procedure, and then mix the two filtrates. Freeze-dry the filtrate and store it at 4℃.
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DNA sequences of medicinal plants
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Nuclear Chloroplast Mitochondria
5Ss 18S ITS1 5.8S ITS2 26S others trnH-psbA matK trnK trnK-rps16 trnT-L trnL trnL-F rbcL rpoC1 ndhF others


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