Omphalia

 

Source
The scierotium of Omphalia lapidescens Schroet., family Tricholomataceae.

Characteristics
The scierotium appearing as nearly spherical or irregular masses, 1-3 cm in diameter. Surface grey-brown to black-brown, somewhat reticulated. Broken surface uneven, white to yellowish, farinaceous or granular, with brown marble-like stria. Slightly bitter in taste, cold in nature, and attributive to stomach and large intestine channels.

Indication
Kill parasite: For taeniasis, oxyuriasis, ascariasis and ancylostomiasis.

Pharmacological Action
1. Its proteolytic enzyme is a taeniacidal agent.
2. Its alcoholic extract is an ascaricide.

Administration Powder:
20-60g for oral use. Its active principle is a proteolytic enzyme which is thermolabile and should not be boiled.


   

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