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Preparation of Herbal Medicine

Preparation of Herbal Medicine: Er-Xian Decoction and Er-Xian-containing Serum for In Vivo and In Vitro Experiments

Article DOI: 10.3791/55654-v 08:07 min May 31st, 2017
May 31st, 2017



Here, we present the preparation of an er-xian decoction (EXD) in four steps—soaking, decoction, filtration, and concentration—and demonstrate the administration of a prepared EXD-containing serum to rats. These methods are applicable to the in vivo and in vitro study of herbal decoctions such as traditional Chinese medicines.


Keywords: Herbal Medicine Er-xian Decoction Traditional Chinese Medicine Water Extraction In Vivo In Vitro Raw Materials Maceration Decoction Filtration Volume Reduction Blood Collection Serum Preparation
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