Exploring the toxicity and processing of Pinellia ternata – a common TCM medicinal known as Ban Xia/半夏

Starting with an examination into the notion of toxicity in the classic texts of Chinese medicine, we move on to an analysis of the molecular mechanism of Pinellia ternata induced toxicity and finally we look at how the traditional processing methods of TCM are used to eliminate this mechanism of toxicity.

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A complete look at the discussion on Pinellia toxicity and processing