chuan wu2016-12-11T20:26:46+00:00

chuan wu 

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chuan wu


The root of Aconitum carmichaeli, which is used in traditional Chinese medicine as an anti-inflammatory, analgesic, cardiotonic, and for musculoskeletal disorders. 

Toxicity Chuan wu contains highly toxic C19 diterpenoid alkaloids of aconite, mesaconitine and hypaconite. The symptoms are of aconite poisoning, which may cause death due to ventricular arrhythmias

Management Supportive

Reference Vet Hum Toxicol 1994; 36:452 

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