Flueggea suffruticosa is a species of flowering plant in the family Phyllanthaceae. It is one of the 50 fundamental herbs used in traditional Chinese medicine, where it has the name yī yè qiū (Chinese: 一叶秋).
Flueggea suffruticosa contains the alkaloid securinine, which has been regarded as a CNS stimulant since the 1960s, and was used to study other related effects on the CNS as a GABAA receptor antagonist in Russia and China.[not in citation given]
- "Flueggea suffruticosa". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 2008-02-06.
- "Securinega suffruticosa - Plants For A Future database report". Archived from the original on 2009-01-17. Retrieved 2008-02-06.
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