Table 4: Synonyms of the included TCM products.

Herbal productsSynonyms

Acorus calamus Linn.Sweet flag, Zhang-chang-pu
Cardiospermum halicacabum  Linn.Ballon vine, Winter cherry, Heartseed, Dao-di-ning
Cassia auriculata  Linn.Avaram, Senna auriculata, Tanner's Cassia, Er-ye-fan-xie
Hypericum perforatum  Linn. St John’s wort
Paeoniae Radix Peony, Shao-yao
Platycodonis RadixJie geng, Platycodon Root, Balloon flower
Polygonum cuspidatum Japanese knotweed, Hu-zhang