(materia medica of Southern Yunnan)
[synonym] Tribulus terrestris.
[source] it is the fruit of spinach, a Chenopodiaceae plant. See "Spinach" for plant morphology.
[chemical composition] it contains sucrose, raffinose and stachyose.
[nature and taste] slightly warm in nature, slightly pungent and sweet in taste.
[meridian tropism] entering the spleen and lung meridians.
Functions and indications: dispel wind, improve eyesight, open the orifice and benefit the intestines and stomach. (the nature and taste of this book is from the south of Yunnan materia medica)
[usage and dosage] oral administration: decoct soup, 3-5 yuan; or grind powder.
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