(Guizhou folk medicine)
[source] galls in the leaf sheath of the rhizome of Miscanthus floribundus.
[plant morphology] Miscanthus quinquefasciatus, also known as xuanzi and maerzi.
Perennial herbs, 2-4 m high. Rhizome transverse, with leaf sheath, often in the sheath with galls, swelling like bamboo shoots. Culm glabrous, glaucous below nodes. Leaf sheath glabrous or only marginal sparsely ciliated; leaf blade lanceolate linear; length 25-60 cm or longer, width 15-30 mm, apex acuminate, margin rough, main vein broad, white. Panicle terminal, wide and dense, 30-50 cm long, slender branches; each node with 2 spikelets, a long stalk, a short stalk; basal disk with white silk hairs, longer than spikelets; the first glume acuminate, with 2-3 veins, the midrib is not obvious or missing; the second glume is similar to the first glume, with 3 veins, the midrib is obvious and rough; the lemma of sterile flower is lanceolate, slightly shorter than glume; the number of fruiting florets is small Lemma mucronate, apex 2-toothed, with an awn ca. 1 cm long between teeth; palea ovate, less than 1 mm long. The flowering and fruiting period is from May to November.
On hillsides or grasslands. Distributed in Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Anhui, Jiangsu and other places.
[collection] galls can be collected all year round.
Warm in nature and pungent in taste.
[function indications] Shun Qi, publish, remove blood stasis.
[selection] ① irregular menstruation: five to one or two bucks of Momordica. Half a jin of wine, five yuan each time.
② The treatment of children's rash: three of Momordica. Take it in boiling water.
③ Treatment of pediatric hernia: three of Momordica, five of fennel root and three of rice. Steamed sweet wine.
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