(Shaanxi Chinese herbal medicine)
[synonym] dahuatou grass.
[source] it is the whole plant of Viola macrophylla.
[plant morphology] Viola macrophylla
Herbs perennial, ca. 30 cm tall. The rhizome is transverse and thick. Leaves basal, long petiolate, ovate cordate or broadly ovate cordate, 3-12 cm long and 3-10 cm wide, margin obtuse serrate; stipules free from petiole, lanceolate. Inflorescence axillary, with 1 flower and 2 rare flowers; pedicel thin and weak, 4-6 cm long; Flowers Lavender; sometimes closed flowers; sepals 5, persistent; petals 5, unequal in size, the lowest often large and spaced; stamens 5, anthers ring around pistils; ovary superior, 1-locular, ovules many. Capsule oblong, about 1 cm long, smooth, curved outward at maturity, 3-valved, ejaculating seeds.
Under the forest. It is distributed in Northeast and Shaanxi.
[collection] harvest in late summer, wash, dry in the shade or fresh.
[flavor] bitter and pungent, cool.
Functions and indications: clearing away heat and toxin, stopping bleeding. It's used for treatment of tuberculosis, tuberculous abscess, poisonous furuncle, hemorrhage.
[usage and dosage] oral: decoction, 2-3 yuan. External use: tamping.
Chinese PinYin : Cun Jie Qi
Pogostemon cablin. Guang Huo Xiang
Haiyun. Hai Yun
Celastrus angustifolia. Ji Xue Teng Chang Chun You Ma Teng
Torreya grandis. Fei Hua
Disappear across the mountain. Ge Shan Xiao
Red feather chicken. Hong Mao Ji
Branches of Sophora japonica. Huai Zhi
Celastrus angustifolia. Ma An Teng
Hibiscus leaves. Mu Jin Ye
Banana seed. Shan Ba Jiao Zi
Aconitum. Wu Kou Shu
Wild tobacco root. Ye Yang Yan Gen