Hanging Candle upside down
(essential preparation of raw herbs)
[synonym] Shenxian candle (flora of Guangzhou), Mo Zhu gen, Zhang Biao (Handbook of commonly used Chinese herbal medicine of Guangzhou Army).
[source] it is the root or stem of Apocynaceae.
Inverted hanging pen
Trees, about 5-12 m high, with milk. Leaves opposite; ovate to oblong ovate, 8-12 cm long, apex acuminate, base broadly cuneate, both sides pilose. Cyme 5-8 cm long; calyx 5-lobed, with glands inside; corolla pink with white or white, high footed discoid, tube field columnar, short, lobes 5, oblong, about 1.5 cm long, scales opposite corolla lobes about 8 mm, 3-lobed, alternate with lobes about 6 mm, 2-lobed; stamens inserted at the top of corolla tube, protruding, surrounding style; carpel 2, style linear. It is very cylindrical, 10-20 cm long and 1-1.5 cm in diameter. Seeds linear with abundant white hairs. The flowering period is June.
Born in the wild or cultivated in the garden. Distributed in Guangdong, Guangxi and other places.
The leaves of this plant are also used for medicine. Please refer to the special section for details.
[chemical constituents] the root contains amino acids, organic acids and sugars.
[pharmacological action] the root flow extract of inverted hanging pen has no expectorant and antitussive effects on mice, but its decoction has no inhibitory effect on common respiratory tract bacteria in vitro.
The decoction of wrightia tinctoria seeds has obvious antipyretic effect on artificial fever rats, and its intensity is stronger than that of acesalic acid.
[nature and taste] 1. "Light, flat" in Ben Cao Qiu yuan. "
② "Sweet, cool" in the Handbook of commonly used Chinese herbal medicine of Guangzhou Army. "
[functions and indications] ① preparation of raw herbal medicine: "root: treating Dieda by burning wine.". Flower (seed hair): cure knife wound. "
② "Dispelling wind and dampness, dredging meridians and collaterals, dispersing stagnation and resolving depression" is a common Chinese herbal medicine manual of Guangzhou army. Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lumbocrural pain, lymph node tuberculosis, jaundice hepatitis, cirrhosis ascites. "
[usage and dosage] oral; decoction, 1-2 Liang.
[clinical application] treatment of chronic tracheitis
Take 2 pairs of hanging pen root upside down, add water and fry it into 40 ml, add sugar twice, take it after meal, 10 days is a course of treatment. Clinical observation of dozens of cases, with expectorant, antitussive effect. However, there were side effects such as nausea, vomiting and dizziness after taking the medicine, and there was no significant effect on blood pressure, heart, liver function, urine routine and white blood cells.
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