(Guizhou folk medicine)
[source] it is the root of Cotinus bracteata, a Rosaceae plant.
[plant morphology] Cotoneaster bracteatum, also known as dwarf red seed.
Semi evergreen low shrubs, about 80 cm high. Branches spreading transversely, with flat pubescence. The leaf blade is elliptic or ovoid, 3-6 mm long, apex rounded, pointed, bright green above, glabrous, and a few flat attached hairs below. Flowers pale red, almost sessile, 1-2 at the top of spurious short lateral branches; calyx tubular, apex 5-lobed, outer pilose; petals 5; stamens about 15; style 2. Pear shaped drupe, ovate or globose, ca. 5 mm long, red when ripe, with 3 nuclei. The flowering period is June. The fruiting period is September.
Born in the wild. It is distributed in Sichuan, Hubei, Guizhou and Yunnan.
[collection] all year round.
[nature and taste] it is cool in nature and sour and astringent in taste.
Function indications: heat clearing and dehumidification
[prescription selection] 1. To treat diarrhea and abdominal pain: Radix Rehmanniae and Rhizoma Polygoni Multiflori, Rhizoma cinnabarinae and Rhizoma evodiae and Flos Lonicerae. Three times a day, half a bowl each time.
② Treatment of red dysentery: one or two roots of Rehmannia glutinosa. Take it in boiling water.
③ Treatment of hematemesis: dihongzigen two Liang. Take it in boiling water.
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