(drug records of Nanning City)
[synonym] pseudopeanuts with fine leaves (Nanning medicinal records), green leaves (Minnan folk herbal medicine), milkweed, Chinese butterfly grass, shandaogen, and mucandidou (Guangxi Medicinal Plant List).
[source] it is the whole plant of the leguminous plant pseudodesmodium vulgare.
[plant morphology] pseudophaseolus vulgaris, also known as mung bean and barnyard bean.
Small shrubs or subshrubs. Stem erect or nearly erect, 30-90 cm high, somewhat close to pilose. Compound leaves alternate; leaflets 3, nearly leathery, apex 1, obovate oblong to ovate elliptic, 2.5-7 cm long, lateral leaflets smaller, apex obtuse, base rounded, entire, glabrous above, thinly covered with close sparse hairs below; stipules lanceolate. Raceme terminal and lateral, dense, 2.5-7 cm long; bracts ovate lanceolate. Corolla purplish red, flag petal broad, wing petal more or less attached to obtuse Yougu petal; stamen 10, 2-body; ovary superior, style curved. The pods are flat and dense with 4-8 pods. The flowering period is from June to September.
Born on hillside, grassland and roadside. Distributed in Guangxi, Guangdong, Fujian, Taiwan, Yunnan, Guizhou, Sichuan and other places.
[nature and taste] 1. Nanning medical records: "sweet and astringent, flat. "
② "Minnan folk herbal medicine": "sweet slightly bitter, flat. "
[functions and indications] 1. According to Nanning medical records, "root: Invigorating the stomach, eliminating phlegm and relieving cough; treating deficiency cold cough and infantile malnutrition. Leaf: with vinegar mash external application, treatment of acne and buried mouth muscle. "
② "Minnan herbal medicine: clearing away pathogenic factors, eliminating inflammation". To treat epidemic encephalitis B and mumps. "
③ "Guangxi medicine plant directory": "whole plant: clearing heat, refuting bone. It's a cure for injuries. "
Usage: Decoction and dosage: 2 ～ 5. External use: tamping.
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