(manual of plateau Chinese herbal medicine treatment)
[source] it is the root of legume Caragana Carthami.
[plant morphology] Caragana Carthami, also known as golden Finch and yellow twig.
Many branches erect dwarf shrubs, about 1 m high. Branchlets ribbed, glabrous. Leaflets 4, pseudopalmately arranged, upper pair usually larger, long elliptic obovate, 1-3 cm long, 4-12 mm wide, apex rounded or slightly concave, spiny pointed, lower veins convex, margin curled, base cuneate, glabrous: stipules sclerotic or finely needlelike; rachis short, ca. 5-10 mm long. The flowers are solitary, 2.5-2.8 cm long; the middle part of the pedicel is jointed; the calyx is nearly tubular, glabrous, about 1-1.4 cm long, 4 mm wide, and the base is oblique; the Corolla is yellow, the keel is white, or pink, and turns red when withering; the flag petal is narrow, oblong obovate; the ovary is striped, glabrous. Pods subcylindric, acute, glabrous, up to 6 cm.
On hillsides, ditches, or shrubs. Distributed in Northeast and Hebei, Shanxi, Henan, Shaanxi, Gansu, Shandong, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Sichuan and other places.
[collection] in early summer and late autumn, dig the roots, wash the sediment, remove the fibrous roots, cut the wood core, and cut it short for standby.
[flavor] sweet, slightly pungent, flat.
[Guijing] into the liver and spleen meridian.
Functions and indications: Invigorating Spleen and stomach, promoting blood circulation and lactation, diuresis and menstruation. It is used to treat asthenia heat, yin asthenia cough, drenching and turbid leucorrhea.
[usage and dosage] oral administration: decoction, 2-8 yuan; or grinding powder.
[prescription selection] ① treatment of spleen and stomach weakness: red flower Caragana with shanlihong, decoction.
② Treatment of asthma: Red Caragana with sea cucumber, sheep testis (dry powder), ground into powder.
③ Treatment of milk less: Red Caragana with vigorously seed root, stewed pig feet to eat.
④ Treatment of drenching turbidity: Red Caragana with Pedicularis, fried soup service.
⑤ Treatment of avalanche: Red Caragana with Rubus, stewed sweet wine service.
⑥ Treatment of impotence and uterine prolapse: Red Caragana with epimedium, deer Chong, decoction.
The flowers of Caragana honghuaensis have the function of excitability.
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