Tiger skin grass
(Shaanxi Chinese herbal medicine)
[synonym] pig ear, cattle ear.
[source] it is the whole plant of Saxifragae.
[plant morphology] chrysanthes macrophylla, also known as Saxifraga and Dracaena.
Herbs perennial, 8-16 cm high. It has elongated stolon and developed Brown fibrous roots. Stem succulent, purplish red, sparsely brown pilose or almost glabrous. Several basal leaves, leathery, obovate spoon shaped, 3-20 cm long, 2-11 cm wide, blunt apex, base gradually narrowed into petiole, dark green above, with brown hair, nearly entire, with wavy teeth; petiole stout, 1-6 cm long, with brown hair; stem leaves small, spoon shaped. The sterile branches are 45 cm long, and the leaves are spoon shaped, with slightly dense leaves at the top. Inflorescence at the top of stem; bracts ovate or narrowly ovate, 0.6-1.7 cm long; flowers bisexual, single perianth; sepals 4, ovate; stamens 8, longer than sepals; pistil carpels 2, ovary combined with calyx tube. Capsule horizontal development, central concave, two margin each with a needle like hair. The seeds are ovate, minute, papillary, dark purple, and bloom from March to April. The fruit period is from May to June.
It grows under the hillside forest or at the edge of the ditch. Distributed in Shaanxi, Zhejiang, Hubei, Hunan, Sichuan, Yunnan, Guizhou, Jiangxi and other places.
[collection] the leaves were harvested in spring and summer, dried or fresh.
[nature and taste] Shaanxi Chinese herbal medicine: "bitter and astringent, cold. "
Functions and indications: clearing heat, calming liver and detoxifying. It is used to treat infantile convulsion, sore and scald.
① "The treatment of infantile convulsion" in "Zhejiang Tianmu yam Zhi". "
② Shaanxi Chinese herbal medicine: "clearing away heat and toxin, promoting muscle growth and astringency. It is used to treat sore and scald. "
[usage and dosage] oral administration: decoction, 1-2 Liang. External use: mash juice or boil paste.
Apply a small amount of fresh or mashed rhubarb on the affected area. (Shaanxi Chinese herbal medicine)
② Treatment of scalds: Hupi grass, the same amount of Rhizoma Coptidis. Water extract, apply to the affected area. (Shaanxi Chinese herbal medicine)
Chinese PinYin : Hu Pi Cao
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