[source] it is the root of Cucumis sativus, a Cucurbitaceae plant. The plant morphology is shown in "cucumber".
[collection] collect in summer and autumn, wash, dry or fresh.
[nature and taste] Sichuan records of traditional Chinese medicine: "cool in nature, sweet and bitter in taste, non-toxic. "
[function indications] for diarrhea and dysentery.
① "Rihuazi Materia Medica" says: "pound and apply, fox sting and poison swelling. "
② Sichuan Traditional Chinese medicine annals: "it can promote diuresis, relieve gonorrhea and reduce distension. Treatment of infantile diarrhea and dysentery after a long time. "
[usage and dosage] oral administration: decoction, 1-2 Liang. External use: tamping.
[selection] 1. To cure diarrhea: mash cucumber root and stick it on navel. (the secret recipe of traditional Chinese medicine in Guizhou Province)
② Treatment of infantile wind heat diarrhea, damp heat diarrhea: cucumber root, liuhecao, Decoction with sugar. (records of Sichuan Traditional Chinese Medicine)
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