(Yunnan Chinese herbal medicine)
[synonym] Herba asari.
[source] it is the root of Violaceae.
[plant morphology] Viola Grifola
It is a perennial herb with slight frost. Underground stems short, with many dark brown lateral roots; aboveground stems weak, leafless, usually unbranched. Basal leaves 1 or absent, ovate cordate; cauline leaves petiolate, thick papery, broadly ovate or triangular ovate, base shallowly cordate or truncate, margin undulate serrate, 1.5-4 cm long, upper leaves ovate lanceolate; stipules herbaceous, ovate or oblong, 6 mm long or shorter, sparsely coarsely toothed or entire. Flowers bilaterally symmetrical; sepals 5, strip-shaped, apically pointed, pilose, base appendages inconspicuous; petals 5, yellow, spur very short, ca. 1 mm long. Fruit small, suborbicular, ca. 5 mm in diam.
It grows on the wet grass and the stream under the forest. It is distributed in Yunnan, Sichuan and other places.
[collection] collect in autumn and winter, wash and dry.
Sweet and sour, warm.
Function indications: warming meridians, dredging collaterals, removing dampness and relieving pain.
[selection of prescriptions] ① for chronic rheumatoid arthritis: one coin of Asarum. At the end of the study, two to three times a day, wine delivery service.
② Cure poliomyelitis: Earth Asarum one money. Take it in water.
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