[synonym] fern chicken root (classified herbal medicine), black horn and small horn (Hunan wild plant).
[source] it is the rhizome of pteridiaceae. The plant morphology is detailed in the "fern" section.
[collection] collect in autumn and winter, wash and dry.
[nature and taste] Compendium: "sweet, cold, non-toxic. "
Functions and indications: clearing away heat and promoting diuresis. Treatment of jaundice, leucorrhea, diarrhea, abdominal pain, eczema.
① "Compendium": "burn ash and oil, apply snake bite. "
② "Classification of herbal medicine": it is used to treat women's red collapse and leucorrhea and men's cough. "
③ Lingnan caiyao Lu: "it's antipyretic. Treatment of jaundice, carbuncle swelling, wind pain, eye pain, throat fever, typhoid fever. "
④ Flora of Guangzhou: "expelling wind dampness, diuresis, antipyretic. For prolapse of anus, it can also expel insects. "
⑤ "Collection of commonly used folk herbal medicines": "invigorate the spleen and stomach, remove irritability, tranquilize the five internal organs, and treat leucorrhea. "
⑥ "Jilin Chinese herbal medicine": "antipyretic, diuretic, Yiqi, Yangyin. It is used to treat high fever, dizziness, deficiency of five zang organs, qi stagnation, meridians, muscle and bone pain. "
[usage and dosage] oral: decoction, 3-5 yuan.
[selection] ① for treating leucorrhea: fern root, Celosia cristata, Camellia sinensis, decocted. (records of Sichuan Traditional Chinese Medicine)
② Treatment diarrhea abdominal pain: fern powder three to four Liang. Mix well with a little cold water, add brown sugar and boiled water. (records of yam planting in Tianmu, Zhejiang)
③ Treat fever: fresh fern root one to two. Take it in water. (records of yam planting in Tianmu, Zhejiang)
④ Treatment of eczema: first wash the affected area with water and wine, sprinkle with fern powder or wipe with glycerin. (compendium of simple prescriptions of herbal medicine)
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