(Guizhou folk medicine Collection)
[synonym] Xiaobai wax, kuwei powder and Kuding tea (Guizhou folk medicine).
[source] it is the leaf of Ligustrum japonicum.
[plant morphology] Ligustrum japonicum
Evergreen shrub, about 2 m tall. Branches brown or grayish brown, with many white lenticels, branchlets densely pubescent. Leaves opposite, oblong, ovate elliptic to ovate lanceolate, 4-8 cm long, 1.5-4 cm wide, apex acuminate, base cuneate or rounded, entire, leathery, glossy above, prominent below; petiole 3-12 mm long. Inflorescence is triangular conic, 5-12 cm long; flower is small, white, short peduncle; calyx is bell shaped, apex has 4 shallow teeth; corolla is 4-lobed, lobes are slightly shorter than corolla simple; stamen is 2, anther is long elliptic; pistil is 1, stigma is rod-shaped. Berry shaped drupe, long elliptic, slightly curved, purple black when hot.
Born in the wild.
[collection] all year round.
[pharmacological action] the ethanol extract of Ligustrum japonicum leaves can increase the contraction amplitude of frog heart in vitro. Intravenous injection of Ligustrum japonicum leaves into cats can also enhance the contraction of heart (direct recording of in situ heart). Alcohol solution of resin like substance or alcohol extract of leaves can reduce blood pressure and constrict isolated rabbit ear vessels.
[nature and taste] Guizhou folk medicine: "the nature is cool, the taste is bitter and slightly sweet. "
[function indications] clearing heat and detoxifying. Treatment of fire eye, mouth chancre, tooth occult, mastitis, swelling poison, soup fire injury.
① Guizhou folk medicine collection: "cool, antipyretic, diuretic. "
② Guizhou folk medicine: "clearing fire and detoxifying. "
[usage and dosage] oral administration: boiling cream. External use: decocting and washing, grinding and applying, or boiling cream.
[prescription selection] ① for the treatment of fire eye: five or six Jin of bitter tea leaves were boiled and filtered, then boiled into paste, spread on the paper, made into plaster, and pasted on two eyes, once a night, three or four times. He also treated all unknown swelling and poisons, dampness sores and ulcers, and pasted them with plaster. He also treated children with fever and putrefaction in the mouth, adjusted the temperature of ointment and boiled water, took it three times a day, and treated abdominal heat and pain.
② Heat teeth hidden: bitter tea mashed, put in the teeth.
③ Treatment of mastitis has been ulcerated, yellow water: bitter tea, waxy leaves each one or two, sun dry grind powder, another with bitter tea decocting water washing, and use this medicine to adjust medicine powder, external application of the affected area, but need to stay head, one change a day.
④ Treatment of soup fire has suppurated: bitter tea leaves baked for the end, first to bitter tea decocting water, first net injury, and then on this medicine. (Guizhou folk medicine was selected)
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