Chinese Name: Stellera chamaejasme
English Name: gigantic Euphorbia Root
[alias]: gezhinuo, Wutu, wuhuxiaxishan, Aihong.
[source]: Euphorbia chamaejasme, Euphorbiaceae orbianematocyphaHand.Mazz The root of.
[harvesting]: dig roots in autumn and winter, wash soil, soak in rice washing water for 3 days, take out, soak in lime water for 3 days, take out, boil in pot for 2 hours, take out, slice and dry.
[nature and taste]: the root is cylindrical, conical to fusiform, 1-8 cm in diameter, and the outer skin is yellowish brown with longitudinal wrinkles. It is silty, yellow white in cross section, with concentric rings of convex and concave. It is warm in nature, pungent and bitter in taste, and poisonous.
[plant morphology]: perennial herb with white milk. The root is massive or conical, with brown outer skin and yellowish white inner surface. Stem erect, purple brown. The leaves are narrow elliptic or oblong lanceolate, 1.5-6cm long and 8-15mm wide. Inflorescence terminal and axillary, 1-3 times three branches, branches usually have 3 leaves oval bracts, the end of the branch has 2 bracts, the top of a cup-shaped cyme. The flower is light yellow, the gland is brownish red, the capsule is oval, with soft spines. 3-locular dehiscence at maturity.
[habitat] in the crevices of high mountain rocks or hillside grassland. It is mainly produced in Yunnan.
[chemical constituents] it contains Euphorbia resin, alkaloids and saponins.
[function indications] purgation and drainage, external use to stop bleeding and itching. It is used for edema, ascites due to liver cirrhosis, external treatment for traumatic bleeding, lymph node tuberculosis, bruised blood swelling, itching and scabies.
Chinese PinYin : Lang Du Da Lang Du
Stellera chamaejasme - Stellera chamaejasme
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