Black and grass
(Guizhou folk medicine)
[source] it is the root of elliptically leaved flower anchor.
[plant morphology] oval leaf flower anchor
Herbs Biennial. Stem erect, branched, angulate, green, 30-50 cm high. Single leaf opposite; oblong or ovate lanceolate, 2-2.5 cm long, apex obtuse, base rounded or broadly cuneate, entire, 3 main veins; without petiole. Cyme terminal and axillary, pedicel thin; flowers small, 6-7 mm in diameter, yellow green; calyx 4-lobed, lobes lanceolate; corolla campanulate, 4-lobed below middle, lobes base with pit hole, extending long distance, upward recurved; stamen 4, inserted near base of corolla; pistil 1, ovary 1-locular. Capsule ovate, dehiscent to base after ripening. The seeds are numerous. It blooms in autumn.
Born on the sunny slope of mountains. It is distributed from southwest to central China.
[nature and taste] Guizhou folk medicine: "cold in nature, bitter in taste. "
[function indications] ① Guizhou folk medicine: "treat wind heat and dizziness, stew meat to eat.". "
② "Guizhou herbal medicine": "dispelling wind, clearing heat, relieving pain. "
[usage and dosage] oral administration: decoction, 5-8 yuan. External use: tamping.
[selected prescription] for heatstroke abdominal pain: black and grass one or two, fried. (Guizhou herbal medicine)
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