(selected Chinese herbal medicines in Yunnan)
[synonym] Artemisia selengensis.
[source] it is the whole herb of Artemisia selengensis, a Labiatae plant.
[plant morphology] shizhihao
Perennial herbs, 20-40 cm high. The stolon is transverse, with fine fibrous roots on the nodes. Stem tetragonal, reddish. The leaves are simple, opposite, ovate to ovate oblong, 3-8 cm long and 1.5-4 cm wide, apex acuminate, base cuneate, margin coarsely serrate; petiole 0.5-1.5 cm long. Cymes; bracts leaflike: calyx funnel-shaped, teeth 5; corolla lip shaped, purple blue, upper lip small, apex concave, lower lip extended, 3-lobed. Nutlets obovate triangular. It blooms in summer.
It grows on the hillside, grass and the edge of the field. It is distributed in Yunnan, Sichuan and Tibet.
[collection] harvest in summer, wash and dry in the shade.
Functions and indications: clearing away heat and toxin, stopping dysentery and expelling insects. For dysentery, mastitis and Ascaris.
[usage and dosage] oral: decoction, 3-5 yuan. External use: tamping.
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