(Shaanxi Chinese herbal medicine)
[synonym] jianglongmu (Shaanxi Chinese herbal medicine), heiguomu and longxumu (Chinese tree taxonomy).
[source] it is the root bark of Paulownia fortunei.
[plant morphology] Paohua tree
Deciduous shrubs or small trees, 4-6 m high. Branches erect, grayish brown. Leaves alternate, shortly stipitate, obovate, 7-15 cm long, 3-7 cm wide, apex acute or acuminate, base cuneate, margin undulate serrate, glabrous above, tufted below vein axils. Panicle terminal, rachis rusty pubescent; flowers small, yellow white, 6 mm in diam. Drupe globose, 5 mm in diam., black at maturity. The flowering period is July. The fruiting period is September.
It grows in the mixed forest on the mountain slope or beside the ditch. It is distributed in Shaanxi, Henan, Jiangxi, Hubei, Hunan, Sichuan, Yunnan and other provinces.
[collection] it can be harvested all year round, dried or fresh.
[flavor] Gan Xin, Ping.
Functions and indications: clearing away heat and toxin, relieving pain and promoting diuresis. Treatment of unknown swelling poison, snake bite, swelling and edema.
[usage and dosage] oral: decoction, 2-5 yuan. External use: tamping.
[prescription selection] treatment of abdominal distension and qi stagnation: lingshouci five coins, wo'erqi, Taibaimi, Mutong, taibaicha each - coins, frog seven, rhubarb each two coins. Take it in water. (the following is Shaanxi Chinese herbal medicine)
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