(picture of Materia Medica in South Yunnan)
[source] the leaves or buds of longan, a Sapindus plant. For plant morphology, please refer to "longan meat".
[collection] all year round.
[chemical constituents] the leaves contain sitosterol, stigmasterol, stigmasterol glucoside, epiterpenol, 16-triacontanol, quercetin and quercetin.
[flavor] sweet, light and flat.
① "Raw herbal medicine nature preparation": it tastes sweet and warm. "
② Guangzhou army's Manual of commonly used Chinese herbal medicine: "light, flat. "
[function indications] it is used to treat cold, malaria, emphysema and hemorrhoids.
① According to the preparation of raw herbal medicine, it can cure malnutrition, kill insects, make tea to improve eyesight, boil water in the tender Sui Dynasty, and add ice tablets to make eyes dizzy and rotten. "
② "Seeking the source of Materia Medica": "wash rash, hemorrhoids, chancre, rotten feet. "
[formula selection] ① prevention and treatment of influenza, cold: longan leaves three to five money, fried water instead of tea. (Handbook of commonly used Chinese herbal medicine of Guangzhou Army)
② Treatment of malaria: longan leaves seven leaves, sesame a wine. Take two cups of water, fried - cup, two hours before the onset of malaria. (Quanzhou materia medica)
③ Treatment of pregnant women with abdominal pain: longan leaves more than ten leaves, a cup of raw rice, a little salt. Fry the soup and take it orally. (Quanzhou materia medica)
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