Deer hoof root
(Fujian folk herbal medicine)
[synonym] green mud root (Fujian folk herbal medicine).
[source] it is the root, root bark or bark of rhamniaceae.
[plant morphology] frozen green, also known as red jelly, dog plum, oil gourd seed, green skin, naotou, guoluhuang, Xiaohuang.
Deciduous shrubs or small trees, up to 3-4 m in height. Branchlets usually not spinose, or apically spinose, glabrous. Leaves simple, often nearly opposite; narrowly obovate elliptic to oblong elliptic, 6-12 cm long, 2.5-5 cm wide, apex short acuminate, or acuminate, base cuneate, margin obtusely serrate, yellowish green when dry, glabrous below. When tender, the veins are pubescent and the lateral veins are yellow; the petiole is 5-12 mm long. Flowers unisexual, dioecious, about 3.5 mm in diameter, yellowish green, pedunculate, in axils of new branches, forming umbels without pedicels; calyx 4-lobed; petals 4-lobed; stamens 4-lobed. Drupe obovoid, 6-8 mm in diameter, containing 2 single seeded kernels with longitudinal grooves on the back of the seeds. The flowering period is from April to May. The fruit period is from September to October.
It grows in the shrubbery or sparse forest on the hill, or near the field. roadside. It is distributed in Shaanxi, Gansu, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Fujian, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Yunnan and Guizhou.
[nature and taste] Fujian folk herbal medicine: "bitter, cold. "
[function indications] it is used to treat scabies, eczema, scrapping, stomachache and traumatic injuries.
Fujian folk herbal medicine: "cooling blood, clearing heat, detoxifying. For scabies and eczema. "
Usage: the dosage of tamping and external application. Oral: decoction, 0.5-1 Liang.
[prescription selection] ① for blood heat, pruritus, scabies and eczema: two to four taels of deer hoof root and four to six taels of fat pork. Take it in water. (Fujian folk herbal medicine)
② Cure dry scabies: freeze green root skin one or two (or add black pepper two money). Grind very fine powder, pound with proper amount of pig oil, wrap with gauze, heat on the fire and rub the affected area. (Jiangxi herbal medicine manual)
③ For the treatment of abdominal pain caused by fever: six to seven dollars for the frozen green root bark or bark, two to three dollars for Agrimonia pilosa, four to five dollars for the root of Lespedeza (Leguminosae) and four to four dollars for the root of Buddleja inebripennis. Fried in water, take it in the morning and before dinner. (records of yam planting in Tianmu, Zhejiang)
④ Treatment of traumatic injury: freeze the green root bark or bark, add dried Sophora flavescens, mash, mix distiller's grains, make cakes, and apply hot to the injured area. (records of yam planting in Tianmu, Zhejiang)
⑤ Treatment of kidney capsule wind: frozen green root skin, herbal cream each one or two. Study the fine powder and apply sesame oil. (Jiangxi herbal medicine manual)
Chinese PinYin : Lu Ti Gen
Deer hoof root
Pseudoaquilegia. Jia Lou Dou Cai
cuckoo. Du Juan
Lespedeza root. Hu Zhi Zi Gen
Beech leaves. Ju Shu Ye
longan. Long Yan
Palm wood. Lv Mu
Betel nut. Ma Bin Lang
Wax gourd. Mao Dong Gua
Lotus seed. Teng He Zi
Water eggplant. Shui Qie
Tian Cong. Tian Cong