(Yunnan Chinese herbal medicine)
[synonym] Shui Yao, Gou Jiao Xue Jie, ye Ma, Bai Hua Di Ding (Yunnan Chinese herbal medicine), Shi Yan Suao Jiao Cao, Man Shan Hong (Kunming folk herbal medicine).
[source] it is the whole plant of Geranium gracile.
[plant morphology] Geranium gracile
Annual herb, 25-35 cm high. The root is many, thick iron filiform, juicy. Stem slender, erect or lower reclining, much branched, slightly white pilose, nodes distinct, stem near nodes slightly curved. Leaves opposite, pentagonal round, 4-7 cm long and wide, 3-5-lobed; lobes pinnately lobed, ovate; lobules about 3 pairs, oblong, pointed; petioles 2-4 times longer than leaves, upper ones not more than leaves. The peduncle of inflorescence is far longer than the leaf, with two terminal flowers; the peduncle is slightly shorter than the flower; the sepals are lanceolate, covered with white hairs, with three veins, and the middle vein is uplifted; the petals are red purple, 2 times longer than the sepals. The capsule is 1.8-2.5 cm long.
It grows on hillside wasteland and under sparse forest. It is distributed in Yunnan, Guizhou, Hubei and Sichuan.
[collection] it can be harvested all year round, dried or fresh.
[nature and taste] common folk herbs in Kunming: "the nature is flat and the taste is bitter. "
[function indications] it is used to treat rheumatism, arthralgia, sore, furuncle, blood stasis and swelling.
① Yunnan Chinese herbal medicine: "dispel wind, remove dampness and detoxify. "
② Common folk herbs in Kunming: "dispel cold and dampness, remove blood stasis and swelling. "
[usage and dosage] oral administration: decoction, 3-5 yuan; or wine. External use: tamping.
[prescription selection] ① for rheumatoid arthritis, measles and uterine prolapse: three to eight coins for cat footprints, fried in water or soaked in wine. (Yunnan Chinese herbal medicine)
② Treatment of traumatic injuries, knife and gun injuries, sores, snake and dog bites: cat footprints, fresh products, mashed external application. (Yunnan Chinese herbal medicine)
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