(Guizhou herbal medicine)
[synonym] maoshigua, maozi (illustrated Chinese higher plants), dugegan (Miao name).
[source] it is the root of Akebia.
[plant morphology] dwarf wolfberry
Deciduous shrub, up to 6 m high. Leaflets 13-25, opposite, ovoid or oblong, 5-14.5 cm long, apex acuminate, base broadly cuneate or suborbicular, entire; petiole glabrous. Panicle terminal; flowers heterozygous, pendulous, bell shaped; sepals 6; male flowers with 6 stamens, synthetic monomer, residual degenerated carpels; female flowers with 6 sterile stamens, carpels 3, style obovate, oblong, without stigma. Berry cylindrical, slightly curved, 5-10 cm long, mature blue or blue purple, abdominal seam cracking. Seeds flat, oblong, black, ca. 1 cm long.
It grows on the slope of Yinshan Mountain or under the miscellaneous trees in the valley. It is distributed in Yunnan, Guangxi, Guizhou and Jiangxi. Zhejiang, Anhui, Hubei, Sichuan, Shaanxi, etc.
The fruit of this plant (cat dung fruit) is also used for medicine. Please refer to the special section for details.
[collection] harvest in summer and autumn.
[nature and taste] ① Guizhou herbal medicine: "Gan Xin, Ping". "
② Shaanxi Chinese herbal medicine: "the root and fruit are sweet and cool. "
[functions and indications] ① Guizhou herbal medicine: "clearing lung, relieving cough, expelling wind and removing dampness. Treatment of tuberculosis, cough, rheumatoid arthritis pain. "
② Shaanxi Chinese herbal medicine: "root and fruit clearing heat and detoxification. Treatment of anal erosion, itching, hernia. "
[usage and dosage] oral administration: decoction, 1-2 Liang; or soaking in wine. External use: wash with boiling water.
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