Chinese Name: maomei
[category]: whole grass
Japanese raspberry herb
[alias]: tianqingdibaicao, hongmeixiao, March bubble.
[source]: the stem and leaf of Rubus parviflolius L.
[harvesting]: harvest the stems and leaves in summer, dry or fresh.
[nature and taste]: flat in nature, sweet and sour in taste.
[plant morphology]: deciduous shrub, covered with short hairs and inverted prickles. Three compound leaves alternate, apical leaflets larger, broad obovate or suborbicular, 2.5-5cm long, 2-5cm wide, margin irregularly serrated, sparsely long hairy above, densely white tomentose below; calyx 5-lobed, villous or spiny; petals 5, pink, obovate; stamens numerous; carpels numerous, separated, on raised receptacle. The aggregate fruit is spherical and red when ripe. The flowering period is from May to June and the fruiting period is from July to August.
[growing place]: it grows on hillside, roadside, wasteland, shrub and grass. It is distributed in East China, Central South China, Sichuan, Hebei, Shanxi and Shaanxi.
[chemical composition]: the leaves contain tannins; the pre-test stems contain phenols and tannins.
Function indications: dispersing blood stasis, relieving pain, detoxifying and killing insects. It is used for hematemesis, stab wound, postpartum stasis abdominal pain, dysentery, hemorrhoids and scabies.
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