(selected Chinese herbal medicines from Simao, Yunnan)
[synonym] Zhuyeqing, chazicai, XiaoCong (Yunnan Chinese herbal medicine), shoudicao, xifangfeng (Yunnan Simao Chinese herbal medicine).
[source] it is the whole herb of Bupleurum chinense.
[plant morphology] Bupleurum chinense with milk
The perennial root is erect and herbaceous, 30-50 cm in height. White milk flows out after all broken. Root strip, thick long, deep into the soil, as long as 60 cm. Several stems tufted, with ridges, and brown hirsute. Single leaf alternate, oblanceolate to linear oblanceolate, 5-7 cm long, 0.5-1 cm wide, apex acuminate to long acuminate, base narrowly cuneate, extending into a short stalk; leaf margin sparsely spined. The inflorescence is arranged as 2-branched cymose corymb; involucre is bell shaped, bracts are 2-row, linear, short outside and long inside; flowers are all tongue shaped, corolla is yellow, achenes are thin columnar, dark brown, with fine ridges and rich white hairs.
It grows in the grass on the hillside or under the pine forest. It is distributed in Yunnan and other places.
The root of this plant (milkvetch) is also used for medicine. See special section for details.
[collection] harvest in summer and autumn.
[nature and taste] it is flat in nature and bitter in taste.
Functions and indications: dispelling wind, dispersing cold, eliminating inflammation and detoxification. Treatment of cold, upper respiratory tract infection, trachea, bronchitis.
[usage and dosage] oral: decoction, 3-5 yuan.
[selected prescription] for common cold: Bupleurum chinense with milk, wild Agastache rugosa, hemp root shop. Take it in water. (the following is a selection of Yunnan Simao Chinese herbal medicine.)
Chinese PinYin : Nai Jiang Chai Hu
Haimu. Hai Mu
Spiny needle. Ji Zhen
Weighing pear. Cheng Tuo Li
Broussonetia papyrifera root. Chu Shu Gen
straw. Dao Cao
Aeroplane grass. Fei Ji Cao
My brother Prince. Le Ge Wang Zi
Rhombic leaf. Ling Ye
Asparagus. Lu Zhu Sun
Mung bean powder. Lv Dou Fen
Glutinous rice root. Nuo Dao Gen Xu
Wild sea pepper. Ye Hai Jiao