(Guizhou herbal medicine)
[source] it is the whole plant of Platycodon grandiflorum.
[plant morphology] Zicai, also known as isocampanula.
Slender creeping herbs, 20-40 cm long. Stem green, slender, ca. 2 mm in diam., longitudinally ribbed, branched. Leaves ovate, 5-10 mm long, 4-9 mm wide, apex pointed, base rounded or broadly cuneate, margin coarsely serrated. Flowers small, ca. 5 mm, axillary, sessile; calyx 5-lobed, lobes subtriangular, 3-lobed, base adnate to ovary; corolla white, or lavender, 5-lobed, ovary semiinferior. Capsule.
Born in the tidal wetland beside the mountain road. It is distributed in Guizhou, Yunnan and other places.
[collection] harvest in summer and autumn.
[flavor] slightly sweet and cool.
Functions and indications: clearing away heat and relieving cough,
[prescription selection] 1. Cough treatment: twist one or two vegetables, simmer water and take them.
② Back high fever: twist vegetables, simmer water clothes.
③ Treatment of aphthous ulcer or mouth hidden: twist the right amount of vegetables, pound down, mixed with rice water, with cotton dipped in water to wash the mouth.
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