(primordial materia medica)
[source] it is the whole body of manatee.
[animal form] manatee
The body is oblong, about 4-12 cm long. The ventral surface is flat; the back surface is massive, narrow in front, and gradually enlarged in the rear. The mantle covers the head. There is a mouth on the ventral surface of the front end of the head, and a pair of fleshy antennae on the back; the eyes are located behind the antennae and fall into the skin. In the posterior part of the midline of the dorsal body, there is an opening of the anus and secondary gills around it.
Living among the rocks and reefs on the seashore, they are often adsorbed on the stone surface. They are dull in nature and emit reddish purple liquid when stimulated, making the sea water turbid as a cover. Carnivorous, feeding on coelenterates and sponges.
[nature and taste] "Bencao Yuanyuan" is salty, warm and nontoxic. "
[functions and indications] 1. The original herbal medicine: "invigorating the kidney and invigorating yang. "
② "Yishen Gujing" in the compendium. "
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