(materia medica of Southern Yunnan)
[synonym] Sapindus mukorossi (collated edition of Diannan materia medica), Sapindus oleifera (Sichuan).
[source] it is the pericarp or seed of Sapindus yunnanensis.
[plant morphology] Sapindus yunnanensis
Deciduous trees, 10-15m high. Branches with dark yellow lenticels, new branches with dark yellow gray pubescence. Double pinnate compound leaves, alternate, with stipes 20-35 cm long. Leaflets 8-14, ovate to oblong, 6-14 cm long and 2.5-6 cm wide, apex acuminate, base rounded or obtuse, both sides asymmetric, entire, both sides sparsely pubescent along veins. Inflorescence terminal, 12-25 cm long, pubescent with petiole; flowers small, white; sepals 5, ovate, base dark purple, margin submembranous, ciliate; petals usually 4, elliptic or obovate elliptic, 4-5 mm long; disk to one side; stamens 8. Shorter than petals: ovary densely hairy. Drupe spherical, smooth, 15-18 mm in diameter, fleshy pericarp; seeds dark brown, bright. The flowering period is from May to June. The fruit period is from September to October.
It grows in dense forest, valley, field edge or sparse forest. It is distributed in Yunnan, Sichuan and other places.
[chemical composition] Seed Oil 15%
[nature and taste] "South Yunnan Materia Medica" is bitter in taste and slightly cold in nature. "
It is mainly used for treating scabies.
① "Diannan Materia Medica": "skin: treatment of bladder hernia pain. Shell: Insecticidal. "
② According to the picture of Materia Medica in southern Yunnan, "for the treatment of liver Qi syndrome of seven hernia, fennel is used for Fox hernia; tangerine peel is used for water hernia; orange kernel is used for the rest; burning ash and blowing nose is used to treat insects into the brain. "
[usage and dosage] oral administration: fried soup, 3-5 yuan; or cooked food, 3-7 tablets.
[selected formula] for scabies and head lice: skin whistle seeds, boiling water and washing. (common folk herbs in Kunming)
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