Seven leaf gall
(Chinese Herbal Medicine Bulletin 2:24, 1972)
[alias] xiaokuyao, Gongluo pot bottom, rooting everywhere.
[source] it is the rhizome or whole grass of Gynostemma pentaphyllum.
[plant morphology] Gynostemma pentaphyllum
Perennial climbing herbs. Stem slender, angulate, tendril apex 2-lobed or undivided. It has 5-7 membranous leaflets, lanceolate or ovate oblong, apex acute or short acuminate, base cuneate, margin with shallowly undulate teeth, larger in the middle hour, 4-10 cm long and 1.5-3 cm wide, and both leaflets gradually smaller. Flowers unisexual, dioecious, male flowers form axillary, scattered panicles, 10-16 cm long; calyx short, 5-lobed; corolla yellow green, 6-lobed, lobes linear lanceolate, 2.5-3 mm long; stamens 5, lower part of filaments connate. The female inflorescence is short, style 3, ovary globose. Berry globose, 5-9 mm in diameter, black at maturity.
It was born in the mountains. It is distributed in the south of China.
[collection] from September to October.
[chemical composition] it contains sterols, sugars, pigments and glycosides.
[flavor] bitter, cold and nontoxic.
[function indications] it can eliminate inflammation and toxin, relieve cough and expectorant, and treat chronic tracheitis.
[usage and dosage] oral administration: at the end of the study, 0.7-1 yuan each time, 3 times a day, 10 days as a course of treatment.
[clinical application] treatment of chronic tracheitis
0 g each time, 3 times a day, 10 days as a course of treatment. After a course of treatment, 25 cases (4.7%) were cured, 133 cases (24.8%) were markedly effective, 266 cases (49.5%) were improved and 113 cases (21%) were ineffective. It was found that the curative effect of Aesculus hepatica on smoking bronchitis patients was poor, and the curative effect of phlegm dampness heat type was better than that of phlegm dampness type. Side effects: a few patients with nausea, vomiting, abdominal distension, diarrhea (or constipation), dizziness, dizziness, tinnitus, etc., are mild, can continue to take medicine.
Chinese PinYin : Qi Ye Dan
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