(a textual research on the names and facts of plants)
[synonym] baishishen and dugouyao (Yunnan Traditional Chinese medicine prescription), qingyangshen, Diou and xiaobaicayratia (Yunnan Traditional Chinese medicine selection), naogouyao and niuweishen (Kunming folk common herbs).
[source] it is the root of the Asclepiadaceae plant qingyangshen.
[plant morphology] qingyangshen
Perennial twining herbs, 2-5 m long. Root transverse, cylindrical, hypertrophy, skin yellowish brown, white inside, broken with milk. Stem slender, cylindrical, green. Single leaf opposite, triangular ovate, 3-6 cm long, 2.5-5 cm wide, apex acuminate, base cordate, entire; long petiole. Umbels axillary; flowers small, yellowish green, 5-lobed. The follicles are diangular and dehiscent along one side. Seeds numerous, with long white hairs.
Growing in mixed forest or shrub on hillside. It is distributed in Hunan, Guangxi, Guizhou, Yunnan and Tibet.
[collection] collect in autumn, clean, slice and dry.
[medicinal material] the dry roots are cylindrical, about 1.5-2 cm in diameter, yellow on the surface, with many longitudinal wrinkles and longitudinal depressions and cracks. The cross-section cambium is not obvious, and there are yellow patterns inside. Rhizome pimple like, about 2.5 cm long, with stem marks or residual stem. Hard and light, not easy to break. The air is slightly fragrant.
[flavor] sweet and spicy, warm.
① Selected Yunnan Chinese herbal medicines: "Gan Xin, Wen". "
② Common folk herbs in Kunming: "sweet, warm. "
Functions and indications: tonifying kidney, relieving spasm, dispelling wind and dampness. For lumbago, dizziness, tinnitus, epilepsy, rheumatism, bone pain, urticaria.
① "Yunnan Traditional Chinese medicine prescription": "it mainly treats rheumatism and leucorrhea. "
② "Yunnan herbal medicine selection": detoxification, antispasmodic, dispelling wind and dampness. Treatment of rheumatism, bone pain, epilepsy, snakebite. "
③ Common folk herbs in Kunming: "tonifying kidney deficiency, relieving rabies poison. Treat dizziness, ear duck, lumbago, heartbeat, palpitation, urticaria, rabies bite. "
[usage and dosage] oral: decoction, 3-5 yuan; or stewed meat.
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