(collection of herbs in Lingnan)
[synonyms] blue grass (flora of Guangzhou), calyx grass (name of seed plant), salvia, wasp grass (Guangdong traditional Chinese Medicine II), herb and soil (Guangzhou Air Force Manual of common Chinese herbal medicine).
[source] it is the whole plant of the family Paeoniaceae.
[plant morphology] child grass
Herbs are scattered and much branched. Leaves small, ovate at lower part, ca. 2 cm long, narrowly lanceolate or oblanceolate at upper part, ca. 4 cm long; petiole 3-4 cm long. Spikes terminal or axillary, subsessile or stipitate, ca. 2.5 cm long, ca. 6 mm in diameter, flowers laterally; bracts 2-or 4-row, 2-row often flowerless, flowerless bracts elliptic, ca. 4 mm long, ca. 2 mm in diameter, slightly marginated; flowered bracts rounded, acute, with membranous margin, both dorsal and marginal hairy; calyx ca. 2 mm long, 5-lobed, lobes lanceolate, hairy ; corolla white to blue, slightly longer than calyx, 2-lipped, upper lip apex concave, lower lip 3-lobed; stamens 2, anthers 2-locular; ovary with 4 ovules. Capsule ovate or oblong, ca. 3 mm long. The flowering period is from winter to spring.
Born on the edge of the field, slope, the grass of the village. Distributed in Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan and other places.
[collection] it can be harvested from summer to winter.
[medicinal material] the dried whole grass is about 30 cm high, with thin and slightly hard stem, about 2-3 mm in diameter, dark green brown or yellow white, longitudinal wrinkles, several nodes near the base with fine roots, and nodes slightly expanded. The wood is light and white. Leaves opposite, greenish or grayish green, often falling off. Inflorescence spicate, flowers slanting to one side, mostly falling off; bracts green or yellowish green with membranous margin. The air is weak and the taste is light.
[flavor] sweet and bitter, cool.
① Guangdong traditional Chinese Medicine II: "sweet, flat, slightly cool. "
② Guangzhou Air Force "commonly used Chinese herbal medicine manual": "light slightly bitter, cool. "
Functions and indications: clearing the liver, improving eyesight, eliminating accumulation and stopping dysentery. Treatment of hepatitis, acute conjunctivitis, infantile food accumulation, dysentery, cervical lymph node tuberculosis.
① Lingnan caiyao Lu: "Xiaoer Shiji, Qinggan Huo have the same function. "
② "Guangdong traditional Chinese medicine" II: "eyesight, dysentery. "
③ Guangzhou Air Force's Manual of commonly used Chinese herbal medicine: "calming the liver, clearing away heat, eliminating accumulation and leading stagnation. Treatment of children with dyspepsia, loss of appetite, hepatitis, acute conjunctivitis, cold, sore throat, cervical lymph node tuberculosis, furuncle. "
[usage and dosage] oral: decoction, 3-5 yuan.
[selection] treatment of Jiezhong, snake bite: three to five coins of child grass, fried in water, and mashed with fresh whole grass for external application, snake wound applied around the wound. (selected materia medica of Guangxi)
Chinese PinYin : Hai Er Cao
Release Time:2022-01-27 02:06:23
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