(medicinal plants in desert areas of China)
[synonym] Nitraria glauca (Inner Mongolia Chinese herbal medicine), acanthopanax senticosus, pyrophora vicina, Nitraria and Edelweiss (Chinese desert medicinal plants).
[source] it is the root of Nitraria tangutica.
[plant morphology] Nitraria glauca
Perennial herbs, up to 30-60 cm in height. Few branches. Leaves alternate, sessile, lanceolate, 5-6 cm long, 1-1.5 cm wide, acute, base embracing stem, edge with white needle like teeth, needle as long as 5 mm, green on both sides. The compound capitate inflorescence is round and spherical, with stem apex, about 1-2.5 cm in diameter, white green or light blue; the outer involucre of the small capitate flower is white crown like seta, completely separated. The flowering period is from June to September.
Born in roadside and dune area. Distributed in Liaoning, Jilin, Inner Mongolia, Ningxia, Shaanxi, Gansu, Xinjiang, Qinghai and other places.
[collection] collect in spring and autumn, remove the soil and cut it up.
[flavor] salty and bitter, cold.
Functions and indications: clearing away heat and toxin, expelling pus and removing milk. Treatment of carbuncle pain, mastitis, milk barrier, lymph node tuberculosis, hemorrhoids leakage.
[usage and dosage] oral: decoction, 1.5 ~ 3 yuan.
[prescription selection] ① for the treatment of carbuncle and furuncle, redness, swelling, heat and pain: three coins for Sargassum and forsythia, two coins for Rhubarb and licorice. Take it in water.
② Treatment of breast milk, breast pain: sand blue thorn, Trichosanthes, dandelion, soil Fritillaria each three money. Take it in water.
③ Treatment of flashy waist bifurcation, injury: sand blue thorn head three money. Fried with brown sugar, morning and evening. (the following is the Inner Mongolia Chinese herbal medicine)
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