(Guizhou folk medicine)
[synonyms] tiangaoliang, niumaocao, niumaofelt (Guizhou folk medicine), beisuipiaofecao (Guangzhou flora), pianjiaocao (flora of China).
[source] it is the whole plant of sedge.
[plant morphology] Carex fuscata
Perennial herb, stem tufted, 20-40 cm high. Leaves linear, 5-15 cm long, apex acute, both sides hairy. Bracts 2-4, leaflike, 8-35 mm long, long hairy, lateral cymes recur, with many hairy radial branches; spikelets oblong lanceolate, 6-10 mm long; flower scales ovate lanceolate, coarsely short hairy, brown, 1 midvein; stamens 3; stigmas 3. Nutlets obovate, trigonous, light brown or white. The flowering and fruiting period is from June to September.
Born on the top of a mountain, grass, or field. Distributed in Guangdong, Guangxi, Fujian, Taiwan, Hunan, Guizhou and other places.
[collection] harvest from August to September.
[sexual taste] temperament, pungent taste.
Functions and indications: relieving exterior symptoms and clearing away cold and heat.
[selected formula] for typhus: shanniu felt. Take it in boiling water. (the following is Guizhou folk medicine)
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