Sapium sebiferum root
(Lu Chuan Ben Cao)
[source] it is the root of Sapium sebiferum (Euphorbiaceae).
[plant morphology] Sapium sebiferum, also known as red Sapium sebiferum.
Trees or shrubs, 3-5 m high. Branches gray black, with small punctate lenticels. They are simple, alternate, papery, elliptic ovate, 3-10 cm long, 2-5 cm wide, apex short pointed or obtuse, base obtuse, entire, green above, pink green below; petiole 2-7.5 cm long, with 2 glands at the top. Flowers unisexual, monoecious; racemes terminal, densely yellow florets; male and female flowers on the same inflorescence, but sometimes only male flowers, without petals and disk; male flowers 7 gathered in bract axils, bracts ovate, apex acute, each side with 1 gland, calyx cup-shaped; stamens 2, rarely 3; female flowers near the base of inflorescence, calyx 3, triangular, ovary ovate, 3-locular, stigma 3 Split, roll out. Capsule loculicidal; seeds subglobose, covered with wax. The flowering period is from April to June. The fruit period is from July to August.
It grows in plain, hill and mountain areas. Distributed in Guangdong, Guangxi, Fujian, Taiwan, Yunnan, Guizhou, Hunan, Jiangxi, Zhejiang and other places.
The leaves of this plant (Sapium sebiferum L.) are also used for medicine. See the special section for details.
[collection] collected after autumn.
"Bitter, cold, slightly toxic. "
[function indications] it can promote diuresis and defecation, remove blood stasis and detumescence. It is used to treat constipation, white turbidity, traumatic injury, snake bite, hemorrhoids, and itchy skin.
① "Luchuan Materia Medica": "removing blood stasis, detumescence, defecation, clearing intestines and stomach. It is used to treat traumatic injuries, hot stool and snake bites. "
② "Guangxi Folk commonly used herbal medicine": "treatment of snake injury, sore carbuncle, skin moist itching, Li Dieda. "
[usage and dosage] oral administration: decoction, 1-2 yuan (fresh 1-2 Liang); or mashed juice drink. External use: tamping or decoction.
[selected formula] 1. The secret of defecation: one or two roots of Sapium sebiferum. Take it with water.
② White and turbid: one or two roots of Sapium sebiferum and two or two pork. Take it with water.
③ Treatment of snake bites: one or two Sapium sebiferum roots and two or two maple leaves. Mash together, mix well with four liang of glutinous rice water, take the juice and serve. Apply the residue around the affected area.
④ For snakebite: one to two taels of Sapium sebiferum and one to two taels of black leaf. Fry in water and serve with wine.
⑤ Treatment of hemorrhoids and skin itching: Sapium sebiferum root, paving sticky, honeysuckle each amount. Fry and wash the affected area with water. (selected the prescription of Guangxi Folk commonly used herbs)
Chinese PinYin : Shan Wu Jiu Gen
Sapium sebiferum root
Release Time:2022-01-27 03:24:05
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