(Guangxi Chinese herbal medicine)
[synonym] mountain orange, wood bamboo fruit.
[source] it is the bark or fruit of Garcinia multiflora.
[plant morphology] Phyllostachys multiflora
Shrubs or trees, 3-12m high; bark gray white, branches often have leaf marks. Leaves opposite, short petiolate, thick leathery, ovate oblong or obovate oblong, 6-15 cm long and 2-8 cm wide, apex short acuminate or acute, base cuneate, entire, rolled back, midrib slightly raised above, lateral veins netted near leaf margin, not reaching leaf margin. The flowers are single or multiple, forming cymes, and then arranged into racemes or panicles, terminal or axillary, 4-6 cm long; the flowers are orange yellow, with mucus in the center, mostly bisexual, 2-type; the stamen bundle of one is 4-5-lobed, shorter than ovary, and the stamen bundle of one is not divided, higher than ovary; the sepals are round and concave, 2 smaller outside, 2 larger inside, 4 petals, obovate, about 2 of calyx Times. The berry is nearly globose, 2.5-3 cm in diameter, bluish yellow, with persistent stigma at the top. The flowering period is June.
It grows in mountain and hilly broad-leaved forest. Distributed in Yunnan, Guangxi, Guangdong, Jiangxi, Fujian, Taiwan and other places.
[collection] bark: it can be harvested all year round to remove the coarse bark. Fruit: harvested in winter.
[flavor] bark: astringent, slightly bitter, cool; fruit: sweet, cool, with little poison.
[function indications] anti inflammatory and analgesic, astringent and myogenic. Treat burns, scalds, eczema, stomatitis, periodontitis, carbuncle ulcers, sprinkle the affected area with bark or core powder, or coat the affected area with fruit oil. Iron sand into the meat does not come out, with fresh fruit mash applied to the affected area.
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