Ghost lantern root
(materia medica seeks the original)
[synonym] local bone skin (Luchuan materia medica).
[source] it is the root or root bark of Nepenthes. See "ghost lantern" for details of plant morphology.
[collection] in autumn.
① Ben Cao Qiu yuan: "bitter, sweet, flat. "
② "Caixing, Lingnan medicine". "
③ Lu Chuan's materia medica: "it's cool in nature and light in taste. "
Functions and indications: clearing away heat, detoxifying, cooling blood and relieving pain. Treatment of cold, fever, cough, sore throat, bleeding, dysentery, scabies, rash, swelling and pain.
① "Preparation of raw herbal medicine nature": "eliminate heat and toxin, wash foot ulcers and pain, drink with white lantern and hydrochloric acid Shibao wine, that is to relieve pain and swelling. It's also useful to break down. Red blood is strong and white blood is disinfected. "
② "Lingnan caiyao Lu" says: "in treating hernia, it can eliminate bruises, redness and swelling, and rash; if there is a lump in the abdomen, it should be pressed and applied. "
③ Lu Chuan's materia medica: "cool blood, clear liver, reduce fever and detoxify. Treatment of blood heat, bleeding, fever, red dysentery. "
④ "Clearing away heat and toxin, relieving cough and relieving pain" is a common Chinese herbal medicine manual of Guangzhou army. Treatment of cold, fever, sore throat, cough, tuberculosis; stomachache, abdominal pain; furuncle. "
[usage and dosage] oral: decoction, 3-5 yuan. External use: fried, washed or tamped.
[optional prescription] for treating blood pruritus and body itching: five yuan for root skin of ghost lantern and four Liang for pork skin. Take it in water. (Lu Chuan Ben Cao)
Chinese PinYin : Gui Deng Long Gen
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