(Fujian Chinese herbal medicine)
[synonym] Herba Hedysarum, radix salviae miltiorrhizae, Radix Salviae Miltiorrhizae.
[source] it is the whole grass of the Gramineae.
[plant morphology] Foxtail Millet
Perennial herbs, 60-100 cm high. Culms tufted, erect, hard, smooth and glabrous. Leaves 15-45 cm long, 1-5 mm wide, apex acuminate, base truncate, usually involute; leaf sheath loosely wrapped around stem, lower part longer than internode, upper part shorter than internode. Panicle developed or contracted, 10-35 cm long, branches erect, dense spikelets; spikelets gray green and purplish, about 2 mm long; the first glume is about 1 / 2 of the second glume, apex obtuse, transparent, veinless, the second glume ovate, about 1 / 2 of the spikelet, apex obtuse or mucronate, transparent, 1-veined; lemma ovate, apex mucronate, palea wide, apex obtuse, slightly shorter than lemma, veined Fine. Caryopsis obovate or oblong, ca. 1 mm long. It has ears in summer and autumn.
Born in the wilderness and by the road. It is distributed from southeast to southwest of China.
[collection] harvested in summer and autumn, fresh or dried.
[flavor] sweet and light, flat.
① "Minnan folk herbal medicine": "Gan, Ping, non-toxic. "
② "Practical Chinese herbal medicine": "the nature is flat, the taste is light. "
Functions and indications: heat clearing, blood cooling, detoxification and diuresis. Treatment of epidemic encephalitis, encephalitis B, high fever, dizziness, infectious hepatitis, red white dysentery, heat drenching, blood in urine.
① Minnan folk herbal medicine: "dispel dampness, detoxify and cure chronic dysentery. "
② "Quanzhou Materia Medica": "treatment of heat, gonorrhea, dysentery, jaundice, damp heat. "
③ Fujian Chinese herbal medicine: "clearing heat, cooling blood, detoxifying, diuretic. It is used to treat heat, dysentery, dry heat, constipation, damp heat, turbid urine or blood in urine. "
④ "Practical Chinese herbal medicine": "treat hematuria, prevent Japanese encephalitis. "
[usage and dosage] oral administration: decoction, 1-2 Liang (fresh 2-4 Liang).
[prescription selection] ① for high fever, cramps and dizziness: four Liang fresh Newton grass roots. Fry three bowls of water until one bowl, add a little salt and take. Three times in 12 hours. (Quanzhou materia medica)
② Prevention of epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis: rat tail three to five Liang. Take it by frying. Another mung bean soup with a little salt, when tea. (selected new therapies and Chinese herbal medicine, Xiamen)
③ Prevention and treatment of epidemic encephalitis B: fresh rat tail Newton grass root four Liang, brown sugar two Liang. Fried in water, take three times for three to seven days. (Minnan folk herbal medicine)
④ Herba Artemisiae Scopariae and Herba Artemisiae Scopariae for treating infectious hepatitis. Decoction, two or three times a day. Continuous service, to the more degree. (Quanzhou materia medica)
⑤ Cure long dysentery red white: fresh rat tail Newton grass one or two. Decoction and sugar, once a day. (Minnan folk herbal medicine)
⑥ Treatment of children with heat knot, abdominal distension, urine adverse: fresh Newton grass root two Liang. Fried in water, three times before meals. (Quanzhou materia medica)
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