(selected Chinese herbal medicines in Yunnan)
[synonym] radish ginseng, boy ginseng, sheep hoof ginseng, mountain Sophora flavescens, Zi Mu ginseng (Yunnan Chinese herbal medicine), he he Shen (Yunnan Chinese herbal medicine selection).
[source] it is the tuberous root of Dipsacus asperoides.
[plant morphology] macrocarpa
Herbs perennial, up to 50 cm tall. The root is rod-shaped, fleshy, 1.5-2.5 cm thick, often twin, with pale brown outer skin and white inner surface, turning blue when dry. Stem cylindrical, ribbed and finely longitudinally striated, glandular hairy. Single leaf opposite, ovoid, 5 cm long, 2.5 cm wide, margin with coarse teeth, glandular hairs on both sides. The flowers are small, pink, arranged in 2-divergent cymes; the involucre is an 8-ribbed bract, closed near the mouth, enclosing the fruit; calyx limb is small; corolla tube funnel-shaped, lobes 5, nearly equal; stamens 4; ovary inferior, 1-locular, with 1 pendulous ovule. Achene 4-ribbed, enclosed in saccate involucre. It blooms in summer.
It grows in hillside wasteland, grass or under pine forest. It is distributed in Yunnan and other places.
[collection] in autumn.
[taste] sweet and bitter, flat.
① Yunnan Chinese herbal medicine: "bitter slightly sweet, flat. "
② Selected Yunnan Chinese herbal medicines: "sweet, slightly bitter, warm. "
Functions and indications: tonifying kidney and Qi, activating blood circulation and regulating menstruation. Treatment of kidney deficiency, low back pain, spermatorrhea, impotence, irregular menstruation, amenorrhea.
① Yunnan Chinese herbal medicine: "regulating menstruation, activating blood circulation and benefiting kidney. Treatment of amenorrhea, irregular menstruation, kidney deficiency, low back pain, spermatorrhea, impotence, infertility. "
② "Selection of Yunnan Chinese herbal medicine": "Buxue, Huoxue, Buqi. Treatment of chronic diseases, body deficiency, chronic hepatitis, irregular menstruation, amenorrhea, infertility. "
[usage and dosage] oral administration: decoction, 0.5-1 Liang; or stewed meat.
[selection] treatment of hepatitis: Double ginseng, one or two, steamed pig liver. (Yunnan Chinese herbal medicine)
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