Water rising sun
(Yunnan Chinese herbal medicine)
[synonym] shuixuanfu, shuisunflower, xuanfuhua, Jinfo flower (Yunnan Chinese herbal medicine).
[source] it is the flower of shuichaoyang, a Compositae plant.
[plant morphology] shuichaoyang
It is a perennial herb, 50-100 cm high, with coarse hairs on the whole plant. The roots are numerous and clustered. Stem erect, upper end branched, green and stained with purple spots. Single leaf alternate, leaf ovate lanceolate or long elliptic, 3.5-7 cm long, 1.5-3 cm wide, apex acuminate, base broadly cuneate, leaf margin serrate, veins protruding on the back, lateral veins 5-6 pairs; petiole short, base clasping stem. Inflorescence terminal; involucre hemispherical, bracts 3-4 row, linear lanceolate, hairy; ligulate yellow, linear, apex 3-toothed; tubular yellow, bisexual. Achene long and narrow, angulate, corolla bristly. It blooms in summer.
Born on the edge of wet field and roadside. It is distributed in Yunnan, Sichuan and other places.
The root of this plant (shuichaoyang root) is also used for medicine. See special section for details.
[collection] harvest in summer.
Bitter and cool.
① Yunnan Chinese herbal medicine: "salty, warm, little poison. "
② Common folk herbs in Kunming: "slightly bitter, cool. "
Functions and indications: relieving exterior symptoms and resolving phlegm. Treat cold, headache, chest tightness, cough and asthma.
① Yunnan Chinese herbal medicine: "relieving cough and asthma, softening and firm, eliminating phlegm, dispersing and stopping vomiting. "
② Common folk herbs in Kunming: "clearing away heat, relieving exterior, reducing Qi and eliminating phlegm, treating cold, headache, fever, cough, rhinitis and eye pain. "
[usage and dosage] oral administration: decoction, 1-4 yuan.
[optional prescription] for cough, phlegm and belching: shuichaoyang costs three yuan, take it by decoction. (Yunnan Chinese herbal medicine)
Chinese PinYin : Shui Chao Yang
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