(commonly used Chinese herbal medicine in Tibet)
[synonym] Salix psammophila.
[source] it is the tender branch of Sabina chinensis.
[plant morphology] cypress branch
Deciduous shrub, 1-2m high. Stem erect, with many branches, smooth. Leaves alternate, scaly, long lanceolate or lanceolate, 2-9 mm long, 0.5-1.5 mm wide, apex obtuse or acute, glandular punctate, bluish green. Inflorescence terminal; bracts ovate lanceolate, acuminate, base with broad membranous margin; sepals 5, lanceolate, ca. 4 mm long, apex obtuse, with dry membranous margin; petals 5, pink, white or purplish red, oblong elliptic, longer than calyx; stamens 10, 5 long and 5 short, alternate, filaments united, half of long filaments; ovary ovate, with stout style, stigma capitate. The fruit is 3-valved. Seeds with white tufts of stalks.
Born at the edge of water and the beach. Distributed in Qinghai, Gansu, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Tibet, Shanxi, Yunnan and other places.
[collection] harvest in spring and summer. Cut the twigs to dry.
[nature and taste] 1. In the book of Tibetan Common Chinese herbal medicine, it says: "the nature is flat, and the taste is sweet and salty. "
② "Qinghai commonly used Chinese herbal medicine manual": "Xin Gan, Wen. "
[function indications] it is used to treat measles, rheumatism, arthralgia and tinea.
"Tibetan commonly used Chinese herbal medicine": "Shufeng, jiebiao, Touran, Zhike, Qingre Jiedu. "
[usage and dosage] oral administration: decoction, 1-3 yuan. External use: wash with boiling water.
[selection] ① for the treatment of early measles, fever, cough, acute and chronic rheumatoid arthritis: one to three coins of water cypress. Take it in water. (commonly used Chinese herbal medicine in Tibet)
② Cure measles thoroughly hair not to come out: one water cypress twig five money, coriander one or two. Wash out the fried soup. Two water cypress two money, burdock one money, mint eight points, Cimicifuga eight points. Take it by frying. (manual of common Chinese herbal medicine in Qinghai)
③ Treatment of tinea: decoct and wash the branches of cypress in proper amount. (commonly used Chinese herbal medicine in Tibet)
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