(selected Chinese herbal medicines from Simao, Yunnan)
[synonym] swan egg, yufenghuagen (Jiangxi herbal medicine), duishen (Kunming folk herbal medicine).
[source] it is the root tuber or stem leaf of Orchidaceae.
[plant morphology] it is also known as yufenghua and baihuacao.
Annual herb, 30-80 cm high. The roots are 2, coarser and shorter, ovate. Stem erect. Leaves alternate, leaf blade narrowly ovate, 6-12 cm long, 2-3 cm wide, apex acuminate, base cuneate; sessile amplexicaul, sheath shaped; glabrous on both sides. Flowers 3-5 sparsely, apex leaf axils, corolla white, diameter about 1.5 cm; outer perianth 3, 2, linear cunningly needle shaped, length 8 mm; labellum 3-lobed, length about 12 mm, width about 15 mm, middle lobe narrow, both sides lobes nearly semicircular, edge irregular fine teeth, distance from fold, end slightly thick, length about 4 cm; ovary lower end slightly larger. Capsule short angular. The seeds are numerous and small. It blooms in autumn.
Born on rocky hillsides. It is distributed in Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Anhui and southwest China.
[collection] collect in autumn, wash and dry.
[taste] sweet and bitter, flat.
① Jiangxi herbal medicine: "Xin, Ping. "
② Common folk herbs in Kunming: "sweet and bitter, flat.". "
③ "Selection of Yunnan Simao Chinese herbal medicine": sweet, light, flat. "
[function indications] diuretic, anti-inflammatory, detoxification. Treatment of orchitis, urinary tract infection, cough, carbuncle and poison.
① Jiangxi herbal medicine: "dispersing Qi, detoxifying. "
② "Common folk herbs in Kunming": "nourishing lung and kidney, diuresis, anti-inflammatory. "
③ "Selection of Yunnan Simao Chinese herbal medicine": nourishing, relieving cough and resolving phlegm. Treatment of orchitis, salpingitis, body deficiency cough. "
[usage and dosage] oral administration: decoction, 3-5 yuan; or grinding juice. External use: tamping.
(1) for hernia: Yufeng spends five to one or two yuan. Take it in water, or add two testicles of piglets. (Jiangxi herbal medicine)
② Treatment of urinary tract infection: white flower grass leaves and stems five money. Take it in water. (common folk herbs in Kunming)
③ Treatment of deficiency cough: white flower root with other drugs, decoction; brown sugar as a guide. (common folk herbs in Kunming)
④ Treatment of carbuncle, gangrene and poison: appropriate amount of fresh Jade Phoenix flower root, a little sweet wine lees, mash external application. (Jiangxi herbal medicine)
⑤ Treatment of snakebite: Yufeng flower root, grinding water for oral use; another amount of fresh root, mash external application. (Jiangxi herbal medicine)
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