(color atlas of common Chinese herbal medicines)
[synonym] rice soup wood, mahogany, big insect ear, pig blood wood, binaural snake.
[source] it is the leaf and root of Rubiaceae.
[plant morphology] water brocade
Shrubs or small trees, 5-12m high. The bark is brown, thin and smooth, and the branchlets, petioles and the back of leaves are rusty. Leaves opposite, oblong or obovate, ca. 15 cm long, apex short acuminate, base cuneate, lateral veins 8-10 pairs; stipules round or reniform, with short stalks, often reflexed, coarsely hairy on both sides. The flowers are white, fragrant, arranged in large and dense panicles; calyx campanulate, coarsely hairy; corolla discoid, 5-lobed, lobes shorter than corolla tube; stamens 5; disk annular. Capsule small, globose, ca. 1. 6 mm in diam. The flowering period is spring and summer.
It grows in valley, forest margin and sparse forest. It is distributed in Yunnan, Guangdong and Guangxi.
[collection] all year round. Dry in the sun,
Functions and indications: promoting blood circulation and dispersing blood stasis. Treatment of traumatic injury, rheumatism, bone pain, ulcers.
[selected formula] treatment of ulcers: smash the fresh leaves of shuijinshu and apply them externally.
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