(classified herbal medicine)
[synonym] tiangencao (classified herbal medicine), shuimentha (collection of commonly used folk herbs), Shuibajiao (Luchuan materia medica), shuijingjie (Sichuan commonly used Chinese herbal medicine).
[source] it's the whole plant of the Scrophulariaceae.
[plant morphology] Eupatorium macrophyllum
Annual aromatic herbs. The stem is thick and strong, 30-60 cm high, hairy when young and bald when old. Single leaf opposite, leathery, leaf blade elliptic or ovate, 4-8 cm long, 2-3 cm wide, apex obtuse or subacute, base gradually narrowed into a stalk 6-25 mm long, margin with small obtuse teeth, wrinkled above, with white hair, and most glandular dots scattered below. Inflorescence axillary, sessile or shortly petiolate; floret sessile; bracteoles 1, linear lanceolate, ca. 3 mm long; calyx pilose, lobes lanceolate; corolla cylindrical, ca. 8 mm long, apex more or less 2-lipped, bluish purple, mouth yellow, upper lip entire or 2-lobed, lower lip 3-lobed, expanded; stamens 4, 2-strong, concealed; ovary superior, 2-locular, style solitary, apex recurved. Capsule elliptic, ca. as long as calyx. It blooms in autumn.
Born on the edge of the mountain and valley, in the wetland. It is distributed in Fujian, Taiwan, Guangdong, Guangxi and Sichuan,
[collection] collected in autumn and dried in the sun.
[herbal medicine] dry whole grass, stem yellow brown, with swollen nodes; leaves fall off or shrink curly, gray brown, according to the majority of glandular spots, knead with star anise aroma.
Produced in Sichuan, Guangxi and other places.
Sweet and warm.
① Classified herbal medicine nature: "sweet taste, flat nature. "
② Lu Chuan's materia medica: "warm in nature, pungent in smell. "
Functions and indications: Invigorating Spleen and removing dampness, regulating qi and resolving phlegm. Treatment of edema, stomachache, chest and abdominal distension, cough, asthma, infantile milk, sores.
① "Classification of herbal medicine nature": "treat water and detumescence, promote blood gas of the whole body. "
② According to the collection of commonly used folk herbal medicines, "it can widen the intestines, regulate qi, diuresis and detumescence. To control the swelling of water storage. "
③ Lu Chuan's materia medica: "promoting Qi, reducing swelling, strengthening stomach and relieving pain. Treatment of edema, loss of appetite, heartache. "
④ "Drug records of Nanning city": "dry dampness, remove phlegm, detumescence, relieve pain, kill insects and detoxify. Treatment of asthma, cough, infantile wheezing, sores, snakebite, stomach cold pain. "
⑤ "Sichuan commonly used Chinese herbal medicine": "Jianwei, SHUNQI, Jieyu, diuretic. Treatment of rheumatic fever, headache, edema, virtual swelling, stomach pain, chest and abdominal distention. "
[usage and dosage] oral: decoction, 2-5 yuan. External use: tamping or frying and washing.
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