(on medicinal properties)
[synonyms] chihailzi (Bencao Yanyi), Mahei's son (Linhu jijianfang), tuguaren (Bencao Huiyan).
[source] it is the seed of Cucurbitaceae. See "Wanggua" for plant morphology.
[collection] the mature fruits are picked in autumn, dissected, and the seeds are taken out, washed and dried in the sun.
[medicinal material] the dried seeds are similar to the head of a mantis, about 1.5 cm long and 8-12 mm wide. It is brown in appearance or with grayish white translucent film, with fine and dense granular protrusions, slightly triangular broad-band in the middle, ridge in the edge, a round blunt part at both ends, concave holes at the top; the testa is thick; it has three chambers, no kernel at both ends, one hole in each chamber, one chamber in the middle, one kernel in the middle, flat triangle or oblong, brown and thin The bag is covered. The kernel is yellowish brown or yellowish white and rich in fat.
Made in Zhejiang.
[nature and taste] Compendium: "sour, bitter, flat, non-toxic. "
[Guijing] "Depei Materia Medica": "start with Dayin and Yangming meridians. "
Functions and indications: clearing heat and cooling blood. Treatment of lung flaccidity, hematemesis, jaundice, dysentery, intestinal wind under the blood.
① "On medicinal properties": "it can't help controlling the number of urine. "
② "Rihuazi Materia Medica": "moisten the heart and lung, treat yellow disease, raw use; treat lung flaccidity, hematemesis, diarrhea, red and white dysentery, fried use. "
③ Ben Cao Yan Yi: "cure the head wind. "
④ "Compendium": "treatment of nausea and vomiting. "
[usage and dosage] oral administration: decoction, 1-3 yuan; or into pills, powder.
[prescription selection] ① treatment of heart and lung latent heat, hematemesis and bleeding: stir fry the melon seeds, grind them, take two coins hollow, and send them in white soup. (copy of PI Xin Yuan's family)
② Treatment of jaundice stomach heat for a long time: soil melon seeds micro fried, decoction drink. (copy of PI Xin Yuan's family)
③ Treatment of stool blood: one or two melon kernel, two or two raw Rehmannia (both fried black), Coptis five money (baked). A total of the end, refining honey pill Wuzi big. Take 100 pills and drink rice. (Ben Cao Hui Yan)
④ Treatment of nausea and vomiting: Wang Gua Zi with Weisan powder, fried. (records of Sichuan Traditional Chinese Medicine)
⑤ Cure tendon and bone pain contracture: Ma Haili son fry mouth for the end, wine take a money. (Linhu jijianfang)
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