(classified herbal medicine)
[synonyms] Xiangtong (records of Sichuan Traditional Chinese Medicine), zoumatai (collection of Guizhou folk prescriptions), camphor root, Aquilaria and Aquilaria (records of Sichuan Traditional Chinese Medicine).
[source] it is the root of Cinnamomum camphora. For the plant morphology, please refer to "camphor wood".
[collection] from February to April. Wash, slice and dry. It is not suitable for fire drying to avoid losing aroma.
[herbal medicine] is a cross cut or oblique cut disc with a diameter of 4-10 cm and a thickness of 2-5 mm. There are brown emboli on the edge, often falling off due to dryness. The section is light brown or yellowish brown with ring texture. It is hard and has camphor smell. It is better to have large, uniform, yellow and white color and strong smell.
Produced in Sichuan, Guizhou, Guangdong, Hunan and other places.
[nature and taste] ① classified herbal medicine nature: "pungent, non-toxic. "
② Guiyang folk herbs: "pungent, warm, non-toxic. "
[Guijing] records of Sichuan Traditional Chinese medicine: "entering the liver and spleen meridians. "
Functions and indications: regulating qi and activating blood circulation, eliminating rheumatism. It is used to treat vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal distension, rheumatic arthralgia, traumatic injury, scabies and pruritus.
① "Classification of herbal medicine nature": "it can treat all kinds of Qitong, manage Bi, Shun Qi, and vomit. "
② "Guizhou folk medicine collection": "treatment of rheumatism, pain, injury. "
③ Guiyang folk herbs: "Regulating Qi, promoting blood circulation and strengthening stomach. Treat stomach disease, muscle and bone pain, body odor, foot sweat. "
④ Sichuan Traditional Chinese medicine annals: "avoid evil, eliminate rheumatism. Treatment of cholera abdominal distension, food does not change, hand and foot rheumatism arthralgia and itching scabies. "
⑤ Hunan Medical Records: "published, dispersing cold, promoting Qi, promoting blood circulation, detumescence and relieving pain. "
[usage and dosage] oral administration: decoct soup, 4-6 yuan; or soak in wine. External use: wash with boiling water.
[prescription selection] 1. Treatment of Qi distension and pain: five coins at the end of Cinnamomum camphora root. Make sweet wine.
② Treatment of rheumatism, traumatic injury, muscle and bone pain: Cinnamomum camphora root five money, iron chopsticks five money, bailongxu five money, yanchuanxiong five money (the living one or two). Soak wine to eat, sooner or later, every time wine five money.
③ Treatment of rheumatic pain: Cinnamomum camphora root decocting water washing.
④ Cure crooked mouth wind: fresh camphor root two liang, maple root bark five money. Mix, mash and outsource (skew left to right, skew right to left).
⑤ Treatment of body odor: Cinnamomum camphora root for fine powder, add raw rice mixed into a ball, knead armpit.
⑥ Treatment of foot sweat: fresh Cinnamomum camphora root bark, mashed, package sole overnight. (1) the following prescription is Guiyang folk herbs.)
⑦ Treatment of insect toothache: white skin of camphor root with a little salt, mash and apply to the pain. (Hunan medical records)
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