(Yunnan Chinese herbal medicine)
[source] it is the whole plant of the Scrophulariaceae.
[plant morphology] Eupatorium giganteum
Herbs annual, clustered or solitary, 20-50 cm high. Stem erect, generally not divided into canes or few branches. Leaves sparsely few, opposite or nearly alternate at lower part, alternate at upper part, linear, 1-2.5 cm long and 0.2-0.3 cm wide. Inflorescence terminal, terminal flowers gradually dense; florets purplish blue or white. Capsule, bottle shaped, calyx persistent. The seeds are numerous.
It is often attached to the roots of other plants. It is distributed in Yunnan, Guangxi and other places.
[collection] collection in summer and autumn. Cut and dry.
Light and cool.
Functions and indications: clearing away heat and dampness, diuresis. Treatment of cystitis, urethritis, nephritis, jaundice hepatitis, cirrhosis ascites.
[usage and dosage] oral administration: decoction, 0.5-1 Liang.
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