Little red man
(selected Chinese herbal medicines from Simao, Yunnan)
[synonym] Panax notoginseng and Spartina macrorrhiza (Guizhou medicinal plant catalogue).
[source] it is the tuberous root of pyrophyllum hirsutum, a Polygonaceae plant.
[plant morphology] pyrophyllum hirsutum
Perennial herbs, 20-40 cm high. The root is massive, with red outside and yellow inside. Stem many knot, red. Leaves with short petioles, each with a tongue like lobe at the base of petioles embracing the stem; leaves ovate oblong ovate, 3-6 cm long and 2-3 cm wide, apex acuminate, base heart-shaped, both sides densely hirsute; young leaves with dark brown patches along the main vein; stipules with tunica vaginalis. Inflorescence capitate, arranged into corymbs by several heads; flowers white. achene.
Born on the hillside, slightly beside. It is distributed in Yunnan, Guizhou and other places.
[collection] all year round. Slice and dry in the sun.
[nature and taste] selected Chinese herbal medicines from Yunnan Simao: "sour in taste, flat in nature. "
[functions and indications] selected Chinese herbal medicines of Simao in Yunnan: "Tongjing Huoxue, hemostasis, detoxification. Treatment of enteritis, dysentery, irregular menstruation, blood collapse, postpartum bleeding. "
[usage and dosage] oral: decoction, 3-5 yuan.
Chinese PinYin : Xiao Hong Ren
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