(Zhejiang folk herbs)
[synonym] gaojiaoshanqie and Huoxuedan.
[source] it is the whole grass and root of Malus pumila.
[plant morphology] Begonia Formosa
Evergreen shrub, about 65 cm high, with brown scurf like hairs on both sides of branchlets, inflorescences, petioles and leaves. Leaves opposite, ovate to ovate, long elliptic, 3.5-10 cm long, apex acuminate, base rounded to shallowly cordate, margin slightly serrate, with 3 main veins; petiolate. Inflorescence terminal panicle with stipitate glandular hairs on inflorescence; flowers reddish; calyx tube gyroscopic or ovate, lobes 4, short, dentate; petals 4, obovate; stamens 4, unequal in length, the elder declinate; ovary septum 8, style filiform. Capsule subglobose. The flowering period is from July to September. The fruit period is from September to October.
It grows on the side of hillside, under forest or bush, and in the grass on hillside and gully. Distributed in Zhejiang, Guangxi and other places.
[collection] it can be harvested all year round. The whole plant can be dug up, washed and dried in the sun.
[nature and taste] flat.
Functions and indications: dispelling wind and dampness, promoting blood circulation and regulating menstruation.
[selected formula] ① for rheumatoid arthritis: one or two roots of Malus Manihot or two to three whole herbs. Take it in boiling water; or add one or two Achyranthes bidentata, fry it in water and take it in proper amount with yellow rice wine.
② Treatment of irregular menstruation, back pain: beautiful Wild Begonia root two Liang. Take it in water.
③ Treatment of traumatic injury: two to three Liang roots of Begonia Formosa. Decoct in water, take yellow rice wine and brown sugar.
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