(rihuazi materia medica)
Another name is Xiong Fu (five Biographies).
[source] it is the paw of black bear or brown bear. For animal morphology, please refer to "bear gall".
[collection] after catching the bear, cut off the paws, paste them with soil, hang them up to dry or dry them with low fire. After drying, remove the soil.
[herbal medicine] bear's paw is usually with a belt hair. Its forepaw is short and small, 15-20 cm long, and its hind paw is long, about 20-30 cm long. The forefoot is wide. Palms are black, with thick dry meat pad, no hair on the surface of the pad. There are 5 toes with curved claws on each toe, and there are dense black or tan fine hairs between the toes and the back of the palm. It's fishy. It's better to be generous, thick, dry and smelly.
It is mainly produced in Heilongjiang, Jilin, Yunnan and Sichuan.
[chemical composition] the dried bear paw contains 43.90% fat, 55.23% crude protein, 8.83% total nitrogen and 0.94% ash. The protein hydrolyzes to produce aspartic acid, phenylalanine, leucine, glutamic acid, tyrosine, histidine, proline, arginine, alanine, valine and hydroxyvaline.
[processing] soak and chop.
[nature and taste] 1. Yilin zuanyao: "sweet, salty, warm. "
② Sichuan Traditional Chinese medicine annals: "it is mild in nature, sweet and pungent in taste, and non-toxic. "
[Guijing] Sichuan records of traditional Chinese medicine: "entering the spleen and stomach meridians. "
[functions and indications] ① in rihuazi materia medica: "it can resist wind and cold, and improve Qi. "
② Yilin zuanyao: "Nourish Qi and blood, dispel wind and arthralgia, continue to eliminate injury. "
③ "It can remove rheumatism and strengthen the spleen and stomach. It is used to Treat Spleen and stomach weakness, wind cold dampness arthralgia and various deficiency diseases. "
[usage and dosage] oral administration: cooking.
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