Wild sea pepper
(commonly used Chinese herbal medicine in Sichuan)
[synonym] sea eggplant (commonly used Chinese herbal medicine in Sichuan), rock sea pepper, guanyinlian, Yushu (medicine and plant catalogue of Guizhou).
[source] it's the whole plant of Solanaceae.
[plant morphology] Phyllostachys pubescens
Small shrubs, 30-60 cm high. The stem is grayish brown, the new branches are green, and the young branches, petioles, under leaves and fruit stems are stellate or slightly pilose. Single leaf alternate, ovate oblong, 2.5-5 cm long, 8-15 mm wide, usually 2 in one place, one big and one small, apex obtuse, base narrowly stipitate, entire or microwave-shaped, upper part sparsely short hairy or nearly glabrous, lower part sparsely short hairy or stellate hairy. Flowers 1-2, axils exophytic; flowers small, white; calyx green, slightly campanulate, upper 5-lobed, slightly hairy; corolla shallow campanulate, 5-lobed; stamens 5, yellow; style linear, stigma small, slightly capitate. Berries globose, orange or red, ca. 2 cm in diameter. Seeds numerous, flat, slightly reniform, smooth. The flowering period is from March to June. The fruit period is from April to July.
Born in wasteland, forest. It is distributed in Sichuan and Guizhou, and cultivated in Beijing, Shanghai and Jiangsu.
[collection] collected in summer and autumn and dried in the sun.
[chemical constituents] the leaves contain daucostaline.
[pharmacological action] it has the effect of anti tuberculosis bacilli and anti pneumococci; the concentration of anti tuberculosis bacilli in vitro is 3 mg / ml, and the effect is not affected by serum. It can also be used as the precursor of steroids.
[nature and taste] common Chinese herbal medicine in Sichuan: "Gan Xin, Wen, with little poison. "
[functions and indications] 1. Common Chinese herbal medicine in Sichuan: "Xiaoji, Lige, xiaredu. Treat rheumatism paralysis, damp heat itch sore. "
② "Guizhou medicine plant catalog": "treat the disease of the moon family, treat the sores. "
[usage and dosage] oral administration: decoction, 3-6 yuan.
Chinese PinYin : Ye Hai Jiao
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