Wild oil hemp
(Guizhou herbal medicine)
[synonym] Di Shen.
[source] it is the whole grass or root of the Labiatae.
[plant morphology] Stachys oblongata
Herbs, stoloniferous, rooting at base 30-50 cm, perennial. Stems erect, simple or branched, square; long hairs on edges. Leaves opposite, elliptic lanceolate, 2.5-8 cm long, 0.7-2.5 cm wide, apex obtuse or acute, base broad cordate, margin with obtuse teeth, both sides with white pubescence, lower dense; petiole short, 0.2-0.5 cm long. The flower ring is 7-13, Each round has 6 to many flowers, axillary or terminal on branch tip; bracts are very small, rigidly hairy, opposite to the base of petiole; calyx campanulate, 0.7 cm long, outside covered with long hairs, 2-lipped, 5-toothed, tooth tip with needle tip; corolla lip shaped, light red or purplish red, 1.3 cm long, lip outer covered with villous, upper lip oblong, entire, lower lip with 3 lobes; stamens 4, 2-strong, protruding crown Simple outside and beneath upper lip; style apically 2-lobed. 4 nuts, obovate, dark brown, smooth. The flowering period is from May to June. The fruit period is from June to July.
It grows on the river bank, in the grass or beside the mountain road. It is distributed in Shaanxi, Jiangsu, Anhui, Guizhou, Hubei, Sichuan, Jiangxi and Taiwan.
[collection] harvest in summer and autumn.
[nature and taste] it is warm in nature, pungent and slightly sweet in taste.
Functions and indications: tonifying the middle and Qi, hemostasis and muscle regeneration.
[prescription selection] 1. To treat chronic dysentery: one or two wild herbs. Simmer water clothes.
② Weakness after treatment: Wild oil hemp one or two. Stewed meat.
③ Treatment of traumatic bleeding: appropriate amount of wild oil hemp, tamping down on the affected area.
Chinese PinYin : Ye You Ma
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