(summary of Chinese Medicine)
[source] it is the seed of broccoli. For the plant morphology, please refer to "Broccoli".
[collection] when the fruit is ripe in autumn, the whole grass is cut, dried in the sun, and then the seeds are laid to remove the impurities.
[medicinal material] the dried seeds are oblate, very small, 0.5-1 mm in diameter and 0.5 mm in thickness. The outer skin is dark brown or black, rough and uneven, with fine and dense honeycomb like hemp lines, regularly arranged into concentric rings, with a small gap on the edge, and the seed kernel is yellow, slightly oily. It tastes bitter. It is better to be dry, plump, black and free of impurities.
It is mainly produced in Hebei Province.
[chemical constituents] the seed contains volatile oil, which is similar to the volatile oil, and contains inebrianthin.
The main fatty acids are linolenic acid (53.82%), oleic acid (18.41%), stearic acid (8.07%), etc.
"Bitter and pungent, slightly toxic. "
[functions and indications] ① in the compendium of Medical Sciences: "decoct and wash hemorrhoids; smash and apply rheumatism and arthralgia; drink wine to stop malaria. "
② Anhui herbal medicine: "dispelling wind and dampness, promoting blood circulation and relieving pain. "
[usage and dosage] external use: decocting, washing or tamping.
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