Chinese Name: zizhuye
Bigleaf beautyberry leaf
[alias]: dafengye, baigouchang, dazyezizhu.
[source]: Callicarpa macrophyllavahl, a Verbenaceae plant.
[harvesting]: leaves are harvested in summer and autumn, dried or fresh.
[nature and taste]: most of the leaves are curly and wrinkled, and some are broken. After flattening, the intact ones are oblong to elliptic lanceolate, 15-30cm in length and 5-11cm in width. The apex is acuminate, the edge is serrated, the top is pubescent, and the bottom is densely covered with gray hairs. The taste is slightly bitter. It is mild in nature and slightly pungent and bitter in taste.
[plant morphology]: shrub or small tree, young branches covered with gray white hairs. Leaves opposite, oblong to elliptic lanceolate, pubescent on the top, slightly rough when old, densely covered with gray white hairs on the bottom, inconspicuous golden glandular spots on both sides, cymes 5-7 times divergent, total pedicel 2-4cm long; calyx 4-toothed, stellate pilose; corolla purple, tubular, apex 4-lobed, slightly hairy; stamens 4; ovary superior, 4-locular. Berry shaped drupe, small globose, glandular, purplish red when ripe. It blooms in summer.
[growing place]: it grows on hillside, roadside and sparse forest. Produced in Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan, Guizhou.
[chemical constituents]: it contains calliterpenone, luteolin, apigenin, cosmosin and luteolin.
[function indications]: hemostasis, anti-inflammatory, blood stasis and swelling. It is used for bleeding of stomach and duodenum ulcer, traumatic bleeding, bleeding, gingival bleeding, sprain swelling, purulent skin ulcer, burn and influenza.
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