[synonyms] Zihe (pinhuijingyao), zicalyx (history of runanpu), jidangu (compilation of names and facts of plants), hongyuzan (classified herbal medicine), shiyuzan (Guizhou folk medicine), fusulina, eryeqi, huagulian (Jiangxi herbal medicine), baihexian (Shaanxi herbal medicine).
[source] it is the flower of Hosta jalapa (Liliaceae).
[plant morphology] Hosta
Perennial herbs, up to 60-70 cm in height. The rhizome is stout. Leaf blade ovate, 16 cm long, apex acute, entire or slightly undulate, base cuneate, both sides extending down to the base of petiole, upper dark green, glossy, lower green, veins about 7 pairs, arc-shaped, protruding and obvious. The scape is about 60 cm long, with leaflike membranous bracts in the middle of the scape; raceme, short peduncle, 1 cm long, 1 oblique ovate bract at the base of peduncle, green; perianth 6, light purple, bell shaped, 1.7 cm long, apex 6-lobed, lobes triangular; stamen 6, filament slightly longer than perianth, anther reddish purple; ovary sessile, oblong tubular, 3-locular, style shorter than filament Stigma capitate. Capsule, tubular, apical, ca. 3 cm long. Seeds black, glossy. The flowering period is June. The fruit ripens from August to September.
It is also cultivated in shady and humid areas under hillside forests.
The rhizome (root) and leaf (leaf) of this plant are also used for medicine. Please refer to the special section for details.
[collection] harvest in autumn.
[nature and taste] Chongqing herbal medicine: "the taste is sweet and slightly bitter, and the nature is warm and flat. "
[functions and indications] ① classified herbal medicine: it is used to treat spermatorrhea, hematemesis, emphysema, leucorrhea and sore throat. "
② Chongqing herbal medicine: "Regulating Qi, harmonizing blood, tonifying deficiency. Treatment of women's weakness, red and white collapse zone. "
[usage and dosage] oral: decoction, 3-5 yuan.
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