[synonyms] marigold and xingjiuhua (notes to wanlingji), marigold (salvaging materia medica), Catharanthus roseus (compendium), Catharanthus roseus (xuepu zamercapto), jinxianhua and Catharanthus roseus (Modern Practical Chinese Medicine).
[source] it is the whole plant and flower of Erigeron breviscapus.
[plant morphology] Erigeron breviscapus
Annual or biennial herbs, about 40 cm high, scattered pilose throughout the plant. The stem is erect with branches at the upper part. Leaves simple, alternate; long elliptic lanceolate, apex acuminate, margin coarsely serrate, base cuneate. Inflorescence terminal, pedunculate, about 2 cm in diameter; involucre green, linear, margin membranous; margin ligulate flower, female, sulfur yellow, apex 3-toothed; central tubular flower bisexual, apex 5-lobed; receptacle flat, without stipule. Achene with soft spines on the back, several in the outermost row with mouth shaped straight, several in the inner row with ring-shaped inner curve, without corolla. It blooms in summer.
Many gardens in China are cultivated.
The root of Calendula officinalis is also used for medicinal purposes.
[collection] harvest in summer.
[chemical composition] the flower contains essential oil, bitterness, resin and gum.
[functions and indications] ① modern practical Chinese medicine: "diuresis, sweating, excitement, slow down, menstruation. And the treatment of intestinal hemorrhoids under the blood more than. "
② "Guangxi medical plant directory": "lowering blood pressure. "
[usage and dosage] oral administration: decoction, 0.6-1.5 yuan. External use: mash juice and spread it.
[selected formula] for the treatment of intestinal wind and lower blood: more than ten Calendula flowers, drink with rock sugar, stew in boiling water, take twice a day. (Fujian folk herbal medicine)
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