[source] it is the seed of Cassia obtusifolia.
[plant morphology] Cassia obtusifolia (compendium), also known as Cassia obtusifolia.
Shrubs or subshrubs, 1-2 m high, branched, usually hairy. It has double pinnate compound leaves, alternate; one gland on the base of petiole; stipules ovate lanceolate, falling early; 10-20 leaflets, long elliptic or long ovate, 1.7-4.2 cm long, 0.7-1.2 cm wide, apex acute, sometimes acuminate, base rounded, only the edge with bristles, leaf surface covered with white powder and stink. Corymbose raceme axillary or terminal; bracts ovate, long acuminate, caducous; sepals 5, obovate, rectangular or nearly round, apex rounded, calyx tube very short. Petals 5, yellow, obovate; stamens 10, upper 3 undeveloped; pistil 1, ovary stalk densely covered with white bristles, style tip curled, stigma terminal. The pods are banded, 7-9 cm long, semicompressed and flattened. The seeds are constricted and moniliform. Seeds ovate, slightly oblate. The flowering period is from August to September. The fruiting period is October.
Raw hillside roadside, now more cultivation. Distributed in Shandong, Hebei, Zhejiang, Hubei, Sichuan, Guangdong, Yunnan and other places.
[collection] from October to November.
[chemical constituents] the seed contains about 107 mg% vitamin C and 93 mg% dehydroascorbic acid.
[pharmacological action] the ethanol extract of the leaves can relax the smooth muscle of small intestine and bronchus in guinea pigs, which may be a direct action.
[nature and taste] 1. In the collection of materia medica: "it is flat in nature and non-toxic. "
② Compendium: "it tastes sweet and smooth. "
[functions and indications] 1. In the collection of Materia Medica, it is said that "the fire is very fragrant for drinking, it can eliminate phlegm and quench thirst, make people not sleep, and it is in the middle of the tune. "
② Introduction to economic plants in Yunnan: "it is an antipyretic. "
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