(Honghe Chinese herbal medicine)
Cough grass and iron broom.
[source] it is the root of a leguminous plant.
[plant morphology] Phyllanthus semishrub
Subshrub, young branches hairy. Simple leaves alternate, oblong ovate, 4-7 cm long, 3-4 cm wide, apex acute, base cordate, entire, green above, light green below, few glabrous, veins raised on the back, long hairy; petiole 0.8-1.5 cm long; stipules lanceolate. Raceme terminal, floret in mussel bracts, bracts densely covered with brown long bristles, white butterfly flowers. The pod is oblong ovate with 1-2 seeds.
It grows in the shrubbery on the hillside of high mountain area. Distributed in Yunnan, Guangdong, Guangxi and other places.
[collection] collected in autumn and winter. Wash and dry.
[flavor] slightly bitter and sweet, cool.
Functions and indications: antipyretic and dehumidification, relieving malnutrition and relieving cough. Treatment of high fever, cold, rheumatoid arthritis, dysmenorrhea, infantile malnutrition, diarrhea, dyspepsia.
[usage and dosage] oral administration: decoct soup, 3-5 yuan; grind minced meat or stewed meat.
It can also treat cough, asthma, pneumonia, pertussis and jaundice.
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