(list of medicinal plants in Guangxi)
[synonyms] zihuadan (flora of Guangzhou), Xie Sanniang (materia medica of Luchuan), honghuadan (flora of Guangxi).
[source] it is the stem, leaf and flower of purple snowflake.
[plant morphology] purple snowflake
Perennial herbs. Erect or climbing, about 1.5 meters high. The stem is green. Leaves alternate, ovate or oblong ovate, 8-13 cm long, apex short pointed or obtuse, base gradually narrowed into a short stalk, entire, papery. Spikes terminal, 15-30 cm long; calyx tubular, 5-lobed, 8-10 mm long, covered with stipitate glands; corolla red, high pedunculate, discoid, tube about 2.5 cm long, lobes 5, expanded; stamens 5; ovary superior, 1-locular, style 5. It blooms in winter.
It is often cultivated in gardens in Guangdong, Guangxi and Yunnan.
[chemical constituents] the whole plant contains dipyridamole and so on.
[pharmacological action] the water extract of the root has an excitatory effect on the isolated guinea pig uterus, and can strengthen the uterine contraction when taken orally by puerpera. The lethal dose to rabbits is about 0.01 g / kg.
[nature and taste] Lu Chuan Ben Cao: "pungent, warm. "
[function and indications] ① in "Lu Chuan Materia Medica": "breaking blood, relieving pain, regulating menstruation. Treatment of menstrual closure, menstrual abdominal pain, wet ringworm, ulcer. "
② "Guangxi medicine plant directory": "whole plant: treating rheumatism. "
[usage and dosage] oral: decoction, 2-4 yuan. External use: tamping or frying and washing.
[taboo] Lu Chuan Ben Cao: "pregnant women should not take it. "
Chinese PinYin : Zi Xue Hua
White backed root. Bai Bei Ye Gen
Selaginella angustifolia. Jiang Nan Juan Bai
Hemlock. Cao Jin Shan
Gentiana grandiflora. Da Bai Ding Cao
Coptis chinensis. Huang Lian
Eulaliopsis binata 1. Long Xu Cao
a saber. Ma Dao
Cat oil. Mao You
Loquat leaf dew. Pi Pa Ye Lu
Mulberry ash. Sang Chai Hui
Tree hemp. Shu Huo Ma
Rhododendron paniculatum. Shui Han Xin Cao