(materia medica of Southern Yunnan)
[synonyms] Lu Si Hua, Wu Li Xiang, Hong Wei Hua, Bai RI Hong (old news of Quhe), fo Xiang Hua (eight min Tongzhi), man Tang Hong (yongxiaopin), ticklish flower, houci Tuo (Qunfang PU), Zizhi (collection of common folk herbs), pruritus flower (collated edition of Yunnan materia medica), BaoFan flower and wuzhujin long (Hunan medicinal records).
[source] it is the flower of Lagerstroemia indica.
[plant morphology] crape myrtle (Youyang Zazu), also known as houlangda tree (Youyang Zazu) and itch resistant tree (Quji old news).
Deciduous shrubs or small trees, up to 7 meters high. The leaves are nearly sessile, elliptic, obovate or oblong, 2-7 cm long and 1-4 cm wide, apex pointed or obtuse, base broadly cuneate or rounded, smooth and glabrous, or hairy along the main vein. Panicle terminal, 4-20 cm long; calyx 7-10 mm long, calyx tube outside without groove, top usually 6-lobed, lobes ovate; petals 6, suborbicular, purple, edge wrinkled, base clawed; stamens 36-42, lateral 6, filaments longer, anthers larger, green, pollen purple; pistil 1, style slender, stigma capitate. Capsule globose, 9-13 mm long, 8-11 mm wide. The flowering period is from May to August.
Most of them are planted in gardens. It is distributed in East China, Central South and southwest China.
The root (root) and leaf (leaf) of this plant are also used for medicine. Please refer to the special section for details.
[nature and taste] materia medica of Southern Yunnan: "cold in nature, slightly acidic. "
[function and indications] ① "Diannan Materia Medica": "it is used to treat postpartum HAEMORRHEA, blood separation, bleeding, dripping, scabies and scabies. "
② "Lingnan caiyao Lu": treating infantile decayed head and fetal poison. "
[usage and dosage] oral administration: decoction, 1-3 yuan. External use: wash with boiling water.
[should avoid] pregnant women should not take it.
[selection] Zhifeng pill: Ziwei flower or two. Boiled mash in boiling water. (Chongqing herbal medicine)
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