Ai Di Tea is the whole plant of Purple Taurus plant. In summer and autumn, the stems and leaves are harvested to remove the sand and dry. Small evergreen shrub, often creeping horizontally at the base, dark red, with slender adventitious roots.
Brief introduction of dwarf tea
[Alias]: flat wood, old man, no forest, leaf bottom bead
[Medicinal material category]: whole herb
【Nature and Flavor】: Flat in nature, pungent and slightly bitter in taste.
【Return Channel】: Return to Lung and Liver Channel.
【Medicinal part】: The dried whole plant of Purple Taurus plant of Purple Taurus family.
[Origin and Distribution]: Born in forests, valleys, and damp places beside streams. Produced in provinces and regions south of the Yangtze River.
[Morphological characteristics]: Small evergreen shrubs, 10-30cm high, often creeping horizontally at the base, dark red, with slender adventitious roots. Stems are often single, cylindrical, purple-brown on the surface, and short glandular hairs. The leaves are alternate, often 3-7 pieces of clustered stem-tip leaves are whorled; elliptical or ovate, 3-7cm long, 1.5-3cm wide, short pointed tip, wedge-shaped base, sharp serrated edges, sparse gland points on both sides, The lower part is light red, with hairy midvein; petiole densely covered with short glandular hairs. The inflorescence is nearly umbellate, axillary or terminal; calyx is 5-lobed, with glandular points; corolla 5-lobed, white, with reddish brown glandular points; stamens 5, shorter than corolla lobes, with glandular points on the back of the anther. Drupe globose, red when ripe, with black glands, with persistent style and calyx. Flowering period is from June to September, fruiting period is from August to December.
The Efficacy and Function of Audi Tea
Resolving phlegm, relieving cough, removing dampness, and promoting blood circulation. It is used for cough, blood in sputum, chronic bronchitis, damp-heat jaundice, and drop injury.
⑴ “The Sketch Book”: “Cure the diarrhea, remove the wind and phlegm.”
⑵ “Compendium of Materia Medica”: “Detoxify, break blood.”
⑶ “Supplements to Compendium of Materia Medica”: “Cure vomiting blood, fatigue, cowardice and dying, long-term coughing into labor.”
⑷ “Li’s Cao Secret”: “To treat partial falling hernia, drink half a bowl of juice and wine.”
⑸ “A Textual Research on the Real Picture of Plant Names”: “Cure swelling toxins, blood dysentery, relieving snake venom, and saving heatstroke.”
⑹ “Grass and Trees Recipe”: “Cure rheumatism and stubborn numbness, pulmonary atrophy for a long time cough. Apply cold toxin, swelling and pain.”
⑺ “Classification of herbal properties”: “Cure vomiting blood, cough, gas pain.”
⑻ “Modern Practical Chinese Medicine”: “It is a tonic, it has hemostatic effect. It can treat tuberculosis, cough, vomiting and blood; take alcohol to treat bruises, testicular swelling and pain.”
⑼ “Commonly used Chinese herbal medicine in Shanghai”: “Invigorate blood to relieve pain, diuresis, invigorate the stomach, and stop bleeding. Treat damp-heat jaundice, hepatitis, acute nephritis, cystitis, tuberculosis, night sweats, hemoptysis, fatigue, muscle aches, irregular menstruation, and paranasal sinusitis. “
⑽Jinhua “Selected prescriptions of commonly used Chinese herbal medicines”: “To promote blood circulation, cool blood and detoxify. Treat tuberculosis hemoptysis, knife bleeding, unknown swelling, dysentery, irregular menstruation, malnutrition in children, dysentery, rectal prolapse, habitual abortion, low milk , Chronic nephritis, high blood pressure.”
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[Usage and Dosage]: Oral administration: decoction, 10-15g (large dose 30-60g); or mashed juice. External use: appropriate amount, pound and apply.