All parts of our human body are full of blood vessels. If there is a trauma, it will cause bleeding. If the wound is deep or the artery is injured, the blood flow will not stop. In ancient times At that time, people used Chinese herbal medicines to stop bleeding. Catechu has a hemostatic effect and the effect is good. So what are the aliases for this kind of catechu? In response to this problem, let’s take a look at the introduction of the article together next.
Catechu is a kind of Chinese medicinal materials, aliases: catechu cream, baby tea, black catechu. It appears in a handful of times in our daily lives, but we should also have a comprehensive understanding of it. It is also known as Haier Tea, Black Tea, Wudi Mud, and it is the heartwood fragments of the branches of the deciduous tree of the leguminous plant. The dried paste made by the concentration of the decoction is distributed in southern Yunnan and cultivated in Hainan. The branches and stems are harvested in winter, the outer skin is removed, cut into large pieces, boiled with water, concentrated, dried, and impurities are removed. It has the effects of invigorating blood and relieving pain, stopping bleeding, regenerating muscles, reducing dampness and constricting sores, clearing lungs and resolving phlegm. It is used for spitting pain, traumatic bleeding, vomiting and bleeding, sores, eczema, eczema, pulmonary heat and coughing.
The catechu cream is in irregular lumps and varies in size. The surface is black or brown, smooth and slightly shiny, sometimes cracks can be seen, brittle, fragile, broken and irregular, brown-red, with pores, and shiny. No gas, astringent taste, bitter first then sweet (Yunnan products: sometimes rough, dull, astringent). It is better to have black, slightly reddish, shiny and not burnt. Fang catechu has a square shape with a diameter of about 2 cm, with a slight depression in the center. The surface is brown to dark brown. No gas, astringent taste. The fire is bubbling and fragrant. Due to different processing methods, Fang Catechu is divided into two kinds of products: Laoer Tiao and Xin Catechu. Lao catechu is dark brown, often sticky, and thick in cross-section. The new catechu is brown, non-adhesive, and thin in cross-section. It is customary to think that the old catechu is better than the new catechu. Taste bitter, astringent, flat in nature, enter the lung meridian.
It is a deciduous tree with a height of 6 to 13 meters. Branchlets are thin, with spines. The leaves are even-numbered two pinnately compound leaves, alternate. The racemes are axillary, with yellow or white flowers. The bark is brown or gray-brown, often showing strips of flakes cracking, not falling off. The pods are flat and thin, purple-brown, shiny, and have 7 to 8 seeds. The flowering period is from August to September, and the fruit ripening period is from February to March.
It clears away heat, produces fluid, and resolves phlegm. Externally used to relieve pain, astringent and stop bleeding, treat damp sores, malnutrition, aphtha, chancre, hemorrhoids and other symptoms, orally treat phlegm-heat, cough, and thirst. For the treatment of rhinitis, sinusitis, catechu powder can be used to blow the nose. It is used to treat stomatitis and clear laryngitis. Can use 6g catechin, 9g silver flower, 9g forsythia, decoction and gargle, for the treatment of epistaxis and hemorrhoid bleeding. It can be applied externally with catechin powder, or with catechu 7.5g powder, cinnamon 1.5g powder, 24g boiling water, soak for half an hour and filter the hemorrhoids, or use cotton soaking liquid as nostril compression to stop bleeding, for the treatment of traumatic bleeding.
Use powdered catechin or add panax notoginseng for external application and pressure bandage to stop bleeding. For bleeding and increased secretions on the ulcer door wound, wash with catechu decoction or wet compress to stop bleeding and relieve pain. Bedsore secretions are too much, and the mouth is not closed for a long time. Use catechin powder or decoction for external washing, which has astringent and muscle-generating effect. It is used to treat excessive leucorrhea. 9g of catechin, 15g of Cnidium, decoction for washing and injection, to treat skin eczema, ulcers, and long secretions, catechu with light powder, borneol, keel, calamine, etc., can be used for external application.