Catechu huanglian is a two-flavored Chinese medicinal material. Of course, everyone has heard of huanglian. There is an allegorical saying that a dumb eats huanglian-there is bitterness, but I can imagine how bitter huanglian is; but for catechu, I believe that many of my friends have never heard of it, nor have seen its deity, let alone what effect it has; the name catechu is quite peculiar, it is a herbaceous plant, catechu has a lot of medicinal value, so catechu What are the effects of each of Huanglian, let’s take a look together below.
Catechu, the name of Chinese medicine. It is the debarked branch and dried dry decoction of leguminous plant catechu. In winter, the branches and stems are harvested, the outer skin is removed, cut into large pieces, boiled in water, concentrated, and dried. Distributed in southern Yunnan, cultivated in Hainan. This product is square or irregular, with different sizes. The surface is brown or dark brown, smooth and slightly shiny. It is hard, fragile, irregular in section, shiny, with pores, and sticky when exposed to damp.
Catechu tastes bitter, astringent, and is slightly cold in nature. Return to the lung and heart meridian. It has the effects of invigorating blood and relieving pain, stopping bleeding and promoting muscle growth, reducing dampness and soreness, and clearing lungs and resolving phlegm. It is used for spitting pain, traumatic bleeding, vomiting blood, bleeding, sores, eczema, eczema, pulmonary heat and coughing.
Coptis alias: Weilian, Chuanlian, Chicken Claw Lian, belongs to Ranunculaceae, Coptis chinensis perennial herb, leaf base wandering, hard paper, ovoid triangle, three complete lobes, central lobes oval rhomboid, pinnate deep lobes, The edge has sharp serrations, lateral lobes ranging from 2 deep parts; the petiole is 5-12cm long. Wild or cultivated in valleys with an altitude of 1000-1900m in cool and humid shaded dense forests. It has the effects of clearing away heat and dampness, purging fire and detoxification. The taste is extremely bitter.
Rhizoma Coptidis tastes bitter, cold in nature, and non-toxic. It has the effects of clearing away heat and dampness, purging fire and detoxification. Used for damp-heat fullness, vomiting, diarrhea, jaundice, high fever and dizziness, hyperthermia, upset and insomnia, blood-heat vomiting, red eyes, toothache, diabetic thirst, carbuncle, swelling and furunculosis; external treatment of eczema, Wet sores, pus in the ear canal. The wine huanglianshanqing is scorched and hot. Used for red eyes and mouth sores. Turmeric even clears the stomach and relieves vomiting. It is used for the mutual junction of cold and heat, the resistance of damp and heat, and the fullness of vomiting. Yuhuanglian relieves the liver and stomach to relieve vomiting. Used for liver-stomach discord, vomiting and soreness. This product suffers from severe bitterness and severe cold, and it is easy to damage the spleen and stomach after taking a long time. Use with caution for those with yin deficiency and body damage.