Traditional Chinese Medicinal Materials Herba Cistanches
Dayun, whose scientific name is Cistanche deserticola, is called goblin or golden bamboo shoot by Chinese medicine practitioners. It is an extremely valuable Chinese herbal medicine, and is known as "desert ginseng". It has been regarded as a treasure of tribute court by western countries in history, mainly distributed in Xinjiang and Inner Mongolia.
Cistanche deserticola is a parasitic plant parasitic on the root of Haloxylon ammodendron, which has low requirements on soil and water. In recent years, a breakthrough has been made in planting Cistanche deserticola in imitation of the wild on the sandy river beach in Cangzhou, Hebei Province. The quality of Cistanche deserticola produced is extremely high because the soil quality is far better than that in the desert area. Gansu, Qinghai, Xinjiang, Inner Mongolia, Russia, Mongolia and Iran.
Tonifying kidney yang, benefiting essence and blood, and relaxing bowels. Application :Medicine,Health Care food,Wine,etc.
Irregular menstruation, amenorrhea, infertility, impotence, spermatorrhea, dripping urine, hoarse aphonia, constipation, diarrhea due to deficiency cold, and mass sickness.
1. It is best to use Angelica sinensis with oil to nourish blood and moisten dryness, increase water and go boating, and has strong laxative power. It is suitable for constipation of the elderly with weak yang and insufficient essence and blood. 2, with Morinda officinalis, enhance the power of warming kidney and strengthening yang, both of which are suitable for moistening dryness, and have the wonderful effect of replenishing fire without dry water. For kidney yang deficiency, impotence and spermatorrhea, cold waist and knees, weak bones and muscles, etc., It is often selected; It also has the function of supporting yang and relaxing bowels. When it is used for senile qi failure and constipation due to yang deficiency, the dosage of Cistanche deserticola can be appropriately increased, and better curative effect can be achieved. 3. When combined with Astragalus membranaceus, Cistanche deserticola can carry the qi-invigorating power of Astragalus membranaceus to the kidney, and has the effect of tonifying kidney and qi and helping kidney yang. 4, with Achyranthes bidentata, there are two exclusive merits. First, they complement each other and must be paired to enhance the power of warming the kidney and strengthening yang; Secondly, Achyranthes bidentata can lead medicine down when it is good at walking. 5. With mutton, it can strengthen yin and benefit essence. The two medicines, one yang and one yin, restrict each other, promote each other and complement each other, and have the function of balancing yin and yang of kidney.
Usage and dosage
Collection and processing
Dayun is divided into spring dayun and autumn dayun according to the different picking time. Spring dayun starts to dig in April every year, turns over in the hot summer sun, and packs and transports the meat and stems after drying; The excavation period of Dayun growing in autumn is from September to October. Its individual size is slightly smaller than that of Dayun in spring, and its moisture content is the same as that of Dayun in spring. However, due to the weak sunshine, low temperature and short sunshine time in late autumn and early winter, it is difficult to guarantee the quality and specifications.
(1) drying. Spread in the sand during the day, collect piles and cover them at night, so as to prevent freezing due to large temperature difference between day and night. Cistanche deserticola has good color and high quality after sun drying.
(2) Salinization. Marinate Cistanche deserticola in salt for 1 ~ 3 years, or dig a pit of 50×50×120 cm in the ground and put it in a plastic bag with the same size and no water leakage. When the temperature drops to 0℃, put Cistanche deserticola in the bag, use the local unprocessed soil salt to prepare 40% brine for salting, and take it out and dry it in March of the second year, thus becoming Salty Dayun.
(3)cellar. Dig a pit below the critical line of frozen soil, bury fresh Cistanche deserticola in the cold weather, and take it out and dry it in the second year.
Store in a ventilated and dry place to prevent mildew and moth.