nv zhen zi Health Chinese herbs Fructus Ligustri Lucidi fruit
Fructus Ligustri Lucidi (Latin name: Fructus Ligustri Lucidi, alias: ILEX), the fruit of Ligustrum Lucidi (Oleaceae). It grows in the mountains, mostly planted in the garden, like warm and humid climate, like light shade, not very cold.
Its bark is gray to light gray brown, branches are smooth, leaves are opposite, leaves are leathery, ovate to ovate lanceolate; Base broadly cuneate, panicle terminal, total pedicel about 4 cm long, calyx campanulate, corolla tube about as long as lobes; Filaments thin, ovary superior, berry shaped drupe, long elliptic; 1-2 seeds, long oval, flowering from June to July, fruiting from August to December. It is distributed in East China, South China, southwest and central China.
Nourishing liver and kidney, improving eyesight and black hair.
For vertigo, tinnitus, waist and knee soreness, early white hair, dark eyes.
① To strengthen the waist and knees, strengthen the muscles and bones, strengthen the Yin and kidney, black mustache and hair: Ligustrum lucidum (collected on the winter solstice: no matter how much, dried in the shade, steamed with honey wine, after a night, wipe off the skin in a thick bag, dry in the sun as the end, store it in a tile bottle, or boil it dry first, and then use it with water lily paste), Herba Ecliptae (collected on the summer solstice, no matter how much), mash the juice and boil the paste, and use the prodrug as a pill, and take the wine on the bed（《 Collection of medical prescriptions (Erzhi Pill)
② Treatment of neurasthenia: Ligustrum lucidum, ChanChang, mulberry five money to one or two. Take it in water. Or two Jin of Ligustrum lucidum, two Jin of rice wine, take it every day（《 Common folk herbs in Zhejiang Province)
③ Treatment of wind heat and red eye: Holly seed is not much, mash juice to boil cream, clean bottle to collect solid, buried in the ground for seven days, every use a little（《 Ji Ji Xian Fang)
④ Treatment of optic neuritis: Ligustrum lucidum, Cassia obtusifolia, semen Celosiae each one or two. Take it in water（《 Common folk herbs in Zhejiang Province)
⑤ Treatment of scrofula, tuberculous hot flashes, etc.: Ligustrum lucidum three money, two money, Artemisia one money five points, Prunella two money five points. Water fried, three times a day（《 Modern practical Chinese Medicine)
⑥ The treatment of kidney suffering from dryness and heat, drenching and drowning pain, waist and foot weakness, for a long time to disappear: Ligustrum lucidum four money, raw land six money, tortoise shell six money, Angelica sinensis, Poria cocos, Dendrobium, pollen, Zanthoxylum, Achyranthes bidentata, Plantago seed each two money, three big light vegetables. Take it in water（《 Ligustrum lucidum Decoction)
Usage and dosage
Collection and processing
In winter, the fruit is harvested when it is mature, and the branches and leaves are removed. After steaming or scalding in boiling water, the fruit is dried; Or direct drying.
Take the picked Ligustrum lucidum seeds and mix them with yellow rice wine, put them in the pot or other containers, seal them tightly, then put them into the pot with water, steam them until the wine is sucked up, take them out and dry them (20 jin of yellow rice wine for every 100 Jin).
Store in a ventilated and dry place to prevent mildew and moth.