Origin of Jiujielong
It is the whole plant or leaf of Jiujielong from the purple golden bovine family.
Can be collected all year round, washed and dried. Born in low mountain forests or thickets.
Distributed in Jiangxi, Fujian, Taiwan, Hunan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Sichuan, and Guizhou. Also known as Red Bristle Vine, Dentros, Five Brothers, Wu Tiaolian, Mao Qingbang, Chopping Dragon Sword, Mao Buling, Dwarf Tea Seed, Snake Medicine, Lion Head. [Original form]
Dwarf subshrubs, 30-50cm long. Overgrown, with stolons, rooting section by section. The erect stem is no more than 10cm tall and densely villous when young. Leaves opposite or nearly verticillate; petiole approximately 5 mm long and hairy; leaf blade firm, oval or obovate, 2.5-6 cm long, 1.5-3.5 cm wide, apex acute or obtuse, base broadly wedge-shaped or nearly round , With obvious or inconspicuous serrations and fine teeth, sparse glandular spots, leaf surface covered with rough hairs, hair base often bulged, backside covered with pilose and villus, especially midribs, marginal veins are not obvious . Umbellate, single, lateral, hirsute, pubescent or villous; pedicel about 6mm long; flowers 3-4mm long; sepals lanceolate, nearly as long as petals, sparsely pubescent outside And villous, glandular; petals white or reddish, broadly ovate, glandular; stamens and petals nearly as long, anthers ovate, glandular on back. Fruit spherical, 5mm in diameter, red, glandular. Flowering from May to July, rare in December, fruiting and flowering are similar.
National Compendium of Chinese Herbal Medicine
Bitter and cold. Qingrejiedu, swelling and pain. Indications for jaundice, dysmenorrhea and bruises.
Compendium of Materia Medica
Warm and non-toxic. Indications apply swollen sores, cure blood ache, abdominal pain, and detoxify.
Chinese Materia Medica
Bitter; hard; Clearing heat and dampness; promoting blood circulation and swelling. Main rheumatism and pain; jaundice; hemorrhagic abdominal pain; dysmenorrhea; bruises; scabies swelling and poison; snake bite
Oral: decoction, 3-9g; or soaked in wine.