Semen Dolichoris Album

 

Source
Seed of Dollchos lablab L., family Leguminosae.

Characteristics
Seed flat-elliptical, 0.8-1.3 cm long. white, smooth, with a white eyebrow-shaped caruncle in texture. Sweet and bland in taste, mild in nature, spleen and stomach channels. Surface yellowish on one side. Hard and attributive to spleen and stomach channels.

Indication
Invigorate the spleen and deprive dampness: For deficiency of spleen and stomach manifested as poor appetite, loose stools or diarrhea, leucorrhagia, fried sample is more suitable; for affection of summer-heat and dampness manifested as vomiting, diarrhea, feeling of oppression in the chest, fresh sample is more suitable.

Pharmacological Action
Containing phytoagglutinin, trypsin and amylase inhibitors.

Administration Decoction: 9-18g.


   

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