Semen Lablab Album(White Hyacinth Bean).

TCM Herbalism:Medicinals and Classifications. ✵The TCM herbalism is also known as pharmaceutics of Traditional Chinese Medicine, or Chinese pharmaceutics, is the branch of health science dealing with the preparation, dispensing, and proper utilization of Chinese herbs. It is majorly composed of Introduction of Chinese Medicinals, Classification of Chinese Herbs, Formulas, and Patent medicines.

Classifications of Herbs:Qi Tonics,Herbs for Replenishing Qi.

 TCM Herbs Icon14 Introduction: Qi Tonics,herbs for replenishing Qi: also known as Qi-tonifying herbs, an agent or substance that tonifies Qi, used in treating Qi deficiency.

Classifications of Herbs.

 TCM Herbs Icon 14 Introduction: The Qi Tonics, herbs for replenishing Qi are known including:, , , , , , , , , , , , , .

 ✵Till the date Oct 10th,2019, there are totally [14] kinds of common TCM herbs, [27] kinds of related plant species, are recorded in this category. These Qi Tonics,Herbs for Replenishing Qi are briefly introduced separately:

Semen Lablab Album(White Hyacinth Bean).

 Semen Lablab Album Brief Introduction: The herb Semen Lablab Album is the dried ripe seed of Dolichos lablab L.(family Leguminosae), used to strengthen the spleen and resolve dampness for the treatment of (1).weakness of the spleen and stomach with anorexia, loose stools, and leukorrhagia, and (2).vomiting and diarrhea due to summer dampness. The herb is commonly known as Semen Lablab Album, White Hyacinth Bean, Bái Biǎn Dòu.

 ✵The official herbal classics and other famous herbal classics defined the herb Semen Lablab Album(White Hyacinth Bean) as the dried ripe seed of the species (1). Dolichos lablab L. It is a plant of the Lablab genus, the Leguminosae family of the Rosales order. This commonly used species is introduced as:

 Dolichos lablab L. (1).Dolichos lablab L.: It is commonly known as Biǎn Dòu. Perennial herb, twining vine. The entire plant is almost glabrous, stem length is up to 6 meters, often pale purple. Pinnately compound leaves with 3 lobules; Toleolate, lanceolate; Stipules small linear, 3~4 mm long; Lobules broadly triangular-ovate, 6~10 cm long, ca. As long as a face, lateral lobules unequal on both sides, oblique, apex acute or acuminate, base subtruncated.

 Racemes erect, 15~25 cm long, raceme axis stout, pedicels 8~14 cm long; 2 Bracteoles, suborbicular, 3 mm long, deciduous; 2 Flowers at most clusters on each node; Calyx campanulate, ca. 6 mm, upper 2-lobed teeth somewhat united, lower 3 nearly equal; Corolla is white or purple, flag round, two long erect appendices on both sides of the base, two ears below appendage, wing broadly obovate, ears are truncated, keel flap right angle bent, base tapering into flap stalk; Ovary linear, glabrous, style longer than ovary, not more than 90° bent, flat on one side, inner margin near top hairy.

 Dolichos lablab L. Pod is oblong-falcate, 5~7 cm long, the widest near apex, 1.4~1.8 cm wide, flat, straight or slightly dorsiventrally curved, apex with curved beak, base tapering; 3~5 seeds, flat, oblong, white in white flower species, purple-black in purple flower species, navel linear, about 2/5 long around the seed. Its flowering period is from April to December.

 Dolichos lablab L. Ecological environment: The suitable germination temperature of seeds is 22~23 °C, and the plants can withstand the high temperature around 35 °C. Developed and strong root system, strong drought tolerance, wide adaptability to the soil, in good drainage and fertile sandy soil or loam planting yield significantly. Lentils are mainly distributed in the whole tropical and subtropical warm areas. Lentils are widely distributed in China. It is cultivated all over the country. They are cultivated more in the south of the Yangtze River. Because the lentil is a small crop, it is suitable for the garden cultivation or sporadic cultivation.

 Trait identification:This product is oblate oval or oblate oval, 8~13 mm long, 6~9 mm wide, about 7 mm thick. The surface is yellowish-white or yellowish, smooth, slightly lustrous, edge of one side has raised white eyebrow kind mound. Qualitative hard. Seed coat is thin and crisp, 2 cotyledons, thick, yellow-white. Light smell, taste light, chewing bean smells.


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