Chinese Medicine

决明子 Cassia Seeds

Cassia

Clear liver heat, improve eyesight and intestines.

Alias       : Grass Cassia, also pupil.

Taste     : Bitter, salty, sweet, slightly cold in nature.

Efficacy : Clearing away heat and improving eyesight, moistening the intestines and laxative.

Usage and dosage: Decoction in water, 9-15 grams.

Use symptoms:

  1. Used for headache, dizziness, constipation, etc.
  2. Used for red eyes, swelling, pain, dark eyes, etc.

Medication guidance:

  1. People with weak spleen and stomach and low blood pressure should take it with caution.
  2. Avoid use for loose stools.
  3. Long-term use may cause intestinal lesions or lead to refractory constipation, should pay attention.
  4. Do not drink grapefruit juice while taking cassia seed, because the naringenin in grapefruit juice can affect the function of certain enzymes in the liver, which can easily cause high blood drug concentration and increase side effects.

Relieving Bloated Decoction:

Atractylodes macrocephala, Angelica, Chrysanthemum sinensis, Cyperus rotundus, Lycium barbarum, Plantago seed, 10 grams each, Bupleurum 6 grams, Green box 12 grams, Hang white peony root, Cassia seed, Prunella vulgaris, Rehmannia glutinosa 15 grams each , Licorice 3 grams. Decoction in water, also can relieve cataracts.

Cassia cistanche porridge: Relieve constipation due to qi deficiency

15 grams of cassia seed, 10 grams of Cistanche, 200 grams of japonica rice. Put the cassia seeds and Cistanche in a pot, add 500ml of water, boil over medium heat, turn to low heat and boil for 10-15 minutes, get the juice, and then cook the porridge with the rice. The cistanche in this porridge moisturizes the intestines and helps accelerate the peristalsis of the intestines and stomach; Cassia seed has the effects of purging and nourishing yin and tonic. Therefore, this porridge has a good alleviating effect on Qi deficiency constipation.

决明子

清肝脏热,明目润肠

别名                : 草决明,还瞳子。

性味                :味苦,咸,甘,性微寒。

功效                :清热明目,润肠通便。

用法用量        :水煎服,9-15克。

使用病症:

  1. 用于头痛眩晕,目赤昏花,大便秘结等。
  2. 用于目赤肿痛,羞明多泪,目暗不明等。

用药指导:

  1. 脾胃虚弱,低血压者慎服。
  2. 大便溏泻者忌用。
  3. 长期服用可能会引起肠道病变或导致难治性便秘,应高度注意。
  4. 服用决明子期间不能饮用西柚汁,因为西柚汁的柚皮素会影响肝脏某种酶的功效,容易造成血液中药物浓度过高而增加副作用。

消障汤

土白术,当归,茺蔚子,香附,枸杞子,车前子各10克,柴胡6克,青箱子12克,石决明,杭白芍,决明子,夏枯草,生地黄各15克,甘草3克。水煎服,能缓解白内障。

决明苁蓉粥 : 缓解气虚性便秘

决明子15克,肉苁蓉10克,粳米200克。将决明子,肉苁蓉放入锅中,加入500毫升水,先用中火煮沸,转小火煮10-15分钟后取汁,再与粳米同煮成粥即可。此粥中肉苁蓉克滋润肠道,帮助肠胃加速蠕动;决明子有泻下及滋阴补虚的作用。因此,此粥对于气虚性便秘有很好的缓解作用。

Cassia

Alias       : Rumput Cassia.

Rasa       : Pahit, asin, manis, sedikit dingin.

Khasiat : Membersihkan panas, meningkatkan penglihatan dan pencahar.

Penggunaan dan dosis: Direbus dalam air, 9-15 gram.

Digunakan untuk gejala:

  1. Digunakan untuk sakit kepala, pusing, sembelit, dll.
  2. Digunakan untuk mata merah, bengkak, sakit, mata gelap, dll.

Panduan pengobatan:

  1. Orang dengan limpa dan perut lemah dan tekanan darah rendah harus berhati-hati.
  2. Hindari penggunaan untuk mencret.
  3. Penggunaan jangka panjang dapat menyebabkan lesi usus atau menyebabkan konstipasi refrakter, sehingga harus diperhatikan.
  4. Jangan minum jus jeruk saat mengambil biji cassia, karena naringenin dalam jus jeruk dapat mempengaruhi fungsi enzim tertentu di hati, yang dapat dengan mudah menyebabkan konsentrasi obat darah tinggi dan meningkatkan efek samping.

Obat meredakan perut kembung:

Rimpang Atractylodes, Angelica, Fuweizi, Cyperus rotundus, Lycium barbarum, Plantago 10g, Bupleurum 6g, Kotak hijau 12g, Shijue Ming, akar peony Hangbai, biji Cassia, Prunella vulgaris, Rehmannia glutinosa masing-masing 15g , Licorice 3 gram. Direbus dalam air, dapat meredakan katarak.

Cassia cistanche bubur: Meringankan sembelit karena kekurangan qi

15 gram biji cassia, 10 gram Cistanche, 200 gram beras japonica. Masukkan biji cassia dan Cistanche ke dalam panci, tambahkan 500 ml air, rebus dengan api sedang, rebus dengan api kecil selama 10-15 menit, ambil jusnya, lalu masak bubur dengan nasi. Cistanche dalam bubur ini melancarkan usus dan membantu mempercepat peristaltik usus dan lambung; Biji Cassia memiliki efek membersihkan yin dan tonik. Oleh karena itu, bubur ini memiliki efek meringankan yang baik pada sembelit kekurangan Qi.

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