【Chinese medicine name】jiangcan 【English name】Bombyx Batryticatus 【Source】 Bombyx mori L. larvae of the silkworm moth Bombyx mori L. are infected with dead insects of Beauveriabasiana (Bals.) Vaillant. 【Animals】 Male and female adults are densely covered with white scales. The body length is...Send Inquiry
【Chinese medicine name】jiangcan
【English name】Bombyx Batryticatus
【Source】 Bombyx mori L. larvae of the silkworm moth Bombyx mori L. are infected with dead insects of Beauveriabasiana (Bals.) Vaillant.
【Animals】 Male and female adults are densely covered with white scales. The body length is 1.6-2.3 cm. The wingspan is 3.9-4.3 cm. The head is smaller. Compound eye l pair. Mouthparts deteriorate, and the lower lip must be small. The antennae are feather-shaped. Two pairs of wings, fore wings in the middle chest, triangular, larger; hind wings from the chest, smaller; wing surface with white scales. The abdomen of the female was plump and the end was blunt; the male had a narrow abdomen and a slightly pointed tip. The larvae were pale to white in color, while the larvae in the second and third quarters were slightly enlarged and wrinkled. There is a l-corner on the back of section 8 of the abdomen.
【Place of Origin】 Artificial breeding, breeding for 3 generations a year. Distributed throughout the country, mainly south of the Yangtze River.
【Harvesting and Processing】The silkworms that naturally infected with Beauveria bassiana or artificially inoculated and cultured when collecting silkworms are collected, and are absorbed with lime and then dried by drying or simmering.
【Herb traits】 Cylindrical, multi-curved, 2 to 5 cm long and 0.5 to 0.7 cm in diameter. The surface is gray-yellow, with white powder frost-like aerial hyphae and conidia. The head is round and yellow-brown. There are eight pairs of feet on the ventral surface of the body, showing a protuberance. The body section is obvious, and the tail is slightly bifurcated. Hard and brittle, easy to break, flat section, outer white, with 4 bright black or light brown silk gland ring. Slight gas, slightly salty taste.
[Main ingredients] bombyx batryticatus Contain protein, amino acids, fat, ecdysterone, and Beauveriain. Experiments have shown that this product has anticonvulsant, sedative, anticoagulant, hypoglycemic and anticancer effects, and has an androgen-like effect.