【Chinese medicine name】 puhuang [English name] Cattail Pollen. 【Source】 Pollen of Typha angustifolia L. from the Poaceae family. 【Plant form】For many years marsh herb. The rhizomes traverse and there are more fibrous roots. Leaves narrowly linear, half amplexicaul. Flowers are small, unisexual,...Send Inquiry
【Chinese medicine name】 puhuang
[English name] Cattail Pollen.
【Source】 Pollen of Typha angustifolia L. from the Poaceae family.
【Plant form】For many years marsh herb. The rhizomes traverse and there are more fibrous roots. Leaves narrowly linear, half amplexicaul. Flowers are small, unisexual, monoecious and gather into a cylindrical, hypertrophic spike; male and female inflorescences are free, male inflorescences are on the upper part, female inflorescences are on the lower parts, and the tepals of female and male inflorescences are all reduced to scale-like or hairy hairs. Male flowers with stamens 2 to 3, hair longer than anthers, a single or 2 to 5 bifurcation at the top, pollen grains solitary; female flowers have small pods, spoon-shaped, and stigma equal length, small pods and style are white. The length of the ear varies greatly, usually shorter than the male inflorescence, and brownish brown. Nuts are small and without grooves. Flowering from June to July, fruiting period from July to August.
[Origin distribution]cattail pollen was born in shallow water. Distributed in Anhui, Jiangsu, Zhejiang and other places.
【Harvesting and Processing】When the flowers are first opened from June to July, they are cut at the top of the male flower buds, dried, and ground to remove impurities such as stems. The resulting pollen with male flowers is called "grass yellow" and then sieved again. Pure pollen obtained, commonly known as "Puhuang."
【Medicine traits】Yellow powder, light weight, floating into the water surface, hand rubbing and smooth sense, easy to attach to your finger. Gas slightly, tasteless. Grass Puhuang is a mixture of pollen and filaments and anthers. The filaments are yellow-brown and not smooth. Under the microscope, the pollen grains were solitary and spherical, with a diameter of 24 to 30 microns. The surface resembled a reticular glyph, and the single germination hole was not obvious.
Pharmacological research has improved myocardial microcirculation, hypolipidemic and atherosclerosis, promote coagulation, excitement of uterine smooth muscle, antispasmodic effect on intestinal smooth muscle, inhibition of cellular immunity and humoral immunity, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti- Allergies, hemolysis.
[chemical composition] cattail pollen mainly contains flavonoids and terpenoids. In addition, it also contains volatile oils, polysaccharides, acids, tyloside, kaempferol, isorhamnetin, naringenin, kaempferol-3- arabinoside, 3-sitosterols, and alkanes.
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