Yu Mi Hei Fen (Spora Ustilaginis Maydis)
The drug is the drid sorus of Ustilago maydis (DC.)Corda( family Ustilaginaceae ) ,parasitizing on plants of maize, and distributed in the whole of China.
The drug chiefly contains glutamic acid, aspartic acid, argine, lysine, methionine, alanine.indolyacetic acid, ustilaginic acid.
The Effect of Spora Ustilaginis Maydis
Sweet, neutral; liver and stomach meridians entered.
It is used to benefit the liver, stomach and intestines, induce tranquilization, remove stagnation of undigested food, counteract toxicity, cause catharsis; for the prevention and treatment of ulcer of digestive tract; for the treatment of indigestion, insomnia, hepatitis, infantile malnutrition due to digestive disturbance or intestinal parasites.
Dosage and Administrations
Stir-bake it for eating, 3 g is taken each time. It can also be made into pills.
Decoct 15~30 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.