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WuWeiZi (Chinese Magnoliavine Fruit)---五味子

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It is the ripe fruit of Schisandra chinensis (Turcz.) Baill., family Magnoliaceae. It is usually called “Bei-Wuweizi.” The medicinal material is collected in autumn when the fruit is ripe and dried in the sunshine. The raw form or the fruit steamed with vinegar and honey form is used for medication.

[Medicinal Properties]: Sour, sweet and war; relate to the lung, heart and kidney meridians.

[Medicinal Efficacies]: Astringe and strengthen; benefit qi and promote the production of body fluid; tonify the kidney and calm the mind.

[Clinical Applications]:

  1. Chronic cough and dyspnea resulting from asthenia            It is used for chronic cough and dyspnea resulting from asthenia. It is the essential medicine for the treatment of this kind of syndrome. In treating chronic cough due to deficiency of the lung, it is used in combination with Yingsuke, such as, in the formula Wuweizi Pill. To treat the syndrome of lung and kidney deficiency manifesting as heavy breathing, it is often used combined with Shanzhuyu and Shudihuang, such as, in the formula Duqi Pill. In treating cough and astma caused by lung cold, it should be used together with Mahuang and Xixin, such as in the formula Xian Qinglong Decoction.

      2.Spontaneous perspiration and night sweat     It is used for spontaneous perspiration and night sweating, it is often used in combination with Mahuanggen and Muli.

     3.Emission and spermatorrhea        In treating spermatorrhea, it can be used with Sangpiaoxiao, Fuzi and Longgu. For treating emission while dreaming, it is often used together with Maidong and Shanzhuyu.

     4.Chronic diarrhea               The medicinal is indicated for chronic diarrhea, and it is often used together with Buguzhi, Roudoukou and Wuzhuyu, such as in the formula Sishen Pill.

[Usage and Dosage]: 3-6g. It is taken orally. Also, it is ground into powder 1-3g.

[Precautions]: It is not suitable for those with exterior pathogen factors which have not been eliminated and sthenic heat in the interior, manifesting as cough and measles, in the initial stage.

[Annotation]:

Nan Wu Wei Zi           Nan-WUweizi is from the ripe fruit of Schisandra sphenanthera Rehd. et Wils. Its medicinal properties, efficacies, applications, usage and dosage, are the same as Wuweuzi, and can be used in an equal manner. 

五味子为木兰科植物五味子 Schisandra chinesis (Turcz.) Baill或华中五味子 Schisandra sphenanthera Rehd. et Wils. 的成熟果实。前者习称““北五味子”,主产于东北;后者习称“南五味子”,主产于西南及长江流域以南各省。秋季果实成熟时采取。晒干。生用或经醋、蜜拌蒸晒干用。

       【药性】酸、甘,温。归肺、心、肾经。       
 
【功效】收敛固涩,益气生津,补肾宁心。       
 
【应用】        1.久咳虚喘。本品味酸收敛,甘温而润,能上敛肺气,下滋肾阴,为治疗久咳虚喘之要药。治肺虚久咳,可与罂粟壳同用,如五味子丸(《卫生家宝》);治肺肾两虚喘咳,常与山茱萸、熟地、山药等同用,如都气丸(《医宗己任编》);本品长于敛肺止咳,配伍麻黄、细辛、干姜等,可用于寒饮咳喘证,如小青龙汤(《伤寒论》)。       
 
 2.自汗,盗汗。本品五味俱全,以酸为主,善能敛肺止汗。治自汗、盗汗者,可与麻黄根、牡蛎等同用。       
 
3.遗精,滑精。本品甘温而涩,入肾,能补肾涩精止遗,为治肾虚精关不固遗精、滑精之常用药。治滑精者,可与桑螵蛸、附子、龙骨等同用,如桑螵蛸丸(《世医得效方》);治梦遗者,常与麦冬、山茱萸、熟地、山药等同用,如麦味地黄丸(《医宗金鉴》)。       
 
4.久泻不止。 本品味酸涩性收敛,能涩肠止泻。治脾肾虚寒久泻不止,可与吴茱萸同炒香研末,米汤送服,如五味子散(《普济本事方》);或与补骨脂、肉豆蔻、吴茱萸同用,如四神丸(《内科摘要》)。       
 
 5.津伤口渴,消渴。本品甘以益气,酸能生津,具有益气生津止渴之功。治热伤气阴,汗多口渴者,常与人参、麦冬同用,如生脉散(《内外伤辨惑论》);治阴虚内热,口渴多饮之消渴证,多与山药、知母、天花粉、黄芪等同用, 如玉液汤(《医学衷中参西录》)。       
 
 6.心悸,失眠,多梦。 本品既能补益心肾,又能宁心安神。 治阴血亏损, 心神失养,或心肾不交之虚烦心悸、失眠多梦,常与麦冬、丹参、生地、酸枣仁等同用,如天王补心丹(《摄生秘剖》)。       
【用法用量】煎服, 3~6g;研末服,1~3g。       
 
【使用注意】凡表邪未解,内有实热,咳嗽初起,麻疹初期,均不宜用。       
 
【古籍摘要】        1.《神农本草经》:“主益气,咳逆上气,劳伤羸瘦,补不足,强阴,益男子精”。      
 
  2.《本草备要》:“性温,五味俱全,酸咸为多,故专收敛肺气而滋肾水,益气生津,补虚明目,强阴涩精,退热敛汗,止呕住泻,宁嗽定喘,除烦渴”。       
 
 3.《医林纂要》:“宁神,除烦渴,止吐衄,安梦寐”。       
 
【现代研究】        1.化学成分:北五味子主含挥发油、有机酸、鞣质、维生素、糖及树脂等。种子挥发油中的主要成分为五味子素。      
 
  2.药理作用:本品对神经系统各级中枢均有兴奋作用,对大脑皮层的兴奋和抑制过程均有影响,使之趋于平衡。对呼吸系统有兴奋作用,有镇咳和祛痰作用。能降低血压。能利胆,降低血清转氨酶,对肝细胞有保护作用。有与人参相似的适应原样作用,能增强机体对非特异性刺激的防御能力。能增加细胞免疫功能,使脑、肝、脾脏SOD活性明显增强,故具有提高免疫,抗氧化、抗衰老作用。对金色葡萄球菌、肺炎杆菌、肠道沙门氏菌、绿脓杆菌等均有抑制作用。       
 
 3.临床研究:据报道,以五味子、地龙、鱼腥草煎服,治疗重度哮喘50例效佳(中医杂志,1988,29,9:47)。以五味子制成蜜丸,内服(天津医药,1980,8,11:704);以五味子核仁用乙醇提取,浓缩干燥并制成片剂或胶囊,内服(辽宁中级医刊,1980,9:35); 以五味子粉,分别制成丸,内服(广西中医药,1985,8,6:11)分别治疗慢性肝炎、急性肝炎、以及服用抗精神病药物而引起的GPT升高有良效,但停药后易形成反跳现象。故在GPT值恢复正常后,还需用药1~2周。取五味子、延胡索、黄芪,按1:2:1比例, 制成片剂, 内服,治冠心病34例,获良效(山东中医杂志,1986,5:32)。
 
另外,有用本药治疗神经官能症、克山病等报道。       

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