The cypress tree (also known as the horse’s head) is a herbaceous plant, 50-80cm tall, with few branches; alternate, heart-shaped or triangular leaves; uneven toothed margin, with stiff and short hairs on both sides; fruit double, ovoid, with two sharp horns at the tip and covered with thorns, for medicinal use must choose old firm fruit, dark yellow, thorny, with two seeds inside, oily, free from mold and crumbs broken.
It grows wild in many rural and mountainous areas. Young children often pick them and treat them as toys. But adults are very uncomfortable because they are very clingy to clothes.
It grows wild in many rural and mountainous areas.
“In the past, people thought that spear ear was a wild plant and had no effect. So they don’t mind, when the tree grows well, they will cut off the garden or the road with a knife and sickle. But in fact, they are an herb with many good effects for human health,” said Ngoc Nga (34 years old, Hung Yen).
According to Ms. Ngoc Nga, the spear ear is the dried or dried fruit part of the spear ear tree. And since ancient times, they have been used as a valuable medicine in the famous traditional remedies for sinusitis, allergic rhinitis. Many of these remedies are still handed down to this day and have been developed into effective sinus remedies.
The fruit contains many sesquiterpene lactones, vitamin C and glucose, Beta – sitosterol Beta – D – glucoside… has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects against staphylococcus, some typical fungi such as Candida albicans… the main causative agents of acute and chronic sinusitis.
Since ancient times, the fruit has been used as a valuable medicine in the famous traditional remedies for sinusitis and allergic rhinitis.
“They can also be used as medicine, effective in preventing allergies, anti-inflammatory, treating boils, sores, urticaria, goiter, joint pain, leg cramps, headache, sore throat, dysentery… Soaking in decoction from the fruit can cure toothache, hair fungus, ringworm…”, the Hung Yen woman said.
Although in Vietnam, commercial eardrums are not commonly used, but in China, they are very expensive after processing, which can be up to 500 yuan (about 1,700,000 VND)/kg. Even people want to buy is difficult. “If people know how to take advantage of this wild fruit, people will earn a lot of money and improve the economy. However, in my hometown, this fruit is only considered a wild fruit, used as a toy for young children, “said Ngoc Nga.
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