Zizhucao can be used as medicine. It is a better medicine. It tastes bitter, astringent, and has the effect of removing blood stasis, hemostasis, inflammation and pain relief. Zizhucao leaf can be used to treat vomiting, hemoptysis, hematochezia and other symptoms, external use can be used to treat traumatic bleeding, and its root can be used to treat bruises, swelling and pain, rheumatism and bone pain.
Because there is a hemostatic component called flavonoid condensation tannin in the leaves of zizhucao, it has the effect of removing blood stasis and hemostasis, eliminating inflammation and relieving pain. The injection prepared with the extract of zizhucao can not only increase human platelets, but also shorten bleeding time, clot contraction and thrombin time, which can be used to treat gastrointestinal bleeding, incision bleeding and postoperative bleeding during surgery.
Shizhucao can be antibacterial, for E. coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus and so on has a certain inhibition.