Of the plants and crops in the countryside, there are many strange things, like the “bad” on the corn, many people thought that toxic is delicious or not only can cure stomach trouble, the peach gum on the peach tree has the effect of blood raise colour, is known as “civilian bird’s nest”, today introduced this kind of things, is a kind of tumor on long bamboo, called “tabasheer”.
The yellow bamboo and other bamboo swallow nest, sulfur yellow fungus and so on belong to the bamboo after the fungus infection produces the object, after the yellow bamboo is bitten by the wasp and other, the bamboo juice flows out after the infection air dries one kind of lump shape object. Bamboo yellow is irregular tuberculate form is long about 3 centimeters, the surface is shallow pink, have fine grain and the gray dot with the size of needle tip, bamboo yellow is stuck on one side bamboo branch, on the other side uplift has irregular fold, qualitative and loose, cross section shows fan fan slightly, base depression has the remnant branch pole of bamboo.
Zhuhuang is a kind of ascomycete fungi. It mostly grows on the bamboo which is about to wither or is wither, and its main host is arrow bamboo, short spike bamboo, and short spike bamboo. The early stage is white and fleshy, gradually becoming corky and turning red.
The seed of zhuhuang can be used as medicine. It is a traditional medicine, also known as panax notoginseng, bamboo cocoon, bamboo erythrix, bamboo flower, light zhuhuang. Zhuhuang has very good medicinal value, it has the effect of dispelling wind and dampness, activating blood circulation and relieving menstruation, relieving cough and reducing phlegm. It is often used in rheumatism, numbness of limbs, pertussis in children, bruising and other diseases. Zhuhuang bubble wine can treat rheumatism bone pain, limbs numbness, cure rheumatism has very good effect.
Every year in April and may for the growth of bamboo yellow and harvest season, bamboo yellow easy moisture absorption mildew or insect moth, need to be dried after sealed storage. As a medicinal wild bamboo yellow quantity is not much, the price sells 70 yuan a catty. Although bamboos can also be cultivated artificially, their nutritional value is obviously lower than that of wild ones.