The Dragon (also called Syngnathus) pipefish , flutemouth . Is a species of teleost fish, animal classification into families: Syngnathidae . There are about 150 kinds of dragon, also said 200. I owned 25 dragon. With the Dragon A hippocampus Relatives.

Dragon Overview

[origin and habit] sales mainly in Guangdong Yangjiang, Huiyang, Baoan, Haifeng,
 Dragon Dragon
Liaoning Dalian, Lushun, Zhuanghe, sold all over the country, the largest in Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Shandong, Fujian, sales in Taiwan, Pescadores The coastal zone is also producing etc..
[ingredients] Chemical
The dragon with a variety of cystine, protein, fatty acids, steroids and many kinds of inorganic elements. Syngnathus Also contains cholesterol, cholesteryl ketone -4- -3 (Cholest-4-en-3-one). Modern medical research that, the dragon has excitatory effects on the human body function, kidney aphrodisiac effect is very obvious, is a good medicine for treating impotence, its utility is often more than the hippocampus.

Dragon Character identification

 Dragon Dragon
The body is long and slightly flat, middle slightly thick, tapering tail and slightly curved, 20-40 cm long, 2-2.5 cm in diameter in the middle of the head, with long tubular mouth, mouth on both sides of the upper and lower denticulate, two sunken eyes. Surface yellow white or gray brown, yellowish white, dorsal ribs on both sides of a two gray brown ribbon. The central longitudinal ridge above with 5 protruding, below the middle is provided with 4 longitudinal edges, with a rounded projection pattern, and has fine transverse. Hard bone. Gas micro fishy taste salty. In a big, white color, and neat is not broken is preferred.

Dragon type

Dragon Australia Dragon

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Australia is a rare animal
From the ancient and mysterious Australia
Primitive life and modern civilizations
In addition to the koala outside another national treasure species - Australia gold dragon (gold dragon)
Australia Dragon Growth in Australia sea seaweed, adult dragon about a foot long, do not look carefully when they are floating in the water of the seaweed, but a closer look will find that they are really some of the Dragon form.
In fact, the Dragon animal fishes of the genus, it is covered with a layer of armor like skin bone. It has good eyesight, with tiny shrimp and sea fleas for a living, because it has no teeth, so when it saw the food is the small mouth sucked into it.
Like all fish, dragon is spawning, which is different from the male dragon dragon is to complete the course of pregnancy, the mother lays eggs in the male dragon tail, and then left; these eggs in the male dragon tail about five weeks before they hatch.
Little dragon after hatching, can see, can swim, and must find their own food to live independently, because it does not take care of the young father dragon obligation. Little dragon after two years to grow to adulthood.

Dragon Solenognathus hardwickii

Solenognathus hardwickii (Gray)
Gasterosteiformes (Gasterosteiformes) syngnalhidae (Syngnathidae) are more than 150 kinds of hippocampus and related fishes. The body is extremely long and thin, and the hippocampus by bone wrapped by the same ring. With a small mouth, long kiss. Dorsal fin Often, with a small Caudal fin . Because the body length varies according to different species, about 2.5-50 cm (1-20 inch). In warm water, mainly seafood, and some live in or enter fresh water. Very delicate, swimming slowly, often living in seaweed, Zosteraceae Or other Aquatic plant In both feeding and hiding. Taking small aquatic organisms in the mouth. Reproductive behavior In the same, by the male carries the fertilized eggs until hatching. The egg can be adhered on the surface, buried in a spongy tissue area, or contained in the pouch, pouch formed by longitudinal skin folds. Dragon and allied Family solenostomidae (Solenostomidae) for the India Pacific small and rare fish, long kiss fin expand, also carrying the eggs hatch, but by carrying on by the female Pelvic fin The formation of healing pouch.
Marine fish, long and flat shape. Full length 37-50 cm. The body is larger than the width height. The trunk tail in front of five prism, six prism, rear tapering, four prism, tail curl. Fin 41-42; Anal 4; 23 pectoral fins. Bone ring 25-26+56-57. Abdomen The central edge Especially, on the ridge Strong crude Each facet, bone ring center and each are forming a shield between granular spines. Head length, and body axis in the above level, or to form an obtuse angle with the body axis. Around the eyes, kiss and the top of the dorsal ventral tube were rough, back-end granular spine sizes; the neck back is ridge shaped, with 2 cervical spine. Kiss special extended, is about 2 times the length behind the orbital. Big eyes and round eyes, prominent eyes, the interval is less than eye diameter, depression. The nostril on each side of the two, is located in the front edge of the front is very small. Small mouth, anterior. The mouth closed, mouth almost vertically. The two jaw is short, micro expansion. No teeth. The operculum Outstanding, not rising ridge, with obvious radial striae. The gill hole is small, is the hole shape, near the dorsal margin of the head. In the rear of the 1/2 ventral anus. The scales for bone sheet, all are complex pieces of bone, a ring. The trunk and tail side edges are not continuous. The dorsal fin is long, base not uplift, completely on the tail; tail ring began in the first quarter, ended in tenth or 11. No minimum, located behind the anus. Short lateral pectoral fin width, low. No tail. Light yellow body in the trunk, upper edge of bone ring is a row of dark brown spots, the fins pale.
Hi inhabits along the lush seaweed, its habits and reproduction and hippocampus. According to the "Compendium of Materia Medica pickups" records: "it is the male and female, female male yellow, green". Males have pouch in the tail in front of ventral shoulder the responsibilities of juvenile breeding. This product is non edible, for medicinal.

Dragon Syngnathoides biaculeatus

Syngnathoides biaculeatus (Bloch)
The body is long and flat, 20-22 cm in length. Trunk Strong crude Nearly four prismatic, apiculate; tail curl, front rear six prism, diminuendo, four
 Dragon Dragon
Prismatic. The body width is greater than the body height. Dorsal fin 40-41; Anal 5-6; pectoral fin 20-22. Bone ring 16-17+51-53. Head length, and body axis in the horizontal line. The pectoral base in front, with a larger protruding knot, head with a crest on the edge of eye except backward small spines, no thorns. Long kiss and kiss the flat, about 2 times as long as the orbital length behind the. The eyes slightly prominent, the front and back edge straight line flat tube kiss. The body has no scale, complete package in the bone ring. The trunk and tail side edge and side edge is continuous. On the ridges Crudely . In the body a long dorsal fin, the distal ends in a tail ring section 9-10. The anal fin is small, tight in the rear of anus. Short lateral pectoral fin width, low. No tail. body Fresh green Yellow, bright yellow ventral. The side of the body and has a size ranging from fresh ventral macula, rostral and bottom with irregular dark green mesh. Dorsal fin and anal fin and pectoral are green yellow.
Located in the South China Sea, Japan, Philippines, India ocean, the east coast of Africa and Australia in the sea.

Dragon Syngnathus

Syngnathus acus L. (S. schlegeli)
Dorsal fin 35-43; Anal 3; pectoral fin 12-13; Caudal fin 10. Bone ring 19+36-41.
A slender, whip, full length 11-20 cm. The trunk tail seven prism, four prism, tapered rear. Body height and width nearly equal. A long slender pointed head. Kiss is tubular, greater than the head length of 1/2. The operculum In front of uplift, base at 1/3, with a linear uplift ridge, the ridge behind the radiation pattern. No body scales, wrapped in the bone ring. The trunk and tail side edges under lateral continuity, the trunk and tail side in side edge continuous edge. The front surface edges ended in the anus in the abdomen. At the end of a long dorsal fin, ring, ring tail ended in ninth. The anal fin short, tight at the rear of anus. The pectoral fin fan, a low. The caudal fin is long, trailing round. Greenish yellow, yellowish ventral, with numerous irregular dark bands on the body. Dorsal fin and anal fin and pectoral fin pale, dark brown.
Located in China's coastal area, Indonesia, the eastern part of the sea in africa. More than three kinds of raw animal retrieval table:
No fin and tail curl.
Flat body, head and body axis at the same level: Syngnathoides biaculeatus Sygnathoides biaculeatus..
Body cebian, head and body axis to form a large obtuse or right angles Solenognathus hardwickii Solenognathus hardwickii
With the end of the caudal fin, not curly - Syngnathus Syngnathus acus

Dragon Reproduction characteristics

The dragon all year round, usually in 4-9 months between great yield and animal in the world is mostly by female body to reproduction, but the dragon on the contrary, they "procreate" is the "father". Xiong Hailong is about two by the ventral tail skin fold formed pouch, mating female dragon eggs in the male dragon "bag", egg bag in fertilization hatching. After about more than and 10 to 20 Yu Tian, little dragon was born, but it does not leave the "father", has been the "father" of care.
Usually, the male dragon tail down, mouth opened, small dragon one by one from the bag out, if there is a small dragon quickly heard the wind sways grass, into the bag, the bag will automatically shut down, to ensure the safety of their lives. This small dragon "father" hardships and great love. However, when the small dragon can live freely in the sea, their parents do not bear the obligation of feeding their children, a small dragon can live foraging, chasing small creatures in the sea to feed themselves.

Dragon utility

Taste and function A hippocampus The same, but the power is strong.
[taste]: salty sweet, warm
"Medicine data compilation": "sweet, warm, non-toxic."
"Chinese Herbal Medicine Handbook": "salty."
"Traditional Chinese Medicine Identification Manual": "sweet salty, warm."
[indications]: kidney impotence, impotence.
"Outline supplements": "double the hippocampus, which you Jie effect."
"Modern practical grass": "strong medicine, exciting role for the elderly and infirm of weak nerves. Through the treatment of blood gas."
"Traditional Chinese Medicine Identification Manual": "kidney impotence, impotence, infertility."
Clinical application of "medicine" (Dragon soup): cure scrofula (chronic lymphadenitis, lymph node tuberculosis), gall (simple goiter): Dragon 9g, mushrooms (even foot) 18G, Porphyra 9g, jujube 31g. Shuijianbi.
"Qingdao Handbook of Chinese herbal medicine in treating traumatic injuries:" dragon drying research, each serving 3G, warm wine to send clothes.
"Shandong" medicinal animal: cure women with uterine contractions and dystocia unable to boil water, dragon 9g, Yellow Wine into half a cup.

Dragon Processing and usage

[] Dragon: processing water brush net, cut or crushed. Wine Dragon: dragon net, with Yellow Wine moistening, baked until crisp yellow into the fire.
[meridian] liver; kidney
[usage]: oral decoction, 3-9g; at the end of the research, 1.5-3g. External use: the amount, at the end of the research with application.
[note] pregnant women and Yin Huo Wang, who shall be forbidden for exopathy.
The [discussion]
1 "outline supplements" twice: hippocampus. The birth of Jie you.
2 "modern practical medicine": strong medicine, exciting role for the elderly and infirm of feeble spirit. Treatment of blood.
3 "traditional Chinese Medicine Identification Manual": kidney yang. The treatment of impotence, infertility.

Dragon Common compatibility

1, the dragon with Tu silk: silk Tu dragon kidney yang, Yang Yin Zi, Gujing shrink urine. Two drugs with strong power, and stronger, with the treatment of kidney deficiency impotence, spermatorrhea, infertility etc..
2, the dragon with walnut and Dragon: warming kidney to treat asthma, cough and lung Renwen walnut, both combined, played a total of Bushenyifei Dingchuan power, with the treatment of asthenia of kidney qi is not.
3, Dragon: Dragon with leech can Ruanjiansanjie swelling, promoting blood circulation and removing blood stasis can leech. Two with the use of drugs, played a total of huoxuexiaozheng power, with the treatment of abdominal masses.

Dragon Pro forma

"Mirror": "the vast grass dragon is in the hippocampus, four long, five inches to a foot range, are long, straight tail does not ring, especially medicine skill times, although the same class, a slightly different shape. It also has Guangzhou, South China sea. Body, body jade
 Dragon Dragon
Color, compared with the bamboo shaped, thick, light Ying Cheng also Jiapin panache."
"Outline supplements": "Chiqian" set ", the dragon, Penghu Macao, winter double jump beach, fisherman's catch, number of treasures, and like a dragon, no teeth, claws, big feet, medicine. "The history", it is the female, male and females are yellow, green."
This product is less commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine, was contained in the "Compendium of Materia Medica pickups", listed as a traditional Chinese media department, the kidney yang treasures. "Outline supplements" records: "dragon, Penghu Macao, winter double jump beach, fisherman's catch, number of treasures." The original animal product of this city is Solenognathus hardwickii , Syngnathoides biaculeatus and Syngnathus Three.

Dragon Sampling

All year round, usually in 4-9 months when the output is larger, the fishermen caught together with fish, washed and dried, or removed outside the black film and viscera, washed and dried.

Dragon Medicinal materials and production

This product is removed or not removed all dry dragon viscera.
This product is less commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine, was contained in the "Compendium of Materia Medica pickups", in the media department. The original animal product of this city of Diao Hailong, pipefish, Syngnathus and quasi three. Usually in the summer and autumn season two fishing can be properly processed. A warm, sweet, with Wenshen impotence, detumescence and other effects, mainly used for the treatment of impotence, mass accumulation, traumatic injury, abscesses and other diseases.