Midsummer is the season in which most active ingredients of Chinese herbal medicines are most abundant, timely harvesting, and scientific and rational processing can provide qualified raw materials for the production of proprietary Chinese medicines. Here are some of the medicinal herbs harvested and processed in summer. They are summarized as follows: 1. Beetle worms: The market is always very tight for insects, insects, or other female dry insects of the same genus. In the summer, it is the season when calves are active. Females often gather in cattle, horses, and donkeys to suck blood. Males do not suck blood and only use plant juices. Females usually live in grass and woods. They like sunshine and hot weather. They are more active in daylight. It is distributed throughout the country, with the hottest season in June-August. In places where livestock are gathered, when the locusts are sucking blood from animals, they are patted with large swatters, taking care not to break the body. After shooting, wear a string with a string, dried or dried. 2. Aphid: It is a dry clam shell after the emergence of black cockroaches of the family Aphididae. This species is a sporadic collection in the wild, and the supply is limited. For many years, there has been a supply and demand gap in the market. Mostly distributed in Shandong, Henan, Hebei, Hubei and other places. Long bamboo sticks can be used to gently pick up on the tree. When picking, take care to keep the pod intact. After the collection, wash the soil and dry it. 3. Spotted plover: The dried larvae of the southern great spotted beetle and the yellow and black spotted plague. Is a sporadic collection of wild species, the market supply is very few, the trend is fun. The main production Henan, Guangxi, Anhui, Sichuan, Jiangsu, Hunan and other places. From April to May, it began to be harmed. From July to August, the activity was most intense. There were clusters of foods such as soybean flowers, leaves, peanuts, eggplant leaves, cotton buds, leaves, and flowers. In the morning of July-August, it was caught in the morning when the dew had not dried. Capture gloves and masks to prevent toxins from irritating the skin and mucous membranes. After catching them in a post-bag, heat them with boiling water and take them out to dry. (4) Water fleas: The whole dry leeches, grasshoppers, or leeches of the scorpion family. Originally wild, it has been successfully cultivated. Wild otters live in paddy fields and swamps and suck human and animal blood. They start their activities after spring, and can be caught in summer. After washing, the soil is washed and burned with boiling water, or lime, ash, and wine are used to suffocate. 5, Tianlong: For the gecko family animal toe gecko and the same kind of gecko dry whole. Is a sporadic collection of wild species. The non-toad gecko is distributed in North China, while Gecko gecko is distributed in central and southeastern China, and gills and geckos are distributed in both areas. Dragons often live in secluded places such as between walls and under the armpits. They crawl on the ceilings and walls in the evening and at night, catching insects such as mosquitoes and flies. In the summer, the dragons enter the season. At night, mosquitoes, cockroaches, and moths can be attracted by a purple lamp. The dragons must come out to prey and trap at the same time. After catching, the tails are fixed to the bamboo rafts through the abdominal cavity through the mouth and then used. Lightly dry or dry in a little fire, and be careful not to fall off when catching and processing. 6. Ladybug: For the dry insects of insects, the main insects are Hunan, Henan, Jiangsu, and Anhui. Due to the sporadic collection of wild species, there are not many sources in the market. The ladybugs are active in June-August. They are caught in the early morning when the dew is still dry. The insects can secrete venom and stimulate the skin foam. Therefore, masks and gloves must be worn during capture, and they will be steamed or roasted when captured. Die, then dry. 7, bitter almonds: For the Rosaceae plant apricot or apricot ripe mature seeds, in addition to medicinal purposes, a large number of drinks, food production. Apricots and apricots are distributed in Heilongjiang, Liaoning, Jilin, Hebei, Henan, etc. In the late summer, the fruits are ripened, picked and removed, apricot kernels are collected, and the apricot nucleus is collected. The shells are crushed by machines, and the seeds are selected after screening or water selection. Shattered shells. 8, Scutellaria barbata, Hedyotis diffusa, Houttuynia, Motherwort, etc.: The current market trend is smooth, such species should pay attention to harvest.