Herbs, purgatives

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Herbs, purgatives
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2014-03-17 00:13:09
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Herbs for purging
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  1. Da Huang
    • offensive, remove stagnation, promote purgation,heat & constipation
    • purge fire, eliminate toxin
    • activate blood circ, remove stag (wine)
    • stop bleeding (charred)
    • Sheng = stronger effect,┬ádecoct later
    • CC: preg/menses/breat feeding
  2. Mang Xiao
    • offensive, stagnation, purgation, heat & const.
    • soften masses, purge fire, for dry stool
    • ext --> mastitis
    • dehydrated white powder marabalite (xuan mingfen)soften masses, purge fire, for dry stoolext --> mastitis
    • crystalline, decoct in hot h20 --> filter (pi xiao) --> boil w/ turnip, take upper part --> mang xiao
  3. Fan Xie Ye
    • offensive, stagnation, purgation, heat & const
    • soak in boiling h20 for oral use
    • tea = 1.5-3g; decoct = 2-6g put later
    • CC: preg, lactation, menses
  4. Lu Hui
    • offensive, stagnation, purgation, heat & const
    • Lv heat, dry constipation
    • infantile malnutrition
    • kill parasite
    • juice --> concentrate --> decocted --> container
  5. Huo Ma Ren
    • Lubricate Int. promote bowel movement
    • dry const in elderly, ppl with weak constitutions
    • more common
  6. Yu Li Ren
    • Lubricate Int. promote bowel movement (weaker)
    • facilitate excretion of water & relieve edema
  7. Gan Cui
    • drastic, toxic, expel fluid
    • most powerful in promoting h20 excretion
    • epilepsy
    • remove from bark, dry in sun, soaked in vinegar
    • CC: weak, preg, Not with Gan Cao
    • 0.5-1g pills/powder --> NO decoction
    • h20 insoluble
  8. Da Ji
    • drastic, toxic, expel fluid
    • less toxic, weaker promote h20 excretion
    • skin problems
    • prep in vinegar
    • CC: weak, preg, No Gan Cao
    • 0.5-1g pills/powder
  9. Yuan Hua
    • drastic, toxic, expel fluid
    • chest & hydrothorax
    • stop cough
    • external --> worms, head tinea
    • CC: preg, weak, No Gan Cao
    • decoction= 1.5-3g; powder= 0.6g

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