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Herbs

Purging (Chris -EWCNM)

QuestionAnswer
Da Huang properties and organ? Cold,bitter entering HT, ST, LIV, LI
Fan Xie Ye properties and organ? cold, bitter, sweet entering LI
Lu Hui properties and organs? cold, bitter entering ST, LIV, LI
Mang Xiao properties and organ? very cold, bitter, acid, salty entering ST, LI
Da Huang actions? Drains heat and removes heat stagnation, Purges fire and cools blood, Removes blood stasis, Transforms damp to promotes urination
Fan Xie Ye actions? Purges heat and remove stagnation
Lu Hui actions? Purges heat to promote defecation, Cools liver, Kills parasites
Mag Xiao actions? Moistens dryness and softens hard masses, Purges heat to promote defecation, Clears fire and reduces swellings
Which herbs is best for constipation from heat stagnation? Da Huang
Which herb is used with caution in pregnacy, mentration, lactation and SP/ST deficiecies? Da Huang
Which herb is takes as pill and never decocted? Lu Hui
Which herb is never cooked and is dissolved in decoction after cooking? Mang Xiao
What are main properties, organ and actions of purging herbs? bitter, cold herbs enter ST, LI with strong heat clearing properties to treat constipation from excess heat drying the stools?
What patients are purging herbs best for? constipation from excess heat
Created by: cawalte3