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Also Known As:
Chinese Rhubarb, Da Huang, Garden Rhubarb, Himalayan
Rhubarb, Indian Rhubarb, Medicinal Rhubarb, Rhei,
Rhei radix, Turkey Rhubarb. Rheum officinale; Rheum palmatum;
Rheum tanguticum; Rheum australe,
synonym Rheum emodi; Rheum x cultorum,
synonym Rheum rhabarbarum.
Da Huang Properties: BITTER - COLD Dosage: 3 – 12g. RAW = PURGING
Rhubarb Meridian: HEART, LARGE INTETINE,
accumulations, clear heat from blood, invigorates blood
-drain heat/damp – Yang jaundice
-topically for burns, hot
skin, skin lesions (combine with Shi Gao)
Also Used For:
Orally, Da Huang / Rhubarb is used for constipation, diarrhea,
dyspepsia, gastritis, preparation for gastrointestinal diagnostic
procedures after recto-anal surgery, for bowel movement relief when anal
fissures are present, and for hemorrhoids.
For food uses, rhubarb stems are edible. Rhubarb is also used as a flavoring agent.
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