et Rhizoma Rhei
Bitter in flavour, cold in nature, it acts on the spleen,
stomach, large intestine, heart and liver channels. Bitter
and cold for clearing heat, lowing and sinking downward,
the herb has effects of clearing the bowels, easing the
bowel movement, and releasing stagnation in
gastro-intestinal tract, fire of excess type and toxic
heat, so it is an important herb for constipation due to
accumulation of heat of excess type, and gastro-intestinal
fecal impaction due to heat and to heat. The herb also
acts on blood, heart and liver, removes the pathogenic
heat and toxic material from the blood, promotes blood
circulation to relieve blood stasis, resolves furuncles
and carbuncles due to blood heat, blood stasis, etc. In
addition, it is effective for eliminating dampness and
heat, normalizing function of gallbladder and treating
heat, loosening the bowels, removing heat from the blood,
clearing toxins, promoting blood circulation to relieve
1. Febrile disease and stagnation in gastro-intestinal
tract, with symptoms of high fever, delirium, abdominal
distension, constipation, which are defined as an
excessive heat syndrome in the interior caused by
accumulation of heat in the gastro-inrtestinal tract.
During treatment, it is often used in combination with
mirabilite (Natrii sulphas) and unripen bitter orange (Fructus
Aurantii imaturus) for eliminating heat and loosening the
bowels, and purging down digestive Qi and abdominal
distension. Major Decoction for purging Down Digestive Qi
or Minor Decoction for Purging Down Qi are commonly used.
For constipation of cold stagnant nature, and obdominal
distension and stabbing pain, the Decoction for Warming
the Spleen is usually used in combination. The prepared
lateral root of aconite (Radix Acontii lateralis Preparata)
and Dried ginger (Rhizoma Zingiberis) are used in the
decoction for purging away the damp accumulation, warming
the spleen and loosening the decoction for purging away
the damp accumulation, warming the spleen and loosening
1. Diseases caused by excess of
heat in the interior and toxic heat, such as acute
pharyngitis, acute conjunctivitis, sore throat, etc. It is
often used with the heat clearing and detoxicating drugs
as honeysuckle flower (Flos Lonicerae), coptis root (Rhizoma
Coptidis) and capejasmine (Fructus Gardeniae), coptis root
(Rhizoma Coptidis) and capejasmine (Fructus Gardeniae);
for acute appendicitis or periappendicular abscess and
abdominal pain, mirabite (Natrii Sulphas) and peach kernel
(Semen Persicae) are used in combination; for bleeding due
to blood heat, drugs for removing heat and toxic material,
and hemostatics are used in combination.
3. Amenorrhea or abdominal pain due to blood stasis,
abdominal mass, traumatic ecchymoma. The herbs for
promoting blood circulation and regulating menstruation,
such as Chinese angelicae root (Radix Angelicae Sinensis),
chuanxiong root, peach kernel and ground beetle are used
Damp heat jaundice and excess-heat constipation.
Oriental wormwood (Herba Artemisiae capillaries) and
capejasmine fruit (Fructus Gardeniae) are used in
combination to clear the heat, remove the dampness and
relieve jaundice, as in Oriental Wormwood Decoction. In
addition, it can also be used to treat stranguria and
dysentery caused by damp heat.
Administration: 3-12g, the
unprepared herb has drastic actions of purgation, the
prepared herb have mild actions and the carbonized one is
usually used in hemorrhagic condition.
It should be given cautiously or prohibited for women
during pregnancy, menstruation and breast --feeding
convenience of customers, we offer the Rhubarb
the quick-dissolving granule made through modern
sachet is equivalent to raw herb 6 grams.
The dosage is for
adults, one sachet each time, once a day. Please
put the granule into a cup, then put 50-100ml
boiling water into the cup and stir it with spoon.
You will get some tea, drink it when it is luke-warm.
For children, the dosage should be reduced according
to the weight.
Air ship 50 sachets of Rhubarb
in the form of quick-dissolving granule for your
personal use now at $79.00.
If you would like to
order this raw herb, please go to
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