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Mang Xiao

Posted by: admin on Feb 22, 2008 - 08:43 PM
Downward Draining

1 TASTE
Salty, bitter and cold


2 MERIDIANS
Stomach and large intestine


3 FUNCTIONS
To purge feces downward; downward; 2. To soften hardness; 3. To clear heat


4 INDICATIONS
1. Constipation. Glauber salt (Mang Xiao)is used with Rhubarb (Da Huang) in the formula Dachengqi Tang.2. Sore throat, ulcerated mouth, red eyes or boils, Glauber salt (Mangxiao) is used with Sodium borate (Pengsha) and Borneol (Bing Pian) for external use.


5 DOSAGE
10-15g


6 COUTIONS
this herb is contraindicated during pregnancy.


Mang Xiao

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