Salty, bitter and cold
Stomach and large intestine
To purge feces downward; downward; 2. To soften hardness; 3. To clear heat
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.
this herb is contraindicated during pregnancy.