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.