Downward-Draining Herbs/Moist Laxatives
Pregnancy, menstruation, lactation, rectal bleeding, deficiency cold of the Spleen/Stomach. Allergic reactions with topical use have been reported.
0.3-1.5g in powder, pills, or capsules. Decoction is not recommended, as this herb tastes terribly bitter and has an offensive smell. Use topically for ringworm, hemorrhoids, and other stubborn itchy skin disorders.
ST, LI, LIV