Downward-Draining Herbs/Moist Laxatives
Acrid, Bitter, Salty
Purges the Bowels
Spleen/Stomach deficiency cold, elderly patients, pregnancy, lactating mothers, menstruation.
6-18g. Do not decoct. Add to warm water or strained decoction. To cease lactation, use large amounts of the herb powdered and taped to both breasts with gauze.