Chinese Herbs: Gan Sui (Kansui Root), Radix Euphorbiae Kansui
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Chinese Herbs: Gan Sui (Kansui Root), Radix Euphorbiae Kansui

Herb 3 of 6
Harsh Expellants

Cold Gan Sui (Radix Euphorbiae Kansui)
Channels:
KI, LI, LU
Properties:
Bitter, Sweet, Cold, Toxic
Latin:
Radix Euphorbiae Kansui
Chinese:
甘遂
Tone Marks:
gān suì
Translation:
Sweet Process

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Drains Fluid Accumulation in the chest and abdomen
  • Used topically for Damp-Heat skin lesions

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

  • This herb is considered toxic.
    (while some Chinese herbs are toxic, it must be noted that many come prepared, or are combined, to mitigate their toxicity)

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:


This herb is incompatible with:

This herb is considered endangered, toxic, or is illegal in the United States