Chinese Herbs: Hong Da Ji (Peking Spurge Root or Euphorbia), Radix Euphorbiae seu Knoxiae
Herb 2 of 6
KI, LI, LU
Bitter, Spicy, Cold, Toxic
Radix Euphorbiae seu Knoxiae
hóng dà jĭ
Big Lance From the Capital
Chinese Herb Actions
- Moderates fluid accumulation in the chest and flanks
Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions
- Do not use during pregnancy. This herb has been shown to cause teratogenic (birth defects) effects.
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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 is incompatible with:
- Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae)