Chinese Herbs: Hong Da Ji (Peking Spurge Root or Euphorbia), Radix Euphorbiae seu Knoxiae
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Chinese Herbs: Hong Da Ji (Peking Spurge Root or Euphorbia), Radix Euphorbiae seu Knoxiae

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Harsh Expellants

Cold Hong Da Ji (Radix Euphorbiae seu Knoxiae)
Channels:
KI, LI, LU
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Cold, Toxic
Latin:
Radix Euphorbiae seu Knoxiae
Chinese:
红大戟
Tone Marks:
hóng dà jĭ
Translation:
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.

Herb-Drug Interactions

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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:

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