Chinese Herb: Mang Xiao (Sodium Sulfate, Mirabilite, Glauber's Salt), Natrii Sulfas
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Chinese Herb: Mang Xiao (Sodium Sulfate, Mirabilite, Glauber's Salt), Natrii Sulfas

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Purgatives

Cold Mang Xiao (Natrii Sulfas)
Channels:
ST, LI.
Properties:
Salty, Bitter, Very Cold
Latin:
Natrii Sulfas
Chinese:
芒硝
Tone Marks:
máng xiāo
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Chinese Herb Actions

  • Removes Accumulation and Reduces Stagnation
    For constipation from stagnant heat and dryness. This herb both moistens and softens.
  • Clears Heat and Reduces Inflammation
    For swollen and red eyes, conjunctivitis, mouth or throat ulcers, mastitis, appendicitis, and swollen skin lesions.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Do not use in cases of Spleen and Stomach deficiency and cold.
  • Do not use in edema cases, in weak or elderly patients, or without excess heat.
  • Also contraindicated during menstruation, pregnancy, and for post-partum patients.

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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 3-9 grams. Dissolve in hot water or take in powdered or pill form.

Chinese Herb Notes

  • Can use topically as a powder.

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:

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