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Gan Sui (Kansui Root)

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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

Actions

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

Contraindications and Cautions

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Herb-Drug Interactions

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Toxicity and 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:


Go to the Endangered/Toxic List This herb is considered endangered, toxic, or is illegal in the United States