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Lu Hui (Aloe Leaf - Dried juice Concentrate)

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Cold Lu Hui (Herba Aloes)
Channels:
LI, LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Herba Aloes
Chinese:
芦荟
Tone Marks:
lú huì

Actions

  • Drains Fire and Reduces Accumulation
    For constipation, headache, dizziness, red eyes, insomnia, and irritability due to heat in the Large Intestine and Liver. This herb can also be used to treat chronic constipation.
  • Kills Parasites and Strengthens Digestion
    For childhood malnutrition especially as a result of roundworm. Also effective in treating ringworm.
  • Used topically for treating burns.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • Contraindicated during pregnancy, menstruation, and cold from deficiency of the spleen and stomach.

Herb-Drug Interactions

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

Toxicity and Overdose

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

Dosage

  • 0.3-1.5 grams. Do not take in tea, use in powder or pill form.
  • Part used: juice from leaves.

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:

 

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