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(harsh expellant)
which herb has the function to drain water downward and drive out thin mucus, as well as disperse swelling and dissipate nodules

Gan Sui - Kansui Radix

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(harsh expellant)
which herb is acrid, hot and toxic

Ba Dou - Crotonis Fructus

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(purgative)
which herb can be used externally to promote lactation

man xiao - natrii sulfas

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(moist lax)
which herb nourishes yin and is primarily used in cases of yin deficiency with constipation

Huo Ma Ren - Cannabis Semen

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(purgative)
which herb can stop bleeding in its charred form

da huang - Rhei Radix et Rhizoma

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(purgative)
what are some situations in which these herbs would be contraindicated

pregnancy, spleen or stomach deficiency

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(purgaitve)
which herb can drain heat from the blood and stop bleeding without causing blood stasis

Da Huang - Rhei Radix et Rhizoma

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(purgatives)
which herb can be used for heat in the stomach and intestines with constipation, as it moistens dryness and softens hardness

Mang Xiao - Natrii Sulfas

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T/F downward draining purgatives can be used for long periods of time

F

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(purgatives)
which herb has the function to kill parasites, strengthen the stomach, and is used for childhood nutritional impairment

Lu Hui - Aloe

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Huo Ma Ren, and Yu Li Ren have what preparation instruction

crush before decocting

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(moist lax)
which herb has the function to promote urination and reduce edema of leg qi or edema with urinary difficulty and constipation

Yu Li Ren - Pruni Semen

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T/F Gan Sui is a violen, cathartic herb that causes one to pass water anally

T

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(harsh expellent)
which herb has the function to warmly unblocks and vigorously purge severe COLD accumulations

Ba Dou