Fan Xie Ye (Senna) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

  • English Name:  Senna
  • Pinyin Name:  Fan Xie Ye
  • Drains downward, guides out stagnation - constipation due to heat.
  • Can also be used as a diet tea (1.5-3g).
Functional Grouping (See All)
  • Herbs That Drain Downward

  • Dosage and Preparation Notes
    • Dosage: 3-9g (Cook less than 5 minutes)
    Channels/Meridians Influenced (See All)

     ◦ Large Intestine

    Associated Temperature and Taste (See All)

     ◦ Cold (Han) ◦ Bitter (Ku) ◦ Sweet (Gan)

    Contraindication Notes:
    • Avoid During Pregnancy, During Nursing, and During Menstruation


    Herbal Formulas Which Include Fan Xie Ye

    Below you will find Traditional Chinese Medicine herbal formulas which contain Fan Xie Ye (in alphabetical order). You May click on the name of the formula for more details or click on any of the products from our store to read usage information or to purchase a particular formula.

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