Names Of Gan Sui

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Gan Sui TCM Herb - Materia Medica

  • English Name: Kan Sui Root
  • Pinyin Name: Gan Sui
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How Is Gan Sui Categorized?

Gan Sui Functional Category

Other Relationships For Gan Sui

Channels Influenced

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Our Database Has 11 TCM Herbs In The Herbs That Drain Downward Category

How Is Gan Sui Used Clinically?

Gan Sui Usages and Indications

  • Drains water downward, drives out congested fluid - fluid in the chest and abdomen, general edema; violent passing of water through the anus.
  • Clears heat, reduces swellings - swollen, painful skin lesions due to damp-heat.

Cautions and Contraindications

    • Incompatible with Gan Cao
    • Only for strong individuals.
    • Toxic - nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain.
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How Is Gan Sui Prepared?

Dosage and Preparation Notes For Gan Sui

  • Dosage: 1.5-3g
  • Powder: 0.3-1g

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