The Herbs That Drain Downward Functional Grouping

Our database contains 11 TCM Herbs in the Herbs That Drain Downward functional grouping

  • Purgatives - constipation from interior-heat or interior-cold (both are interior excesses).
  • Moist laxatives - often nuts or seeds, lubricates the intestines; mild in nature - elderly or weakness from febrile disease or from child birth.
  • Harsh expellants - induce diarrhea; only for severe cases - injures the yin and qi; due to stagnation of fluids in thoracic or abdominal cavities or poor water metabolism.

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    • Lu Hui (Dried Aloe Leaf Juice)

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