Extract Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei Extract Rheum palmatum L. Extract Rheum
tanguticum Maxim. ex Balf. Extract Rheum officinale Baill. Extract
tanguticum Maxim.ex Balf.
Et Rhizoma Rhei (Transverse section)
materials of Rheum palmatum L.
materials of Rheum tanguticum Maxim.ex Balf.
is the dried root and rhizome of Rheum palmatum L., Rheum tanguticum
Maxim. ex Balf. or Rheum officinale Baill. (Fam. Polygonaceae).
To cause catharsis and purge away heat. to reduce heat in blood and
counteract toxicity, and to eliminate blood stasis and stimulate menstrual discharge. Radix
et Rhizoma Rhei (stir-fried with wine): To remove toxic heat from the blood
in the upper portion of the body. Radix et Rhizoma Rhei
(prepared): To purge away heat and remove toxic substances, but with less
cathartic effect. Radix et Rhizoma Rhei (carbonized):
To reduce heat in blood, remove blood stasis, and arrest
Fever with constipation, retention of the feces and abdominal pain; dysentery
with inadequate discharge from the bowels; jaundice caused by damp-heat; spitting
of blood, epistaxis, inflammation of eye and swelling of the throat due to heat
in the blood; appendicitis with abdominal pain; boils, sores and abscess; amenorrhea
due to blood stasis; traumatic injuries; hemorrhage from the upper gastrointestinal
tract. External use for scalds and burns. Radix et Rhizoma
Rhei (stir-fried with wine): Inflammation of the eye, swelling of the throat
and painful swelling of the gums. Radix et Rhizoma Rhei
(prepared): Boils, sores and abscess. Radix et
Rhizoma Rhei (carbonized): Hemorrhage with blood stasis due to heat in
to be decocted for a long time if it is used for catharsis; for external use,
appropriate quantity to be ground into powder for topical application after mixing