Rhubarb Root and Rhizome （DaHuang）
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【CHANNELS ENTERED】Heart，Large Intestine，Liver，Stomach
Drains Heat and purges accumulations；
Clears Heat, transforms Dampness and promotes urination；
Drains Heat from the Blood；
Invigorates the Blood and dispels Blood Stasis；
Clears Heat and reduces Fire toxicity；
Clears Heat and eliminates Phlegm
Intestinal Heat Excess, with high fever, profuse sweating, thirst, constipation, abdominal distention and pain, delirium, a yellow tongue coat and a full pulse；
Yang-Ming Fu Stage；Qi Level Heat in the Intestines；
Fire from Excess with intense fever, sore throat, and painful eyes and constipation；
Fire toxin sores due to Xue Level Heat, especially with constipation；
Damp-Heat with edema, jaundice, painful urinary dysfunction and acute, hot dysenteric disorders；
Bloody stool either from hemorrhoids or Heat in the Intestines；
Chaotic movement of hot Blood with hemoptysis or epistaxis with constipation；
It can be powdered and administered orally for bleeding in the upper digestive tract；
Blood Stasis with amenorrhea, fixed abdominal masses or fixed pain；
Blood Stasis due to traumatic injury；
Topically or internally for burns or skin lesions (Chuang Yung) due to Heat；
Chronic Accumulation of Phlegm-Heat with cough, dyspnea, mania, disorientation and other symptoms of Phlegm Misting the Heart
Contraindicated in those with Qi or Blood Deficiency who do not have significant accumulation or Blood Stasis.
Contraindicated in those with weak Stomach Qi.
Contraindicated in those with External invasion.
Contraindicated in those with Spleen and Stomach Deficiency Cold.
Contraindicated in those with no Heat and Fire symptoms.
Contraindicated in those with Intestinal obstruction.
Contraindicated in those with nephritis and/or renal stones. Caution with nursing mothers.
Contraindicated in those with abdominal pain of unknown origin.
Contraindicated in those with gout.
Contraindicated in those with hemorrhoids.
Extreme caution during pregnancy, menstruation or postpartum.
Caution with children under 12.
Caution in those with dehydration.
Caution in those with electrolyte imbalance.
Prolonged use of Da Huang may cause loss of potassium, leading to increased toxicity of cardiac glycosides such as digoxin (Lanoxin)