Da Huang

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Common Names:
Chinese Rhubarb, Rhubarb Rhizome, Turkish Rhubarb, Rhubarb Root, Amla Vetasa

Botanical Name: Rheum Palmatum
Chinese / Pin Yin Name: Da Huang

When to Use Rhubarb Root:
Rhubarb root is primarily used in herbal medicine for its powerful medicinal properties. It is commonly utilized to address various health issues such as digestive problems, high cholesterol, inflammation, and even weight loss. This versatile root can be used as a supplement or brewed into a tea for maximum benefits.

How to Use Rhubarb Root:
To extract the therapeutic benefits of rhubarb root, it can be consumed in various forms like capsules, powders, tinctures, or teas. For digestive issues, steeping rhubarb root in hot water to make a tea can be effective. It is crucial to follow recommended dosages and consult a healthcare professional before incorporating rhubarb root into your routine.
Da Huang Dosage: Consult your healthcare provider for your correct dose.
Da Huang Precautions: Do not use if nursing or pregnant.

Da Huang Benefits & Information

Da Huang is a traditional Chinese medicinal herb to drain dampness, invigorate blood, dispel blood stasis, and reduce fire toxicity.  Da Huang benefits the throat, supports skin health and promotes normal bowel function.  It has astringent, purgative and antiseptic effects.

What Are the Properties of Rhubarb:

  • Rhubarb root is rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that contribute to its therapeutic properties.
  • It possesses anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and digestive properties due to compounds like anthraquinones and polyphenols.
  • It contains compounds such as anthraquinones and tannins, which exhibit anti-inflammatory and laxative effects.
  • Rhubarb is known for its high fiber content, which supports digestive health by promoting regular bowel movements and alleviating discomfort.

Da Huang Properties: 
Bitter, Cold

Da Huang Channels / Meridians:  Large Intestine, Liver, Spleen
Da Huang Naturally Occurring Components:  chrysophanol, rheumemodin, sennoside, herterodianthrome, chrysophanein, catechin, rhatannin, 2-O-Cinnamoyl - l,6-di-O-galloyl-β -D-glucoside

Herbs That Combine With Da Huang

Apricot Kernel     Patchouli     Notoginseng     Scutellaria Baicalensis    Amber 


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    Herbal Information for Da Huang in Cut Form Common Names: Chinese Rhubarb Botanical Name: Rheum Palmatum Channels/Meridians:  Large Intestine, Liver, Spleen Pin Yin Name: Da Huang Other Names: Rhubarb Rhizoma Other Ingredients: None, noth…

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