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Euphorbia Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Euphorbia, Kansui Root
Botanical Name
Euphorbia Kansui
Chinese Name
Gan Sui

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Action of Euphorbia

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Parts Used

Root, Leaves, Flowers

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Euphorbia

It may cause Nausea, Vomiting and Abdominal Pain.
Avoid use during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding.
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Euphorbia is root of a plant.
It is perennial.
It grows in a tropical climate.
Best used for Swelling.

In TCM :
Euphorbia Root : Gan Sui

Attention :
Euphorbia is higly toxic. Take it in roasted, boiled or in vinegar extracted form.
Meridians associated : Lung, Kidney and Large Intestine

Antagonistic activity :
Action of Euphorbia and Chinese Liquorice are opposite in nature. They may antidote, cancel, reduce and or adversely affect the prognosis of each other.


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Materia Medica for Euphorbia

Single Herb

Euphorbia for Baldness

Apply milky juice of Euphorbia on head for 30-45 minutes. Wash it with lukewarm water.
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Herbal Treatment For Water Retention 2

Make powder of roasted Euphorbia, Rhubarb root and Sodium Sulphate. Take twice a day.
Caution :
Excess use may cause toxicity.

Herbal Treatment For Ascites 1

Make a decoction of Euphorbia root and Ipomoea Nil seeds. Take it twice a day.
Caution : Overdose may result in to toxicity.
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