Chinese: da huang
English: rhubarb root and rhizome
Pharmaceutical: Rhei Radix et Rhizoma
Properties: Bitter, cold
Standard Species: Rheum palmatum L., Rheum tanguticum Maxim. Ex Balf., Rheum officinale Baill., Rheum correanum Nakai
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