Working with Rhubarb
Rhubarb has bitter, laxative, and heat-clearing properties and is used for constipation, hemorrhoids, and gastroenteritis. It is also used for eruptive skin problems caused by faulty elimination and "damp heat" in the lower intestines.
Rhubarb has a taste of BITTER and a temperature of COLD.
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