Botanical Name: Cannabis Semen
Category: Moist Laxatives
English: hemp seed
Channels Entered: Large Intestine, Spleen, Stomach
Cautions and Contraindications:
- Excessive consumption can lead to nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
Actions and Indicaitons:
- Nourishes and moistens the Intestines: for constipation in the elderly, in the aftermath of a febrile disease, postpartum, and in cases of blood deficiency.
- Nourishes the yin: mildly tonifies the yin and primarily used in cases of yin deficiency with constipation.
- Clears heat and promotes healing of sores: as an auxiliary herb for sores and ulcerations, taken orally or applied topically.