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Compos 2 Herb Review

Jeremy Pulsifer things to know

QuestionAnswer
Ren Shen tastes sweet, slightly bitter, slightly warm
Ren Shen channels LU, SP
Ren Shen actions Strongly tonifies the basal qi, Tonifies the Lungs (wheezing, SOB), Strengthens the Spleen (& ST), Generates fluids and stops thirst, "Benefits the Heart qi and calms the spirit" (palp, anxiety,insomnia, forgetfulness, restlessness "d/t Q&B xu"))
Mai Men Dong Tang Used for Lung Atrophy (Fei Wei)
Mai Men Dong Tang Coughing and spitting of saliva, wheezing, shortness of breath, a dry and uncomfortable sensation in the throat, a dry mouth, a dry, red tongue with little coating, and a deficient, rapid pulse.
Mai Men Dong Tang Lung Atrophy d/t heat from deficiency of the Stomach fluids or yin
Mai Men Dong Tang Often dispensed to persons after suffering from a long standing respiratory illness, such as pulmonary TB or chronic bronchitis (also esophageal reflux?)
Herbs that Calm the Fetus Du Zhong (!!)
Herbs that Calm the Fetus Xu Duan (!!)
Herbs that Calm the Fetus Bai Zhu (!!)
Herbs that Calm the Fetus Ai Ye √
Herbs that Calm the Fetus Huang Qin √
Herbs have the ability to moderate the toxicity of other herbs Gan Cao √, Sheng Jiang √, LU DOU (!!)
Dispels Wind Dampness (Bi) and alleviates pain in the upper limbs Sang Zhi (Mori Ramulus)
Sang Zhi tastes bitter, sweet and slightly cold
Sang Zhi channels LR only!
Breaks up the six types of stagnations (Liu Yue Ju Wan
A formula commonly used for depression by many patent companies Yue Ju Wan
Elements of Yue Ju Wan Qi (Xiang Fu), Blood (CX), Food (Shen Qu), Damp (Cang Zhu), Phlegm (Cang Zhu), Heat (Zhi Zi)
Wen BIng. What are the Four Levels? Wei, Qi, Ying, BLood
Formula for Wei level heat Yin Qiao San (??)
Formula for Qi level heat White Tiger (Bai Hu Tang)
Formula for Ying level heat Qing Ying Tang
Formula for Blood level heat Xi Jiao Di Huang Tang
Chief herbs of Yin Qiao San Honeysuckle and forsythia: Jin Yin Hua, Lian Qiao
Chief herbs of Bai Hu Tang (4 ingredients) Shi Gao is chief (Zhi Mu is Deputy), Geng Mi, ZGC
Chief herbs of Qinq Ying Tang Rhinoceros horn is chief (ridiculous that we are tested on this)
Chief herbs of Xi Jiao Di Huang Tang (4 ingredients) Rhinoceros horn, Sheng Di, MDP, Chi Shao
Clears Liver Heat/Fire to benefit eyes Ju Hua
Clears Liver Heat/Fire to benefit eyes Jue Ming Zi
Clears Liver Heat/Fire to benefit eyes Gou Qi Zi
Clears Liver Heat/Fire to benefit eyes Xia Ku Cao (!!:)
Clears Liver Heat/Fire to benefit eyes Man Jing Zi
Clears Liver Heat/Fire to benefit eyes Chan Tui
Mu Li channels LR-KD
Mu Li tastes Salty, cool, ASTRINGENT
Mu Li Settles and calms the spirit, benefits the yin (??), anchors the floating yang, prevents leakage of fluids, softens hardness, dissipates nodules.
Extremely important formula for tonifying KD yin & KD yang Jin Gui Shen Qi Wan (Kidney Qi Pill from the Golden Cabinet)
What 2 herbs tonify KD, LR, SP in Jin Gui Shen Qi Wan (Kidney Qi Pill from the Golden Cabinet)? KD, Shu Di; LR, Shan Zhu Yu (!!); SP, Shan Yao
What are the 3 herbs of Jin Gui Shen Qi Wan (Kidney Qi Pill from the Golden Cabinet) that drain Deficiency/Vacuity Heat? Ze Xie, MDP, and.... Fu Ling (!!!???)
What are the 3 herbs of Jin Gui Shen Qi Wan (Kidney Qi Pill from the Golden Cabinet) that Rouse the Yang? Rou Gui (sometimes Gui Zhi is substituted) and Fu Zi
Si Wu Tang Shu Di, DG, Bai Shao, CX
What does Si Wu Tang change to in Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang? Sheng Di, Chi Shao (CX, DG)
(What are the herbs in Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang besides Tao Hong Si Wu Tang? 3+1; Chai Hu for upward motiong. Niu Xi for downward motion. Zhi Ke for sideways motion. ZGC
(How do the doses of the 4 herbs in Si Wu Tang relate to each other? Which 1 or 2 stand(s) out? Min. dose of all is 9g except for CX (3-6g). Max dose for Shu Di is 21g!! (Max for Bai Shao & DG is 15, 12).
(How do the doses of the 4 herbs in Si Jun Zi Tang relate to each other? Which 1 or 2 stand(s) out? The big SP herbs (Bai Zhu, Fu Ling) are both 6-9g. Ren Shen and ZGC doses start at 3g. (Ren Shen 3-9, ZGC 3-6)
(According to standard dose ranges for herbs in Si Jun Zi Tang, max dose of all herbs could reach 9g (more likey for Bai Zhu and Fu Ling) except one. Which is it and what is max dose? ZGC (3-6g)
(What 2 herbs are added to Si Jun Zi Tang to make Liu Jun Zi Tang? the "Er Chen": Ban Xia & Chen Pi
(What are the doses of Ban Xia and Ju Hong (Chen Pi) in Er Chen Tang? 5g
(Besides Ban Xia, Chen Pi and the 3G, what other ingredient is there in Er Chen Tang? Wu Me (!!) 1 piece
(What are the herbs in Si Ni San? Chai Hu (9-12), Zhi SHI (9-12), Bai Shao (12-24), ZGC (6-9)
(What are the chief and deputy in Ping Wei San? Cang Zhu, Hou Po.
(Besides Cang Zhu, Hou Po, and the 3G, what else is in Ping Wei San? Chen Pi
(True or False. Ping Wei San is really just Cang Zhu & Hou Po with the 3 gypsies and the 3 candies. True
Know your DIARRHEAS! Which formula for diarrhea d/t SP xu with Dampness? Shen Ling Bai Zhu San
Know your DIARRHEAS! Which formula for diarrhea d/t LR-SP "disharmony," e.g., IBS? Tong Xie Yao Fang (Painful Diarrhea Important Formula)
Know your DIARRHEAS! Which formula for diarrhea d/t qi stagnation in MJ with Damp Cold? Ping Wei San
What are the ingredients of Ping Wei San again? Cang Zhu, Huo Po, 3G and 3C
Know your DIARRHEAS! Which formula for diarrhea d/t Damp Heat in the Stomach and Intestines? Bai Tou Weng Tang (Pulsatilla Decoction)
Know your DIARRHEAS! Which formula for (Wu Geng Xie) diarrhea d/t Kidney yang xu? Si Shen Wan (Four Miracle Pill)
What are the Four Miracles in Si Shen Wan? 1 Yang Tonic 2 S&B, 1 Interior Warmers: Bu Gu Zhi, Rou Dou Kou, Wu Wei Zi, Wu Zhu Yu. (Plus Sheng Jiang and Da Zao.)
Xiao Hui Xiang Fructus Foeniculi
Xiao Hui Xiang Warm Interior
Xian Mao (??) Rhizoma Curculigini
Xian Mao Acrid, hot and toxic. Often used for infertility or impotence due to Kidney Yang deficiency.
Xian Mao combined with Yin Yang Huo to make the famous Two Immortals (Er XIan Tang) formula
Er XIan Tang tonify Kidney Yang and nourish Kidney Essence
Jing Jie (Herba Schizonepetae= Warm Acrid Release Exterior, but only SLIGHTLY warm, and thus can be used for either Wind Cold or Wind Heat
These 2 WARE (but only slightly warm) herbs are combined (as 2 of the 4 chiefs) in Xiao Feng San to release wind and can stop itching (they vent rashes to the surface). Jing Jie + Fang Feng
These 2 WARE (but only slightly warm) herbs are combined (as 2 of the 4 chiefs) in Xiao Feng San. What are the other 2 (CARE) chiefs? Niu Bang Zi and Chan Tui
Know your "Order the Qi" formulas! If Da Cheng Qi Tang is Da Huang, Mang XIao, Zhi Shi, Hou Po, which one is only Da Huang & Mang Xiao (plus ZGC)? Tiao Wei Cheng Qi Tang (Regulate the Stomach and Order the Qi)
Know your "Order the Qi" formulas! If Da Cheng Qi Tang is Da Huang, Mang XIao, Zhi Shi, Hou Po, which one is formed by merely removing the Natrii Sulfas (Glauber's salt)? Da Cheng Qi Tang minus Mang Xiao= Xiao Cheng Qi Tang
Rare B,A,slW "Nourish the Heart/Calm the Spirit" entry. (Channels HT &LU!) Yuan Zhi (Radix Polygalae)
Treats "phlegm misting the orifices of the Heart," presenting as emotional and mental disorientation Yuan Zhi (Radix Polygalae)
Chinese means "Far reaching intention" or Aspiration Yuan Zhi (Radix Polygalae)
Helps the Kidneys to grasp the Qi Bu Gu Zhi (Fructus Psoralae)
Tonifies the Kidneys and fortifies the Yang, stabilizes the essence and reserves urine, tonifies and warms Spleen Yang Bu Gu Zhi (Fructus Psoralae)
Know your "Order the Qi" formulas! What are the 2 ingredients of Da Cheng Qi Tang besides Da Huang and Mang Xiao? Zhi Shi, Hou Po
Know your "Order the Qi" formulas! How many ingredients in Da Cheng Qi Tang? What are they? Da Huang, Mang Xiao, Zhi Shi, Hou Po
Is Gui Zhi in Ma Huang Tang? Yes
Ingredients to Ma Huang Tang: Ma Huang plus... Gui Zhi, Xing Ren, ZGC
How ridiculous: what to add to Ma Huang Tang for Lung heat with "nasal flaring?" Shi Gao
Gui Zhi Tang (you know the ingredients thanks to WenChiang Pai) Gui Zhi, Bai Shao, 3G
Gui Zhi Tang: which 2 ingredients "protect the Yin?" the 2 sour ones: Bai Shao, Da Zao
Take Gui Zhi Tang, add Ma Huang , Ban Xia and Xi Xin. Change the Sheng Jiang to Gan Jiang. Change the Da Zao to Wu Wei Zi, what do you have? Xiao Qing Long Tang
Indication for Xiao QIng Long Tang? F/c with copious, white, "stringy" sputum. Difficult to expectorate.
Stupid formula: Chai Ge Jie Ji Tang. What is it supposed to be good at? WInd Cold "trapped in the muscle layer"
Chief herb in Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao San (you'll never guess) Bo He!! I kid you not.
Deputy herbs in Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao San CX, Bai Zhi (for the periorbital area), Qiang Huo (for the occiput area)
The chief herbs of Cang Er Zi Wan are Cang Er Zi and Xin Yin Hua. Is Bai Zhi one of the deputies? Yes, to open the orifices (??), disperse Wind-Damp, promote discharge of pus
The chief herbs of Cang Er Zi Wan are Cang Er Zi and Xin Yin Hua. Is Bo He one of the deputies? Yes, to clear eyes and head
Ren Shen Bai Du San: “Hu hu! Huo huo….Ke-ling ren gan is sooo bo-chuan, jie!” What herbs are these? Chai HU, Qian HU, Qiang HUO, Du HUO. Zhi KE, Fu LING, REN Shen, GAN, BO He, CHUAN Xiong.
Ren Shen Bai Du San v. Huo Xiang Zheng Qi San: which one for pre-existing qi xu? Duh. Ren Shen Bai Du San
Ren Shen Bai Du San v. Huo Xiang Zheng Qi San: which one for pre-existing dampness? Duh. Huo Xiang Zheng Qi San
Ren Shen Bai Du San v. Huo Xiang Zheng Qi San: Which one for F/C and body aches and pain with LOW VOICE and (deficiency) sweating? Ren Shen Bai Du San
Ren Shen Bai Du San v. Huo Xiang Zheng Qi San: which one for F/C with alot of dampness (blocking qi mechanism) and rebellious qi signs: nausea, vomit, diarrhea? Huo Xiang Zheng Qi San
Nourishes the yin, clears heat, induces sweating, and releases the exterior Jia Jian Wei Rui Tang
Yu Zhu, Cong Bai, Jie Geng, DDC, Bo He, Bai Wei, Gan Cao, Da Zao Jia Jian Wei Rui Tang
J Ginsberg loves this: "Used after improper treatment of an exterior disorder with purgatives" Ge Gen Huang Lian Qin Tang
Ingredients of Ge Gen Huang Lian Qin Tang? Ge Gen, Huang Lian, Huang Qin, ZGC
This is stupid: "Fever, sweating, thirst, dysenteric diarrhea with foul-smelling stools and a burning sensation around the anus, a sensation of heat in the chest and epigastrium, possible wheezing, a red tongue with yellow coat and a rapid pulse." Ge Gen Huang Lian Qin Tang
Clear Qi Level Heat Bai Hu Tang
Clear Wei Level Heat (Wind Heat formulas)
Clear Ying Level Heat Qing Ying Tang
Clear Blood Level Heat XI JIAO Di Huang Tang
Ingredients of Bai Hu Tang Shi Gao, Zhi Mu, rice & licorice
Formula for dreaded SCARLET tongue Qing Ying Tang
Ingredients of Xi Jiao Di Huang Tang (Xi Di Chi Pi) Xi Jiao, SHENG di Huang, Chi Shao, MDP
Clear Tai Yang pathogen Ma Huang Tang (and others)
Clear Yang Ming pathogen Bai Hu Tang
Clear Shao Yang pathogen Xiao Chai Hu Tang
Clear Tai Yin pathogen Li Zhong Wan
Clear Shao Yin pathogen Si Ni TANG (not San)
Chief herb in Si Ni Tang Fu Zi
Chief herb in Si Ni San Chai Hu (Bai Shao, Zhi Shi, Hou Po)
Clear Jue Yin pathogen (??) Wu Mei Wan (roundworm??)
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