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Lesson 1

Name the humors. Yellow bile, black bile, phlegm and blood.
Name the tridoshas. Pitta, vata and kapha.
Name the somatotypes. Ectomorph, mesomorph and endomorph.
In Chinese medicine, health is created through the balance of what? Yin & yang, Qi & blood.
Name the 5 different categories in TCM used to describe the temperature of herbs. Hot(re), cold(han), warm(wen), cool(liang) and neutral(ping).
Name the 3 major healing systems which utilize herbal medicine. Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Traditional European Medicine.
What is the Hygeia principle? The idea that optimum health is created by practicing healthful living practices daily, leading to a long and happy life.
What is the Asclepias principle? "Live for today" principle. Place faith in doctors to repair any damage or cure any disease ensuing from unhealthful living practices.
What are the three paths that modern western herbalists often follow? Western folk herbalism, traditional herbalism and phytotherapy.
Who developed "Somatotyping"? William Sheldon
Name the 3 main functional states of imbalance. Deficiency, stagnation and excess.
Name the 5 herbal energetic categories. Cleansers, heroics, specifics, stimulant tonics and nutritive tonics.
Created by: bebethebutler