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HerbologyA

I.Warm Acrid Herbs that release the Exterior

HerbsPropertyTasteMeridianFunctionC/C
Gui Zhi Warm Pungent, Swt Lu Ht, UB -adjust nutritive(ying) & protective(wei) Qi level -warm chnl & disperse cold, unblock Yang & transf Qi -Warm facilitate flow of Yang Qi in chest -warm & facilitate flow in blood vessel -warm febrile dz & Yin Def q/ heat sign -pregnancy -Hermorrhage
Zi Su Ye Warm Pungent, Aroma Lu, Sp -release extr & disperse cold -promote movement of Qi & expand chest -spon sweat due to extr def or Wei Qi Def -Post decoction
Jing Jie Warm Pungent Lu, Liv -release extr & expel wind -Vent rash & alleviate itching -Stop bleeding -Internal Liv wind -Fully-erupted measles
Fang Feng Sli Warm Pungent, Swt Liv, Sp, UB -Expel Wind -release extr & expel wind -expel wind-dampness & alleviate pain Spasm not due to wind but blood def or Yin Def w/ heat
Qiang Huo Warm Pungent, Aroma, Bitter Kd-UB -release extr & disperse cold -unblock painful obst & alleviate pain -Guide Qi to Greater Yang chnl & governing Vessel -Yin & Blood Def -overdose may cuz nausea & vomit
Gao Ben Warm Pungent UB, Du -expel wind & alleviate pain Yin & blood Def
Bai Zhi Warm Pungent Lu, Sp-St -expel wind & alleviate pain -reduce swelling & expel pus -expel dampness & alleviate discharge -open up nasal passage Yin & blood Def
Xi Xin Warm Pungent Lu, Ht, Kd -release extr & disperse cold -Warm Lu transf phlegm -Disperse cold Alleviate pain -disperse & unblock Qi of nasal orifices Differentiation
Sheng Jiang Sli Warm Pungent Lu, Sp-St -release extr & disperse cold -warm mid burner & alleviate vomit -disperse cold & stop cough -reduce toxic of other herbs -adjust nutritive & protective Qi -Internal heat due to Yin Def -exc heat syndrome
Xiang Ru Sli warm Pungent, Aroma Lu, St -release extr, expel summer heat & transf dampness -promote urine & reduce swelling -extr def w/ sweating -may cuz vomit if take hot, wait till decoc cool down
Xin Yi Hua Warm Pungent Lu, St -expel wind-cold & unblock nasal passage -Yin & blood def -overdose may cuz dizziness & redness of eyes
Cang Er Zi Toxic, Warm Swt, Bitter Lu -Disperse wind & dispel dampness -open nasal passage -dispels extr wind -Contra for headache or painful obst due to blood def -overdose may cuz nausea, vomit, diarrhea &/or abdm pain
Ma Huang Warm Pungent, Sli Bitter Lu, UB -release extr & disperse cold -facilitate movement of Lu Qi & control wheezing, dyspnea & cough -promote urine & reduce edema -patient who sweat already (night/spon) due to Def -patient w/ cardiovascular such as hypertension -wind-heat syndrome -Def type of Asthma
Bai Zhi Warm Pungent Lu, Sp-St -expel wind & alleviate pain -reduce swelling & expel pus -expel dampness & alleviate discharge -open up nasal passage Yin & blood Def
Sheng Jiang Sli Warm Pungent Lu, Sp-St -release extr & disperse cold -warm mid burner & alleviate vomit -disperse cold & stop cough -reduce toxic of other herbs -adjust nutritive & protective Qi -Internal heat due to Yin Def -exc heat syndrome
Ma Huang Warm Pungent, Sli Bitter Lu, UB -release extr & disperse cold -facilitate movement of Lu Qi & control wheezing, dyspnea & cough -promote urine & reduce edema -patient who sweat already (night/spon) due to Def -patient w/ cardiovascular such as hypertension -wind-heat syndrome -Def type of Asthma
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