Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Pharmacopoeia II

Ch 8 Herbs that Relieve Food Stagnation

Shan Zha "Mountain plant" (Hawthorn fruit) Reduces food stagnation, accumulations (esp. greasy and meats); Transforms blood stasis, dissipates clumps (invigorates blood and stops pain); stops diarrhea (dry-fried/charred); Also for hypertension, coronary artery disease, and elevated cholesterol
Shen Qu "divine leaven" (medicated leaven, fermented from many plants Reduces food stagnation, harmonizes the ST (esp w/starches and cold); Added to pills that contain minerals to aid in digestion/absorption
Mai Ya (Barley sprouts, malt) Reduces food stagnation, strengthens ST (esp starches), also for poor digestion in infants; Restrains lactation (30-120g); facilitates smooth flow of LV Qi (w/LV-SP disharmony). Dry fried is milder
Gu Ya "grain sprouts" (either as sprouted millet or rice) Reduces food stagnation, strengthens ST, esp. for starches, or w/weak digestion or appetite (more mild, better for children or elderly)
Lai Fu Zi (radish seeds) Reduces food stag, eliminates distention; Causes Qi to descend, reduces phlegm (productive cough); reduces hypertension. STRONGLY breaks up food stag
Ji Nei Jin (lining of chicken gizzard) STRONGLY reduces food stag, improves the SP's transportive fx; Secures the essence, stops enuresis; Transforms hardness, dissolves stones (KD or GB stones)
Created by: Nyssab



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards