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Herbs 1-Week 8

Clear Toxic Heat (2nd Half)

Clear Toxic Heat and... Damp-Heat Jaundice, cirrhosis/swelling ("Sing-song-bye") Shi Shang Bai
Is Bitter, Acrid, Cold but also Sweet and Neutral?? Goes only to LR. Shi Shang Bai
Used for liver things (cirrhosis, jaundice, swelling anywhere in body) but must be cooked for SIX HOURS! Shi Shang Bai
Too much of this "candiae" can cause watery diarrhea. Rhizoma Belamcandae
Clear Toxic Heat and... Drain Abscess/Promote Lactation (think L-> Lactacte; L-> Lu Lou) Lu Lou
Is bitter, SALTY (for abscessed), cold but "still has unblocking actions" Lu Lou
Clear Toxic Heat and... PHLEGM (and wheezing) (think of candy cough drop..) Rhizoma Belamcandae (She Gan)
Clear Toxic Heat and... swollen sore throat (also painful/swollen teeth and gums) Think sophomore tonsils... Radix Sophorae Tonkinensis
Clear Toxic Heat and... especially good for Upper Body heat (because it "floats" or explodes) "horse inflation" aka Ma Bo (Lasiosphera seu Calvati)
Wrap in cheesecloth before decocting Ma Bo (Lasiosphera seu Calvati)
Clear Toxic Heat and... mostly used for (LU and GI) cancer (Hing: Half Branch Lotus) Ban Zhi Lian
Clear Toxic Heat and... pee out the heat. (Kim book actually says vaginal/urinary bleeding). Also HUGE for dermatological complaints. Tu Fu Ling
Clear Toxic Heat and... ITCHING!!!! d/t Damp-Heat (It's the Fresh White Bark) Bai Xian Pi
Clear Toxic Heat and... "used almost exclusively for cancer." Also Liver ascites/UTI. Goes to LR/LU/ST Half branch Lotus aka Ban Zhi Lian
Clear Toxic Heat and... stasis/pain/appendicitis or intestinal abscess (think "red vine") Hong Teng
Fresh herb is TOXIC!! (But decocted herb worked wonders for the swelly diarrhea from Deannie's "white haired gentleman" story Bai Tou Weng
Clear Toxic Heat and... SOUR, slippery, cold (so cools while retaining body fluids) She says also for vaginal/urinary bleeding?? Herba Portulacae
Clear Toxic Heat and... AMOEBIC DYSTENTERY white haired gentleman aka Bai Tou Weng
Which herb is essential for treating amoebic dysentery? Bai Tou Weng (Radix Pulsatillae)
Which herb is one of the most commonly used medicinals for intestinal abscesses and can also dispel Blood Stasis for traumatic injuries? Hong Teng (Caulis Sargentodoxae)
Which herb can treat SYPHILIS, joint pain and Damp-Heat jaundice? Tu Fu Ling
Which herb needs to be wrapped in cheesecloth before cooking to avoid irritating the throat? Ma Bo
Which herb can be used for breast abscesses as well as in promoting lactation? Lou Lu
Which herb used for cough and wheezing has such a strong effect on Phlegm that it can be used with warming herbs for Cold Phlegm also? She Gan (Rhizoma Belamcandae)
Which herb treats various types of bleeding from the lower body including blood in the urine and profuse menstrual bleeding? Ma Chi Xian (Herba Portulacae)
Which herb is effective for various types of cancers including cancer of the lung, liver (!!??) and gastrointestinal system? Ban Zhi Lian (Herba Scutellariae Barbatae)
Created by: mrbarr