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CA Boards-247 Herbs

CA Boards-247 Herbs-Category & Temperature

*ma huang (ephedrae) disperse w-c; warm
*gui zhi (cinnamomi) disperse w-c; warm
*zi su ye (perlillae folium) disperse w-c; warm, aromatic
*jing jie (schizonpetae herba) disperse w-c; sl warm
*fang feng (saposhnikoviae radix) disperse w-c; sl warm
*qiang huo (notopterygii rhizoma seu radix) disperse w-c; warm, aromatic
gao ben (lingustici rhizoma) disperse w-c; warm
*bai zhi (angelicae dahuricae radix) disperse w-c; warm
*xi xin (asari herba) disperse w-c; warm
xin yi hua (magnoliase flos) disperse w-c; warm
cang er zi (xanthii fructus) disperse w-c; warm, TOXIC
*sheng jiang (zingiberis rhizoma recens) disperse w-c; sl warm
xiang ru (moslae herba) disperse w-c; sl warm, acrid
*bo he (menthae haplocalycis herba) disperse w-h; cool, aromatic
*niu bang zi (arctii fructus) disperse w-h; cold
*chan tui (cicadae periostracum) disperse w-h; sl cold
sang ye (mori folium) disperse w-h; cold
*ju hua (chrysanthemi flos) disperse w-h; sl cold
man jing zi (citcis fructus) disperse w-h; cool
*dan dou chi (sojae semen preparatum) disperse w-h; cold or warm
mu zei (equiseti hiemalis herba) disperse w-h; neutral
*chai hu (bupleuri radix) disperse w-h; cool
*sheng ma (cimicifugae rhizoma) disperse w-h; sl cold
*ge gen (puerariae radix) disperse w-h; cool
*shi gao (gypsum fibrosum) clear & purge heat; VERY cold
*zhi mu (anemarrhenae rhizoma) clear & purge heat; cold
*tian hua fen (trichosanthis radix) clear & purge heat; cold
*lu gen (phragmitis rhizoma) clear & purge heat; cold
*dan zhu ye (laphatheri herba) clear & purge heat; cold
*zhi zi (gardeniae fructus) clear & purge heat; cold
xia ku cao (prunellae spica) clear & purge heat; cold
jue ming zi (cassiae semen) clear & purge heat; sl cold
shui niu jiao (bubali cornu) clear blood-heat; cold
*sheng di huang (rehmanniae radix) clear blood-heat; cold
*xuan shen (scrophulariae radix) clear blood-heat; cold
*mu dan pi (moutan cortex) clear blood-heat; sl cold
zi cao (arnebiae/lithospermi radix) clear blood-heat; cold
*huang qin (scutellariae radix) clear d-h; cold
*huang lian (coptidis rhizoma) clear d-h; cold
*huang bai (phellodendri cortex) clear d-h; cold
*long dan cao (gentiana radix) clear d-h; cold
*ku shen (sophorae flavescentis radix) clear d-h; cold
*jin yin hua (lonicerae flos) clear toxic-heat; cold
*lian qiao (forsythiae fructus) clear toxic-heat; sl cold
she gan (belamcandae rhizoma) clear toxic-heat; cold
ban lan gen (isatidis radix) clear toxic-heat; cold
shan dou gen (sophorae radix) clear toxic-heat; cold
tu fu ling (smilacis rhizoma) clear toxic-heat; neutral
pu gong ying (taraxaci herba) clear toxic-heat; cold
bai jiang cao (sl cold) clear toxic-heat; sl cold
he ye (nelumbinis folium) clear toxic-heat; neutral
*qing hao (artemisiae annuae herba) clear def-heat; cold
di gu pi (lycili cortex) clear def-heat; cold
bai wei (cynanchi atrati radix) clear def-heat; cold
*da huang (rhei radix) purgatives; cold
*man xiao (natrii sulfas) purgatives; VERY cold
lu hui (aloe) purgatives; cold
huo ma ren (cannabis semen) laxatives; neutral
da ji (euphorbiae perkinensis radix) cathartics; cold, TOXIC
*fu ling (poria) diuretics; neutral
yi yi ren (coicisn semen) diuretics; sl cold
*zhu ling (polyporus) diuretics; sl cool
*ze xie (alismatis rhizoma) diuretics; cold
dong gua ren (benincasae semen) diuretics; cold
han fang ji (stephaniae tetrandrae radix) diuretics; cold
yin chen (atremisiae scopariae herba) diuretics; sl cold
*deng xin cao (junci medulla) diuretics; sl cold
*mu tong (akebiae cauris) diuretics; sl cold
dong kui zi (malvae fructus) diuretics; cold
*qu mai (dianthi herba) diuretics; cold
*bian xu (polygoni avicularis herba) diuretics; sl cold
shi wei (pyrrosiae folium) diuretics; sl cold
*che qian zi (plantaginis semen) diuretics; cold
*hua shi (talcum) diuretics; cold
di fu zi (kochiae fructus) diuretics; cold
bi xie (dioscoreae hypoglaucae rhizoma) diuretics; neutral
*du huo (angelicae radix) dispel w-d; warm
wei ling xian (clematidis radix) dispel w-d; warm
hai tong pi (erythrinae cortex) dispel w-d; neutral
*qin jiao (gentianaie radix) dispel w-d; sl cold
mu gua (chaenomelis fructus) dispel w-d; warm
sang zhi (mori ramulus) dispel w-d; neutral
xi xian cao (siegesbeckiae herba) dispel w-d; cold
bai hua she (agkistrodon/bungarus) dispel w-d; warm, TOXIC
wu jia pi (eleutherococci gracilistyli cortex) dispel w-d; warm
*sang ji sheng (taxili herba) dispel w-d; neutral
*qian hu (peucedani radix) dissolve hot phlegm; sl cold
*chuan bei mu (fritillariae cirrhosae bulbus) dissolve hot phlegm; sl cold
zhe bei mu (fritillariae thunderbergii bulbus) dissolve hot phlegm; cold
gua lou pi (trichosanthis semen) dissolve hot phlegm; cold
*gua lou (trichosanthis fructus) dissolve hot phlegm; cold
gua lou ren (trichosanthis semen) dissolve hot phlegm; cold
zhu ru (bambusae caulis in taeniam) dissolve hot phlegm; sl cold
hai zao (sargassum) dissolve hot phlegm; cold
*tian na xing (arisaematis rhizoma preparatum) dissolve cold-phlegm; warm, TOXIC
*ban xia (pinelliae rhizoma preparatum) dissolve cold-phlegm; TOXIC
xuan fu hua (inulae flora) dissolve cold-phlegm; sl warm
*bai qian (cynanchi stauntonii rhizoma) dissolve cold-phlegm; sl warm
bai jie zi (sinapis semen) dissolve cold-phlegm; warm
*jie geng (platycodi radix) dissolve cold-phlegm; neutral
*xing ren (armeniacae semen) stop cough & wheezing; sl warm, SL TOXIC
*zi su zi (perillae fructus) stop cough & wheezing; warm
*zi wan (asteris radix) stop cough & wheezing; sl warm
*bai bu (stemonae radix) stop cough & wheezing; sl warm
pi pa ye (eriobotrya folium) stop cough & wheezing; neutral
*sang bai pi (mori cortex) stop cough & wheezing; cold
*huo xiang (pogostemonis herba) aromatics for damp; sl warm
*cang zhu (atractylodis rhizoma) aromatics for damp; warm
*hou po (magnoliae cortex) aromatics for damp; warm
bai dou kou (amomi fructus rotundus) aromatics for damp; warm, aromatic
sha ren (amomi fructus) aromatics for damp; warm, aromatic
cao dou kou (alpiniae katsumadai semen) aromatics for damp; warm, aromatic
cao guo (tsaoko fructus) aromatics for damp; warm
*shan zha (crataegi fructus) digestives; sl warm
*mai ya (hordei fructus germinatus) digestives; neutral
gu ya (setariae (oryzae) fructus) digestives; neutral
*shen qu (massa medicata fermentata) digestives; warm
ji nei jin (gigeriae galli endothelium corneum) digestives; neutral
*lai fu zi (raphani semen) digestives; neutral
*chen pi (citri reticulatae pericarpium) regulate qi; warm, aromatic
qing pi (citri reticulatae viride pericarpium) regulate qi; warm
*zhi shi (aurantii fructus immaturus) regulate qi; sl cold
*zhi ke (aurantii fructus) regulate qi; sl cold
*da fu pi (arecae pericarpium) regulate qi; sl warm
*xiang fu (cyperi rhizoma) regulate qi; neutral
chuan lian zi (toosendan fructus) regulate qi; cold, SL TOXIC
wu yao (linderae radix) regulate qi; warm
chen xiang (aquilariae lignum resinatum) regulate qi; warm, aromatic
*mu xiang (aucklandiae radix) regulate qi; warm
pu huang (typhae pollen) stop bleeding; neutral
san qi (notoginseng radix) stop bleeding; warm
qian cao gen (rubiae radix) stop bleeding; cold
xian he cao (agrimoniae herba) stop bleeding; neutral
bai ji (bletillae rhizoma) stop bleeding; cool
huai hua mi (sophorae flos immaturus) stop bleeding; cool
di yu (sanguisorbae radix) stop bleeding; sl cold
ce bai ye (platycladi cacumen) stop bleeding; sl cold
bai mao gen (imperatae rhizoma) stop bleeding; cold
ai ye (artemisiae argyi folium) stop bleeding; warm
*chuan xiong (chuanxiong rhizoma) activate blood; warm
yan hu suo (corydalis rhizoma) activate blood; warm
yu jin (curcumae radix) activate blood; cold
*dan shen (salviae miltiorrhizae radix) activate blood; sl cold
*chi shao (paeoniae radix rubra) activate blood; sl cold
*yi mu cao (leonuri herba) activate blood; sl cold
ze lan (lycopi herba) activate blood; sl warm
*tao ren (persicae semen) activate blood; neutral
*hong hua (carthami flos) activate blood; warm
*mo yao (myrrha) activate blood; neutral
*ru xiang (olibanum) activate blood; warm
san leng (sparganii rhizoma) activate blood; neutral
e zhu (curcumae rhizoma) activate blood; warm
*huai niu xi (achyranthis bidentatae radix) activate blood; neutral
*chuan niu xi (cyathulae radix) activate blood; neutral
wang bu liu xing (vaccariae semen) activate blood; neutral
*chuan wu (aconiti radix preparata) warm interior; hot, VERY TOXIC
*cao wu (aconiti kusnezoffii preparata) warm interior; hot, VERY TOXIC
*fu zi (aconiti radix lateralis preparata) warm interior; hot, TOXIC
*gan jiang (zingiberis rhizoma) warm interior; hot
*rou gui (cinnamomi cortex) warm interior; hot
*hua jiao (zanthoxyli pericarpium) warm interior; hot, SL TOXIC
*wu zhu yu (evodiae fructus) warm interior; hot, SL TOXIC
xiao hui xiang (foeniculi fructus) warm interior; warm
ding xiang (caryophylli flos) warm interior; warm
gao liang jiang (alpiniae officinarum rhizoma) warm interior; hot
bi ba (piperis longi fructus) warm interior; hot
hu jiao (piperis fructus) warm interior; hot
*ren shen (ginseng radix) qi tonics; sl warm
*dang shen (codonopsis radix) qi tonics; neutral
*huang qi (astragali radix) qi tonics; sl warm
*bai zhu (atractylodis macrocephalae rhizoma) qi tonics; warm
bai bian dou (lablab semen album) qi tonics; neutral
*shan yao (dioscoreae rhizoma) qi tonics; neutral
*da zao (jujubae fructus) qi tonics; warm
*gan cao (glycyrrhizae radix) qi tonics; neutral
*yi tang (maltosum) qi tonics; sl warm
*feng mi (mel) qi tonics; neutral
*geng mi (semen oryzae) qi tonics; neutral
*shu di huang (rehmanniae radix preparata) blood tonics; sl warm
*dang gui (angelicae sinensis radix) blood tonics; warm
*bai shao (paeoniae radix alba) blood tonics; sl cold
*e jiao (asini corii colla) blood tonics; neutral
gou qi zi (lycii fructus) blood tonics; neutral
sang shen (mori fructus) blood tonics; cold
*long yan rou (longan arillus) blood tonics; warm
lu rong (cervi cornu pantotrichum) yang tonics; warm
rou cong rong (cistanches herba) yang tonics; warm
suo yang (cynomorii herba) yang tonics; warm
hu tao ren (juglandis semen) yang tonics; warm
yin yang huo (epimedii herba) yang tonics; warm
xian mao (curculiginis rhizoma) yang tonics; hot, TOXIC
ba ji tian (morindae officinalis radix) yang tonics; sl warm
*bu gu zhi (psoraleae fructus) yang tonics; very warm
yi zhi ren (alpiniae oxyphyllae fructus) yang tonics; warm
gou ji (cibotii rhizoma) yang tonics; warm
gu sui bu (drynariae rhizoma) yang tonics; warm
xu duan (dipsaci radix) yang tonics; sl warm
*du zhong (eucommiae cortex) yang tonics; warm
tu si zi (cuscutae semen) yang tonics; neutral
bai he (lilii bulbus) yin tonics; sl cold
*tian men dong (asparagi radix) yin tonics; very cold
*mai men dong (ophiopogonis radix) yin tonics; sl cold
sha shen (glehniae radix) yin tonics; sl cold
shi hu (dendrobii herba) yin tonics; sl cold
nu zhen zi (ligustri lucidi fructus) yin tonics; cool
*hei zhi ma (sesami semen nigrum) yin tonics; neutral
*gui ban (testudinis plastrum) yin tonics; cold
*bie jia (trionycis carapax) yin tonics; sl cold
*shan zhu yu (corni fructus) astringents; sl warm
jin ying zi (rosae laevigatae fructus) astringents; neutral
hai piao xiao (sepiae endoconcha) astringents; sl warm
fu pen zi (rubi fructus) astringents; neutral
qian shi (euryales semen) astringents; neutral
lian zi (nelumbinis semen) astringents; neutral
*wu wei zi (schisandrae fructus) astringents; warm
*bai guo (ginkgo semen) astringents; neutral, SL TOXIC
*wu mei (mume fructus) astringents; warm
he zi (chebulae fructus) astringents; neutral
chi shi zhi (halloysitum rubrum) astringents; warm
*rou dou kou (myristicae semen) astringents; warm
*chun pi (ailanthi cortex) astringents; cold
*fu xiao mai (tritici fructus levis) astringents; cool
long gu (fossilia ossis mastodi) anchor & calm shen; neutral
mu li (ostreae concha) anchor & calm shen; cool
ci shi (magnetitum) anchor & calm shen; cold
zhen zhu (margarita) anchor & calm shen; cold
*suan zao ren (ziziphi spinosae semen) nourish & calm shen; neutral
*bai zi ren (platycladi semen) nourish & calm shen; neutral
*yuan zhi (polygalae radix) nourish & calm shen; sl warm
*ye jiao teng (polygoni multiflori caulis) nourish & calm shen; neutral
niu huang (bovis calculus) orifice opening aromatics; cool
*tian ma (gastrodiae rhizoma) extinguish LV wind; neutral
*gou teng (uncariae ramulus cum uncis) extinguish LV wind; sl cold
*shi jue ming (haliotidis concha) extinguish LV wind; cold
bai ji li (tribuli fructus) extinguish LV wind; neutral
dai zhe shi (haematitum) extinguish LV wind; cold
*di long (pheretima) extinguish LV wind; cold
bing lang (arecae semen) expel parasites; warm
she chuang zi (cnidii fructus) external use; warm, sl toxic
*zhu sha (cinnabaris) obsolete substances; cool, TOXIC
ma dou ling (aristolochiae fructus) obsolete substances; cold
guan mu tong (aristolochiae manshuriensis caulis) obsolete substances; cold
guang fang ji (aristolochiae fangchi radix) obsolete substances; cold
chuan shan jia (manitis squama) obsolete substances, endangered species; cool
Created by: nickreiff