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HOM-Damp Quizzes

Diuretics, Aromatics, Wind-Damp: Quizzes from HB Kim HOM

QuestionAnswer
What are the properties of Fu Ling? Sweet, bland, neutral
What are the general cautions/contraindications for using diuretic herbs? Consume fluid
What is the function of Fu Ling? A. Drain Dampness/Transform Phlegm. B. Strengthen Spleen/Harmonize MJ. C. Calm the Heart/Quiet the Spirit. D. All of the above D. All of the above
What is the common function of Fu Ling and Yi Yi Ren? A. Promote diuresis, drain Damp, reduce jaundic. B. Promote diuresis, drain Damp, calm the Shen. C. Promote diuresis, drain Damp, eliminate pus. D. Promote diuresis, drain Damp, strengthen the Spleen D. Promote diuresis, drain Damp, strengthen the Spleen
Which herb strengthens the SP, drains Dampness, clears Heat, and expels pus? Yi Yi Ren (Semen Coicis) aka Job's tears seeds
Which herb treats both LU and intestinal abscesses? Yi Yi Ren (Semen Coicis) aka Job's tears seeds
What are the entry meridians for Yi Yi Ren (Semen Coicis)? SP/ST and LU
What are the entry meridians for Fu Ling (Poria Cocos)? HT-SP-KD
What is the taste and temperature for Yi Yi Ren (Semen Coicis)? Sweet, bland, slightly cold
Which herb is for reddish urination, irritability, ulceration of the mouth and tongue? Mu Tong (Caulis Akebia)
What are two cautions to keep in mind for Mu Tong (Caulis Akebia)? Contraindicated in pregnancy. And overdose could lead to acute renal failure.
What are the functions of Mu Tong (Caulis Akebia)? Clears heat from Heart while draining Damp from Small Intestine. Promotes lactation. Dispels Damp Heat painful obstruction.
What is NOT a function of Dong Gua Ren (Semen Benincasae Hispidae)? A. Clear Heat and expel Phlegm B. Discharge pus C. Clear Heat and drain Damp D. Expel Cold Damp D. Expel Cold Damp (Since we know that Dong Gua Ren is Sweet & Cold, it is unlikely that it would be used for Cold Damp.)
Which herb can drain Damp and expel Wind-Damp? A. Fu Ling (Poria Cocos) B. Zhu Ling (Sclerotum Polyporus) C. Dong Gua Ren (Semen Benincasae Hispidiae) D. Han Fang Ji (Radix Stephaniae Tetrandae)? D. Han Fang Ji (Radix Stephaniae Tetrandae)
What type of Dampness is best for Han Fang Ji (Radix Stephaniae Tetrandae)? A. Cold-Damp impediment B. Damp-Heat impediment C. LV & KD deficiency D. SP & ST deficiency B. Damp-Heat impediment (b/c Han Fang Ji is Bitter-Acrid-Cold: Bitter drains damp, Cold clears heat, Acrid dispels Wind)
Which is NOT a function of Che Qian Zi (Semen Plantaginis)?: A. Clear Lung/Expel phlegm B. Clear LR/Brighten eyes C. Permeate Dampness/Stop diarrhea D. Kill parasites. D. Kill parasites
What are the entry meridians for Che Qian Zi (Semen Plantaginis)? KD, LR, LU
What is the taste & temperature for Che Qian Zi (Semen Plantaginis)? Just like the two Dongs (Dong Gua Zi/Semen Benincasae Hispidae and Dong Kui Zi/Semen Abutiloni seu Malvae aka Fructus Malvae: SWEET and COLD.
Which herb should be wrapped during decoction?: A. Hua Shi B. Che Qian Zi C. Xin Yi Hua (did we have this one??) D. All of the above D. All of the above
Which is the best herb to treat Lin syndrome d/t Damp-Heat? A. Fu Ling (Poria Cocos) B. Zhu Ling (Sclerotum Polyporus) C. Hua Shi (Talcum) D. Ze Xie (Rhizoma Alismatis) Fu Ling and Zhu Ling are Neutral temp (Sweet & Bland) , so NO. Hua Shi is Col (Sweet & Bland) d. Ze Xie (Rhizoma Alistmatis) is Cold (Sweet & Bland). Hua Shi enters ST-UB. Ze Xie enters KD-UB. In theory either? But Hua Shi (Talcum) is best answer: C.
Which herb can not only promote diuresis and clear Lin syndrome, but also promote lactation?: A. Wang Bu Liu Xing B. Pu Gong Ying C. Chuan Shan Jia D. Mu Tong D. Mu Tong (Caulis Akebia)
Which herb canb e used for dysuria with dry stool? A. Qu Mai (Herba Dianthi) B. Deng Zin Cao C. Dong Kui Zi (Semen Abutiloni seu Malvae aka Fructus Malvae) D. Bian Xu (Herba Polygoni Avicularis) C. Dong Kui Zi (Semen Abutiloni seu Malvae aka Fructus Malvae
Which herb is best for jaundice d/t Damp-Heat? A. Mu Tong (Caulis Akebia) B. Ze Zie (Rhizoma Alismatis) C. Deng Xin Cao (Medulla Junci) D. Yin Chen Hao (Herba Capillaris) D. Yin Chen Hao (Herba Capillaris)
Which Diuretic herb can break up Blood stasis and promote the movement of stool? A. Qu Mai (Herba Dianthi) B. Bian Xu (Herba Polygoni Avicularis) C. Shi Wei (Folium Pyrossiae) D. Hua Shi Fen (Talcum) A. Qu Mai (Herba Dianthi)
Which of the following herbs can promote diuresis, clear Lin syndrome, kill parasites and stop itching?: A. Qu Mai (Herba Dianthi) B. Bian Xu (Herba Polygoni Avicularis) C. Shi Wei (Folium Pyrrosiae) D. Hua Shi Fen (Talcum) B. Bian Xu (Herba Polygoni Avicularis)
Which diuretic herb no only clears Heat ands top bleeding but also clears heat from the Lung, expels phlegm and stops cough? A. Qu Mai (Herba Dianthi) B. Bian Xu (Herba Polygoni Avicularis) C. Shi Wei (Folium Pyrrosiae) D. Hua Shi (Talcum) C. Shi Wei (Folium Pyrrosiae)
Which herb helps drain KD Fire?: A. Deng Xin Cao (Medulla Junci) B. Fu Ling (Poria Cocos) C. Mu Dan Pi (Cortex Radicis Moutan) D. Ze Xie (Rhizoma Alismatis) D. Ze Xie (Rhizoma Alismatis)
Which of the following herbs is most effective for treating skin diseases?: A. Bi Xie (Rhizoma Dioscoreae Hypoglaucae) B. Dong Gua Ren (Semen Benincasae Hispidae) C. Che Qian Zi (Semen Plantaginis) D. Shi Wei (Folium Pyrrosiae) A. Bi Xie (Rhizoma Dioscoreae Hypoglaucae)
Which herb clear HT heat, removes irritability and promotes urination?: A. Deng Xin Cao (Medulla Junci) B. Mu Tong (Caulis Akebiae) C. Dan Zhu Ye (???) D. All of the above D. All of the above (Remember, Deng Xin Cao (Medulla Junci) has similar action as Mu Tong (Caulis Akebiae) only MILDER. Mu Tong enters HT-SI-UB; Deng Xin Cao enters HT-SI-LUNG. (Mu Tong is BC. Deng Xin Cao is sweet, bland, sl cold- just like Yi Yi Ren.)
Which diuretic herb is contraindicated in pregnancy?: A. Mu Tong (Caulis Akebiae) B. Che Qian Zi (Semen Plantaginis) C. Qu Mai (Herba Dianthi) D. All of the above. D. All of the above (I don't have the Che Qian Zi/Semen Plantaginis in my notes, but I trust HB Kiim.)
Which diuretic herb enters both the Liver AND the Lung (among others)? The diuretic herb that clears Heat from Liver and is thus good for eyes and that clears Heat from the Lung and is thus good for cough. It is Sweet and Cold. Enters LR-KD-LU. Che Qian Zi (Semen Plantaginis)
Which of the following is INCORRECT?: A. Bian Xu (Herba Polygoni Avicularis): Diuretic/Kills parasites B. Dong Kui Zi (Semen Malvae): Diuretic/Treats diarrhea C. Hua Shi (Talcum): Diuretic/Clears Summer-Heat D. Qu Mai (Herba Dianthi): Diuretic/Moves Blood B. Dong Kui Zi (Semen Malvae). The musk mallow seeds (Semen or Fructus Malvae) actually MOISTEN the intestine, remember? So would not be good for diarrhea.
Which diuretic herbs enter HT-SI? 1. Mu Tong (Caulis Akebiae) 2. Qu Mai (Herba Dianthi) 3. Deng Xin Cao (Medulla Junci) 4. The adzuki bean!! Chi Xiao Dou (Semen Phaseoli) and... 5. Ban Bian Lian (Herba Lobelliae Chinensis)
Which diuretic herb that enters HT-SI doesn't really clear Heat from Heart and instead "invigorates Blood," facilitates menstrual flow and treats constipation? Qu Mai (Herba Dianthi)
Which diuretic herbs enter the LI? The two Dongs: Dong Gua Zi (Semen Benincasae Hispidae) and Dong Kui Zi (Semen or Fructus Malvae)
Which diuretic herbs enter LR & GB? The Yin and the Jin: Jin Qian Cao (Herba Lysimachiae) and Yin Chen Hao (Herba Capillaris). Oh.. and also the cornsilk: Yu Mi Xu (Stylus Zeae), used for wasting and/or thirst d/o.
What diuretic herbs is the "imperial herb for jaundice?" Yin Chen Hao (Herba Capillaris)
Which diuretic herbs have only UB as entry meridian? Di Fu Zi (Fructus Kochiae) and Bian Xu (Herba Polygoni Avicularis). Di Fu Zi is BC; Bian Xu is BslC
Which diuretic herb is sweet, sour, neutral, enters HT and SI only and is used to reduce swelling, toxicity/pus and treat Damp-Heat jaundice? Chi Xiao Dou (Semen Phaseoli)
Which herb can dispel Wind-Damp and also Release the Exterior?: A. Qin Jiao (Radix Gentiniae Macrophyllae) B. Sang Zhi (Ramulus Mori) C. Du Huo (Radix Angelicae Pubescentis) D. Wei Ling Xian (Radix Clematis) C. Du Huo (Radix Angelicae Pubescentis)
What channels does Du Huo enter? A. HT-KD B. KD-UB C. LR-KD D. GB-UB B. LR-UB (Although CF taught us LR-KD-UB. So I guess it is kind of a trick question.)
Which herb is especially good for pain of the feet or lumbar region and leg d/t Wind-Cold-Damp? A. Sang Ji B. Du Huo C. Qiang Huo D. Fang Feng B. Du Huo (Radix Angelicae Pubescentis)
Which herb can expel Wind-Damp, tonify LR & KD, and strengthen sinews & bones? A. Chen Pi (Aged citrus peel) B. Da Fu Pi (Betel nut shell) C. Sheng Jiang Pi (Ginger root peel) D. Wu Jia Pi (Cortex Acanthopanacis) D. Wu Jia Pi (Cortex Acanthopanacis)
What is the function of Qin Jiao (Radix Gentiniae Macrophyllae)? A. Clear deficiency Heat B. Resolve Damp & remove jaundice C. Moisten the intestine & move stool D. All of the above D. All of the above
Which herb is for Bi syndrome with Heat, red and swollen joints?: A. Qin Jiao/Rx Gentiniae (BA sl Cold) B. Du Huo/Rx Angelicae Pubescentis (BAW) C. Wei Ling Xian/Rx Clematis (Salty, acrid, warm) D. Wu Jia Pi/Cx Acanthopanacis (BAW) A. Qin Jiao/Rx Gentiniae Macrophyllae
Which anti-rheumatic herb can resolve Dampness and remove jaundice? A. Du Huo (Radix Angelicae Pubescentis) B. Qin Jiao (Radix Gentiniae Macrophyllae) C. C. Wei Ling Xian (Radix Clematis) D. Cang Er Zi (Fructus Xanthii) B. Qin Jiao (Radix Gentiniae Macrophyllae) JSYK... (We learned Cang Er Zi as Warm herb to Release the Exterior, but some books classify it as Wind-Damp Dispeler since it also does that.)
Which of the following herbs has the BEST effect in opening channels and collaterals and alleviating pain? A. Qin Jiao (Rx Gentiniae Macrophyllae) B. Qiang Huo (Rz & Rx Notopterygii) C. Du Huo (Rx Angelicae Pubescentis D. Wei Ling Xian (Rx Clematis) D. Wei Ling Xian (Radix Clematis)
(Extra Credit) Which herb would you combine with Wei Ling Xian (Radix Clematis) in order to treat lower extremities pain d/t Wind-Damp? A. Niu Xi B. Sang Zhi C. Gui Zhi D. Qiang Huo C. Gui Zhi (Ramulus Cinnamomi)!!
Which herb not only dispels Wind-Damp and opens channels & collaterals but also treats fish bones stuck in the throat? A. Du Huo (Rx Angelicae Pub.) B. Bai Hua She (Agistrodon seu Bungarus) C. QIn Jiao (Rx Gentininae) D. Wei Ling Xian ((Rx Clematis) D. Wei Ling Xian (Radix Clematis)
Which anti-rheumatic herb can treat itchy skin lesion and is used topically for scabies? A. Qin Jiao (Radix Gentiniae) B. Mu Gua (Fructus Chaenomelis) C. Xi Xian Cao (Herba Siegesbeckiae) D. Hai Tong Pi (Cortex Erythrinae) D. Hai Tong Pi (Cortex Erythrinae)
Which anti-rheumatic herb is good for vomiting, diarrhea and muscle spasms? A. Bai Shao B. Wu Zhu Yu C. Ban Xia D. Mu Gua D. Mu Gua (That was kind of easy since none of the other choices was really a Wind-Damp category: Bai Shao (White peony root) is a blood tonic. Wu Zhu Yu (Evodia fruit) is Interior Warmer. Ban Xia (remember "Half Summer?" is for Cold-Phlegm)
Which anti-rheumatic herb not only resolves Dampness & soothes tendons but also opens collaterals, harmonizes ST? A. Mu Gua (Fructus Chaenomelis) B. Xi Xian Cao (Hb Siegesbeckiae) C. Bai Hua She (Agistrodon seu Bungarus) D. Wu Jia Pi (Cx Acanthopanacis) A. Mu Gua (Fructus Chaenomelis)
Which is the caution for using Mu Gua? A. Food stagnation B. Spasm and cramping of calves C. Overdose can harm teeth & gums D. Turbid Damp in MJ C. Excess can harm teeth/bones (It is actually INDICATED for pains & spasms in lower body AND Cold-Damp in MJ)
Which herb mainly treats upper extremity Wind-Damp pain? A. Sang Ye (Mulberry leaf) B. Sang Shen (Mulberry fruit) C. Sang Bai Pi (White mulberry skin) D. Sang Zhi (Mulberry twig) D. Sang Zhi (Ramulus Mori) (Was kind of easy since the other mulberry bits are in different categories.)
Which Wind-Damp herb can calm the Shen? A. Xi Xian Cao (Herba Siegesbeckiae) B. Bao Hua She (Agistrodon seu Bungarus) C. Wu Jia Pi (Cortex Acanthopanacis) D. Mu Gua (Fructus Chaenomelis) A. Xi Xian Cao (Herba Siegesbeckiae) (Apparently so can Sang Ji Sheng(Herba Taxilli. We had this herb with DJ in Intro, but CF didn't give it to us with W-D category. Not sure why.)
Which herb unblocks the channels, extinguishes Wind and dispels Wind from the skin? A. Bai Hua She B. Wu Jia Pi C. Xi Xian Cao D. Hai Tong Pi A. Bai Hua She
Which is correct?: A. Hai Dong Pi- Expel W-D; kill parasites B. Xi Xian Cao- Expel W-D; lower BP C. Wu Jia Pi- Expel WD; strengthen tendons & bones D. All of the above are correct D. All of the above (Pay attention to the 2 Pi's in W-D category though: Only the first Pi (Hai Tong Pi/Cx Erythrinae) stops itching. The 2nd Pi (Cx Acanthopanacis) strengthens tendons & bones. Neither of the W-D Pis kills parasites!
Created by: mrbarr