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Herbal I Test 3

pharmacopia 1 test 3 Questions

Exam 3 Prep QuestionAnswer
Name the Five Lin Shi Lin, Qi Lin, Xue Lin, Gao Lin, Lao Lin
What does "Lin" refer to? "Stranguary": urination that is painful, difficult, urgent, frequent, dribbling, or incontinent
What is Shi Lin? Stone Stranguary: sand in urine
What is Qi Lin? Qi Stranguary: accompanied by Qi Deficiency or Qi Stagnation
What is Xue Lin? Blood Stranguary: may be accompanied by Blood Deficiency, Blood-Cold, or Heat
What is Gao Lin? Unctuous Stranguary: urine that is like rice water, oily, greasy, or turbid
What is Lao Lin? Taxation Stranguary: dribbling or painful urine triggered by fatigue
Which channels does Fu Ling Enter? LU, SP, HT, and KD
What is the main function of Fu Ling? Promotes urination (leaches out dampness)
Name 4 other functions of Fu Ling. leaches out dampness for edema and urinary difficulty; strengthens the SP; helps the SP transform phlegm; calms the spirit
What is the temperature of Fu Ling? Neutral
What is the function of Zhu Ling? Promotes urination (drains Damp) for problems caused by damp stagnation
What is the main function of Hua Shi? Promotes urination to drain heat or to expel Damp-Heat
Name 2 other functions of Hua Shi. 1) topically- it absorbs dampness for damp heat rashes and sores 2)Clears summerheat with fever, thirst, irritability
With what herb is Hua Shi combined to clear Summer-Heat? Gan Cao
Name the 5 functions of Yi Yi Ren. Strengthens the SP; leaches out damp for edema and urinary difficulty; discharges pus from LU and LI; clears Damp-Heat; expels Wind-Damp Bi
What are the 3 functions of Dong Gua Ren? Clears Phlegm-Heat, promotes discharge of pus from LU and LI, drains Damp-Heat vaginal discharge
What are the 3 functions of Mu Tong? Drains heat from the HT and SI, promotes lactation, unblocks blood vessels
Name the 3 functions of Tong Cao. Drains Damp-Heat, acts as envoy to the BL, promotes lactation
Which 3 channels does Deng Xin Cao enter? HT, SI, and LU
What are 2 functions of Deng Xin Cao? Drains Damp-Heat, drains HT-Heat, via urination, for insomnia and some forms of HT/KD not communicating
What are 3 functions of Qu Mai? Drains Damp-Heat for bloody, painful Lin, breaks up blood stasis for amenorrhea, unblocks bowels for constipation
What are 2 functions of Di Fu Zi? Clears Damp-Heat accumulating in the bladder, expels Damp-Heat for itching, especially around the genitals
List the 2 functions of Bian Zu. Drains Damp-Heat when Heat and Damp are equally severe, expels parasites
For what type of condition is it best to used Bei Xie? When dampness predominates over heat
List 2 functions of Bei Xie. Separates pure from turbid in the LW, expels Wind-Damp Bi
List 3 functions of Shi Wei. Drains Damp-Heat for stony, bloody Lin, stops bleeding for reckless movement of hot blood, clears Phlegm-Heat for coughs and wheezing
Which channels does Che Qian Zi enter? BL, KD, LV, LU
List 5 functions of Che Qian Zi. Drains Damp-Heat pouring into the LW, promotes urination to solidify stool, benefits the eyes in cases LV/KD deficiency, expels Phlegm-Heat, stops cough
List 3 functions of Dong Kui Zi. Drains Damp-Heat for bloody, stony Lin, unblocks and moistens bowels for cases of constipation, benefits the breasts for cases of lactation problems, pain, and abcess
List 3 herbs that promote lactation. Dong Kui Zi, Mu Tong, Tong Cao
List 2 functions of Jin Qian Cao. Expels stones in BL and GB, drains Damp-Heat in the LV and GB for jaundice and red swollen eyes
List 5 herbs that treat kidney stones. Qu Mai, Shi Wei, Dong Kui Zi, Jin Qian Cao, and Yu Mi Xu
List 3 functions of Chi Xao Dou. Promotes urination for edema and "Leg Qi", disperses blood stasis for swelling and fire toxins, clears Damp-Heat for mild jaundice
Which channels does Ze Xie enter? KD and BL
List 2 functions of Ze Xie. Drains Damp-Heat in the LW by promoting urination, drains KD-Fire
For what condition is Yin Chen Hao the principal medicinal? Jaundice (either Damp-Heat or Damp-Cold)
List 1 other way Yin Chen Hao is used. To release exterior Shao Yang heat
For what medicinal can Yin Chen Hao be substituted in cases of Yin Deficiency? Chai Hu
What is the English name for Guang Fang Ji? Aristolochia Root
Why is Guang Fang Ji not available in the U.S.? It was involved with kidney failure in Belgium
Name 2 functions of Guang Fang Ji Treats Wind-Damp Bi, promotes urination for facial or systemic edema
What is the English name of Han Fang Ji? Stephania Root
List 2 functions of Han Fang Ji. Treats Wind-Damp Bi, promotes urination for edema in the lower parts of the body
List 3 functions of Ban Bian Lian. Promotes urination for edema, with a Yang tonic: promotes urination for ascites (fluid accumulation in the peritoneal cavity), cools blood for fire toxins like tonsillitis
Name 3 functions of Yu Mi Xu. Drains Damp-Heat for stony Lin or edema, treats Yin or Yang jaundice, treats Wasting and Thirsting Disorder
What is the main condition treated by herbs that dispel Wind-Dampness? Bi caused by wind, damp, and cold
Where does Dampness usually lodge? In the skin and muscles
Where does cold most likely lodge? In the joints
What are the properties of most medicinals in the Dispel Wind Dampness category? Aromatic and Warm
What may be injured by medicinals in the Dispel Wind Dampness category? Yin and Blood
Name 2 local treatments that are used in conjunction with medicinals that treat Wind-Damp Cold Bi. Acupuncture and massage
Which channels does Du Huo enter? KD and BL
List 2 functions of Du Huo. Dispels Wind-Dampness, especially in the lower back and leg, releases exterior Wind-Cold damp
For what kinds of condition is Du Huo used? Acute and chronic
With what medicinal is Du Huo combined to treat stiffness or numbness in the Shao Yang aspect of the legs? Fang Feng
With what medicinal is Du Huo combined to open up the GV? Qiang Huo
What re the properties of Wei Ling Xian? Salty, Acrid, and Warm
List 3 functions of Wei Ling Xian. 1) Unblocks channels and releases exterior, promotes movement of Qi in the channels 2) reduces phlegm and pathogenic water in the MW, 3) softens + transforms fish bones lodged in the throat (with vinegar and sugar)
With what is Wei Ling Xian combined for the upper body? Qiang Huo
With what is Wei Ling Xian combined for the lower body? Niu Xi
Which channels does Wu Jia Pi enter? LV and KD
List 3 functions of Wu Jia Pi. 1) Dispels Wind-Damp and strengthens sinews and bones, especially for chronic LV or KD deficiency in the elderly 2)transforms dampness and reduces swelling assoc. with urinary difficulty, edema and damp-cold leg qi 3)treats developmental delays in kids
What is the property of Qin Jiao? Slightly Cold
List 5 functions of Qin Jiao. Treats acute or chronic Hot or Cold Bi, especially in the extremities, clears empty heat, treats Damp-Heat jaundice, moistens the intestines for dry constipation, counteracts drying effects of other medicinals that dispel Wind Dampness
In what 2 ways is Sang Zhi used? Dispels Wind Dampness, especially in the upper extremeties, used for edema with swollen painful fingers
Which channels does Ma Gua enter? LV and SP
List 3 functions of Mu Gua. 1)Dispels Wind Dampness bi, esp. with severe cramping pain, weakness in the lower back and lower extremities 2)harmonizes the ST and transforms dampness - assoc. w/ abdominal pain, spasms, cramps of calves, vomitting + diarrhea 3)reduces food stagnation
What is Can Sha composed of? Silkworm feces
Which channels does Can Sha enter? LV, SP, ST
List 4 functions of Can Sha. Dispels WInd Dampness, Bi, and/or rashes, harmonizes the ST, transforms dampness, abdominal pain and spasms, treats vomiting and diarrhea
What is Steaming Bone Disorder? Severe Yin Deficiency with Empty Heat
List 3 functions of Hai Tong Pi. Dispels Wind Dampness (either hot or cold) with spasms, especially in the lower back and knees; promotes urination to reduce edema; treats itching skin lesions
Bai Hua She is most potent for dispeling Wind Dampness when combined with what 3 medicinals? Fang Feng, Qiang Huo, Qin Jiao
What are 3 functions of Bai Hua She? Unblocks channels with numbness and weakness, extinguishes wind with cramping and spasms, treats any kind of rash
What are the properties of Xi Xian Cao? Bitter and Cold (address Wind-Heat Damp Bi)
List 3 functions Xi Xian Cao. Treats Wind-Heat Damp Bi, treats LV-Yang Rising with headache or dizziness, calms the spirit with irritability, insomnia, and forgetfulness
What is a main function of Qian Nian Jian? Dispels Wind Dampness, especially for the elderly
How is Qian Nian Jian used? Internally, and externally as a wash or soak
With what 2 medicinals is Qian Nian Jain combined to create a strong strengthening and fortifying action for sinews and bones? Ji Xue Teng and Gou Qi ZI
What is the main actionof Hai Feng Teng? Dispels Wind-Cold Damp Bi
With what kinds of medicinals is Hai Feng Teng combined to treat abdominal pain and diarrhea due to Cold? Those that warm the interior to expel Cold.
Name 6 functions of Cang Er Zi. Releases Wind-Cold, opens nasal passages, treats exterior disorders with splitting headache, treats ear infections in children, dispels Wind Dampness Bi, treats skin disorders with itching
What does Luo Shi Teng mean? "Collateral Stone Vine"
What is the property of Luo Si Teng? Slightly Cold
List 4 functions of Luo Shi Teng. Treats Wind-Damp Bi that is relatively hot, cools the Blood, reduces swellings and fire toxins, treats painful obstruction in the throat
List the group of 4 medicinals that dispel Wind Dampness and are cool or cold in nature. Han Fang Ji, Qin Jiao, Xi Xian Cao, Luo Shi Teng
List the 3 medicinals that primarily drain Dampness and secondarily expel Wind Dampness Yi Yi Ren, Mu Tong, and Bei Xie
List the 6 medicinals that treat Leg Qi. Mu Tong, Mu Gua, Chi Xiao Dou, Guang Fang Ji, Han Fang Ji, Wu Jia Pi
List the 5 medicinals used to treat jaundice. Chi Xiao Dou, Qin Jiao, Yu Mi Xu, Yin Chen Hao, Jin Qian Cao
Created by: nesaherbal