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Herbs II- FinalPrep3

One Liners - Heat Phlegm, Cold Phlegm, Antitussive, Digestive, QI Regulator

QuestionAnswer
"Huge herb for flank pain/rib pain," also lower abdomen pain Chuan Lian Zi (Fructus Meliae Toosendan)
The hippie incense that CF says is great for "pain in the chest/epigastrium/abdomen d/t qi stagnation" Tan Xiang (Lignum Santali Albi)
LJ qi regulator that Helps KD grasp qi Chen Xiang (Lignum Aquilariae)
LJ qi regulator that warms KD and dispels cold. For prostate pain, hernia pain, testicular pain. Wu Yao (Linderae Strychnifoliae)
"Commonly used for abdominal pain with diarrhea" (regulates qi for pain; regulates LI qi for the tenesmus) Mu Xiang (Radix Aucklandia)
"Liver, liver, liver. This qi regulator is all about the Liver." For moodiness, irritability, depression, frequent sighing, PMS-related sx. Xiang Fu (Rhizoma Cyperi)
Similar to Zhi Shi but milder so can use in weak patients (or chronic conditions). Zhi Ke (Fructus Aurantii)
"Combine with Hou Po for abdominal bloating, distention, gas, belching" Zhi Shi (Fructus Aurantii Immaturus)
Bloating, food stagnation, abdominal distention, GERD, even constipation. Also edema and ascites. (Regulates and descends qi; relieves stagnation; promotes diuresis; expels dampness) The "Big Abdomen Peel" aka Da Fu Pi aka Betelnut Husk (Pericarpium Arecae Catcehu)
The qi regulator that "Strongly breaks gi stagnation" Qing Pi (Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae Viride)
The qi regulator that "Disperses masses and hardenings" including swollen breasts, testicles, livers and spleens Qing Pi (Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae Viride)
One of the qi regulators that is good for PMS sx. This one particularly for painful/swollen breasts. Qing Pi (Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae Viride)
"Similar to Chen Pi but more drying and less good as a qi regulator" Ju Hong (Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae Rubrum)
The qi regulator that is "very good at settling the stomach: Chen Pi (Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae)
The qi regulator for "cough with white sputum" Chen Pi (Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae)
The qi regulator for loose stools, diarrhea, poor appetite d/t Damp accumulation Chen Pi (Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae)
The Digestive herb (seed) that is one of the seeds in the "San Zi" (Three Seeds) Cold-Phlegm cough formula. Lai Fu Zi (Semen Raphani)
What, in addition to the Digestive "Herb" Semen Raphani (Lai Fu Zi), are the other two of the "Three Seeds" in famous Cold-Phlegm formula San Zi Yang Qin Tang? White Mustard Seed (Semen Sinapsis Albae/Bai Jie Zi) and Perilla Seed (Zi Su Zi/Semen Perilliae)
What Digestive herb can be used topically for warts? Ji Nei Jin (Endothelium Corneum Giglea Galli)
"Digestion of alcohol" Shen Qu (Massa Fermentata)
"Facilitates digestion and absorption of mineral rich "herbs" in formula" Shen Qu (Massa Fermentata)
Digestive herb that "Strengthens the Spleen" Gu Ya (Fructus Germinatus Oryzae Sativae)
"Use as powder (don't decoct) for better effect" Gu Ya (Fructus Germinatus Oryzae Sativae)
For Food Stagnation d/t SP qi Xu you would probably use the dry-fried form (Chao) of this rice sprout. Gu Ya (dry-fried is Chao Gu Ya)
Digestive that "Regulates Liver qi" Mai Ya (Fructus Germinatus Hordei Vulgaris)
"Added to tonic formulas to offset side effects: Mai Ya (Fructus Germinatus Hordei Vulgaris)
Helps digest starchy foods Mai Ya (Fructus Germinatus Hordei Vulgaris)
For lactose intolerance Shan Zha (Fructus Crataegi)
Helps digest meat/fat rich meals Shan Zha (Fructus Crataegi)
Lowers BP Shan Zha (Fructus Crataegi)
Raises BP Qing Pi (PCR Viride)
Activates Blood and eliminates stasis: For dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, post-partum abdominal pain Shan Zha (Fructus Crataegi)
Hawthorn berry ice cream anyone? Shan Zha (Fructus Crataegi)
The Digestive herb CF mentioned for splenomegaly/hepatomegaly Shan Zha (Fructus Crataegi)
The Qi Regulating herb CF mentioned for splenomegaly/hepatomegaly. It also regulates LR qi, disperses masses/hardenings, reduces food stagnation, transforms phlegm/damp and "strongly breaks qi stagnation" Qing Pi (PCR Viride)
Ascites. Orthopnea. Yang edema. Ting Li Zi (Semen Discurainiae seu Lepidii)
Yang edema. But also treats hypertension! Combine with Xing Ren to drain heat from Lung and stop wheezing/coughing. (Yes, Xing Ren is WAT but this one is Sweet & Cold so they balance out.) Sang Bai Pi (Cortex Mori)
For the "lingering cough that never seems to go away" or "that cough that stays with you after a respiratory tract infection." Also Yin Xu/Qi Xu cough. Bai Bu (Radix Stemonae)
Antitussive that kills lice and parasites Bai Bu (Radix Stemonae)
Antitussive that promotes diuresis and relieves edema (There are 2: the two cold ones) Sang Bai Pi (Mulberry Bark) and Ting Li Zi (Lepidium Seed or Descurainia Seed)
Antitussive that is good for the skin. Pi Pa Ye (Folium Eriobotryae)
Even though CF has Neutral in our notes, this Loquat Leaf is, in other sources, Cool , so it is often used for Lung Heat, Wind Heat and cough with thick YELLOW sputum Pi Pa Ye (Folium Eriobotryae)
Antitussive that is good when heat in ST is causing belching, hiccups, n/v Pi Pa Ye (Folium Eriobotryae)
Antitussive that descends rebellious LU qi AND rebellious ST qi Pi Pa Ye (Folium Eriobotryae)
The only antitussive to go to ST as well as LU Pi Pa Ye (Folium Eriobotryae)
The only antitussive to go to UB as well as LU TIng Li Zi (Lepidium or Descurainia Seed)
The two antitussives that go to LU and LI The apricot seed (Xing Ren) and the perilla seed (Zi Su Zi)
"Very similar to Xing Ren but Xing Ren does not Resolve Phlegm and this one does" Zi Su Zi (Semen Perillae)
The mother of this perilla seed is Zi Su Ye, a Wind-Cold diaphoretic that expands the chest and is used for n/v including morning sickness Zi Su Zi (Semen Perillae)
The "Welcome Winter Flower) that CF smoked to try to stop smoking. He says combine with Zi Wan (Radix Asteris) Kuan Dong Hua (Flos Farfarae Tussilaginis)
The antitussive that has Moistening effect on Lung Kuan Dong Hua (Flos Farfarae Tussilaginis)
"Very simple: descends rebellious Lung qi, expels phlegm, stops cough-- acute or chronic" Radix Asteris (Zi Wan)
"Primary herb for wheezine, asthma and descending rebellious Lu qi" Xing Ren (Semen Armeniacae)
"Cook this antitussive seed for only 5 minutes or all that good amaretto (an Italian sweet almond-flavoured liqueur made from a base of apricot or almond pits, sometimes both) goodness will escape!" Xing Ren (Semen Armeniacae)
Cold-Phlegm herb that acts as Envoy to guide formula to Upper Jiao Jie Geng (Radix Platycodi)
Cold-Phlegm herb that discharges pus, treats abscess, benefits throat Jie Geng (Radix Platycodi)
Cold-Phlegm herb that warms the lung to transform phlegm, open the channels & collaterals to dissolve nodules and reduce swelling/pain Bai Jie Zi (Semen Sinapsis Albae) aka White Mustard Seed
CF uses this Cold-Phlegm seed for nodules. Bai Jie Zi (Semen Sinapsis Albae) aka White Mustard Seed
CF says this Cold-Phlegm seed is also good for "Phlegm in the channels," i.e., joint pain Bai Jie Zi (Semen Sinapsis Albae) aka White Mustard Seed
"Use instead of Ma Huang for wheezing in weak patients" Bai Qian (Rx and Rz Cynanchi)
"FAMOUS for nausea & vomiting" (and cough with white sputum) Xuan Fu Hua (Flos Inulae) Transforms Cold-Phlegm; Descends rebellious qi. Enters SP/ST, Liver and Lung!!
Facial paralysis!! Bai Fu Zi (Rhizoma Typhonii)
Hemiplegia!! Bai Fu Zi (Rhizoma Typhonii) also c/b Tian Nan Xing (Rhizoma Arisaematis)
Clears Heat-Phlegm and CALMS THE SHEN! Dan Nan Xing (Arisaemae cum Felle Bovis)
Clears Heat-Phlegm and enters Liver to extinguish wind and stop spasms Dan Nan Xing (Arisaemae cum Felle Bovis)
"No one uses this (Cold Phlegm) herb for respiratory problems" (CF uses it for its strong anti-spasmodic properties: "Dispels Wind-Phlegm from channels to alleviate numbness, paralysis, spasms" Tian Nan Xing (Rhizoma Arisaematis)
"Such a great herb for transforming phlegm that it can be used for Heat Phlegm as well as Cold Phlegm (even though it is WAT) Ban Xia (Rhizoma Pinelliae)
#1 herb for coughing/wheezing with white sputum, nodules on body and n/v Ban Xia (Rhizoma Pinelliae)
Created by: mrbarr