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Which of the following herb types might you add to a formula that resolves phlegm?
a. wind-dispelling herbs
b. Qi regulating herbs
c. Blood invigorating herbs
d. astringent herbs
b. Qi regulating herbs
Which of the following symptom sets does Er Chen Tang (Two Aged Dec.) NOT address?
a. dizziness, heart palpitations
b. nausea, vomiting
c. difficult expectoration, dryness of the throat
d. fullness in the chest
c. difficult expectoration, dryness of the throat
Which of the following herb sets is part of Ban Xia Zhu Ru Tang (Pinellia, Atractylodis and Gastrodia Dec.)?
a. Fu Ling, Ju Hong, Wu Mei, Sheng Jiang
b. Zhu Ru, Zhi Shi, Fu Ling, Gan Cao
c. Bie Mu, Gua Lou, Da Zao, Ju Hong
d. Fu Ling, Gan Cao, Sheng Jiang, Da Zao
d. Fu Ling, Gan Cao, Sheng Jiang, Da Zao
Which of the following signs do formulas that stabilize and astringe NOT address?
a. copius vaginal discharge with weak pulse
b. cock crow diarrhea
c. seminal emmisions with weak extremities
d. sweating with a full, rapid pulse
d. sweating with a full, rapid pulse
Jie Geng and Niu Xie are both found in which of the following formulas?
a. Tao He Cheng Qi Tang (Prunus Order the Qi Dec.)
b. Wen Jing Tang (Warm the Gallbladder Dec.)
c. Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan (Cinnamomum and Poria Pill)
d. Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang (Blood Manision Eliminate Stasis Dec.)
d. Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang (Blood Manision Eliminate Stasis Dec.)
Which of the following statements is INCORRECT regarding the use of tonifying formulas?
a. tonifying formulas should not be given too early for patients with external syndrome
b. Qi tonifying formulas can enhance immune function
c. for best results, tonifying formulas should be taken before meals
d. tonifying formulas are suitable for all types of people
d. tonifying formulas are suitable for all types of people
Which of the following herb pairs harmonizes the nutrative and protective Qi?
a. Ma Huang, Gui Zhi
b. Bai Saho, Gui Zhi
c. Huang Qi, Gui Zhi
d. Bai Zhu, Fang Feng
b. Bai Saho, Gui Zhi
Which of the following symptoms are NOT among the symptoms for Ma Xing Shi Gan Tang(Ephedra, Prunus, Gypsum and Glycyrrhiza Dec.)?
a. coughing, laborded breathing and wheezing
b. fever and thirst
c. red tongue, yellow coating
d. floating and tight pulse
d. floating and tight pulse
Which of the following herb pairs harmonizes the shao yang?
a. Long Dan Cao, Huang Qin
b. Ban Xia, Sheng Jiang
c. Chai Hu, Huang Qin
d. Huang Lian, Gan Jiang
c. Chai Hu, Huang Qin
Which of the following formulas is the most appropriate for treating wheezing due to external cold with internal heat?
a. Bai Hu Tang (White Tiger Dec.)
b. Ma Huang Tang (Ephedra Dec.)
c. Ding Chuan Tang (Stop Wheezing Dec.)
d. Ma Xing Shi Gan Tang (Ephedra, Prunus, Gypsum and Glycyrrhiza Dec.)
d. Ma Xing Shi Gan Tang (Ephedra, Prunus, Gypsum and Glycyrrhiza Dec.)
Which of the following formulas addresses night sweats due to heart blood deficiency?
a. Xiao Yao San (Easy Wanderer Plus)
b. Liu Wei Di Huang Wan (Six Ingredient Pill)
c. Gui Pi Tang (Restore the Spleen Dec.)
d. Gui Zhi Tang (Cinnamomum Dec.)
c. Gui Pi Tang (Restore the Spleen Dec.)
Which is the formula of choice for plapitations caused by Blood and Qi stagnation in the chest?
a. Tao He Cheng Qi Tang(Prunus Order the Qi Dec.)
b. Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang (Blood Mansion Eliminate Stasis Dec.)
c. Gui Pi Tang (Restore the Spleen Dec.)
d. Tian Wang Bu Xin Dan (Heavenly mperor's Heart-Tonic Pill)
b. Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang (Blood Mansion Eliminate Stasis Dec.)
Six year old patient with chronic illness is spitting constanly because of excess saliva. T: pale with moist coating P: weak.
Which of the following formulas would be best?
a. Wu Zhu Yu Tang (Evodia Dec.)
b. Li Zong Wan (Regulate the Middle Pill)
c. Er Chen Tang (Two Old Dec.)
d. Gui Pi Tang (Restore the Spleen Dec.)
b. Li Zong Wan (Regulate the Middle Pill)
spitting
Which type of hypochondriac pain does Xiao Yao San (Easy Wanderer Powder) treat?
a. fixed sharp pain in the hypochondrium worse at night
b. chronic vague, lingering pain worse after exertion
c. distending pain that varies, caused or worsened with stress or anger
d. distensding pain with SOB and coughing that is worse while breathing
c. distending pain that varies, caused or worsened with stress or anger
stress/anger
Which is best for Qi and Yin impairment caused by profuse sweating?
a. Liu Wei Di Huang Wan (Six Ingredient Rehmannia Pill)
b. Qing Hao Bei Jia Tang (Artemesia and Amyda Dec.)
c. Gui Pi Tang (Restore the Spleen Dec.)
d. Sheng Mai San (Generate the Pulse Powder)
d. Sheng Mai San (Generate the Pulse Powder)
sweating
Which of the following symptom sets does Xiao Chai Hu Tang (Minor Buleurum Dec.) NOT treat?
a. shao yang syndrome
b. jaundice with alternating fever and chills
c. wind-cold invasion after childbirth
d. chronic childhood convulsions with cold extremities
d. chronic childhood convulsions with cold extremities
Which of the following symptom sets indicates the use of Qing Hao Bie Jia Tang (Artemesia and Amyda Dec.)?
a. high-grade fever in the afternoon, profuse sweat, severe thirst, full pulse
b. low-grade fever in the morning, worse from exertion, P: weak
c. low-grade fever in evening, night sweats, P: thin & rapid
d. low-grade fever in the evening with severe pain after trauma, P: rough
c. low-grade fever in evening, night sweats, P: thin & rapid
Which of the following sets of herb pairs relieves abdominal pain and spasm?
a. Gui Zi, Bai Shao
b. Ma Huang, Bai Shao
c. Zhi Gan Cao, Chi Shao
d. Zhi Gan Cao, Bai Shao
d. Zhi Gan Cao, Bai Shao
The pathogenisis that indicates the use of Gu Jing Wan (Stabilze the Menses Pill) is which of the following?
a. weak spleen unable to control the blood
b. Blood stagnation
c. LV Qi stagnation generating heat that disturbs the chong and ren channels
d. KD deficiency leading to chong and ren channel disharmony
c. LV Qi stagnation generating heat that disturbs the chong and ren channels
Whic of the following syndromes do diaphoretic formulas NOT treat?
a. external wind
b. later stage of measles
c. acute superficial edema
d. initial stage foe boils and carbuncles with chills & fever
b. later stage of measles
Which of the following formulas is best for patients that present lingering, vague headaches with empty feeling in the head, worse in morning after exertion?
a. Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin (Gastrodia and Uncaria Dec.)
b. Long Dan Xie Gan Tang ( Gentiana Drain the Liver Dec.)
c. Liu Wei Di Huang Wan (Six Ingredient Rehmannia Pill)
d. Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang (Tonify the Middle and Increase the Qi Dec.)
d. Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang (Tonify the Middle and Increase the Qi Dec.)
The function of Da Huang in Tao He Cheng Qi Tang (Prunus Order the Qi Dec.)is which of the following?
a. purge the intestines to relieve constipation
b. clear damp-heat
c. reduce Blood stagnation and clear heat
d. expel damp
c. reduce Blood stagnation and clear heat
Which is the correct pathogenesis for Wen Jing Tang (Warn the Menses Dec.)?
a. empty cold in the chong and ren channels with Blood stagnation
b. SP Qi deficiency unable to control Blood
c. Blood stagnation with Blood deficiency in the uterus
d. LV Qi stagnation with Blood deficiency
a. empty cold in the chong and ren channels with Blood stagnation
Wu Zhu Yu is the king herb in Wu Zhu Yu Tang (Evodia Dec.)
Which of the following is NOT among its functions?
a. soothes the LV and spreads constrained LV Qi
b. warms the SP and ST, descends rebeliious Qi
c. warms the LV and KD
d. dispels cold and dries damp
d. dispels cold and dries damp
Which of the following syndromes in NOT among the indications for Si Wu Tang(Four Substances Dec.)?
a. irregular menstruation due to Blood stagnation
b. amenorrhea due to Blood stagnation
c. leucorrhea due to accumulation of damp
d. dysemnorrhea due to Blood stagnation
c. leucorrhea due to accumulation of damp
Which is the correct indicated pathogenesis for Gan Mai Da Zai Tang (Glycyrrhiza, Triticum and Zizyphus Dec.)?
a. LV Qi stagnation with heat
b. Qi and phlegm accumulation
c. Qi and Blood failing to nourish the HT
d. heat-phlegm disturbing the HT
c. Qi and Blood failing to nourish the HT
Which is the correct formula for treating chest pain (chest bi) caused by middle warmer deficiency with cold?
a. Da Jin Zhong Tang (Major Strengthen the Middle Dec.)
b. Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang (Blood Mansion Eliminate Stasis Dec.)
c. Si Jun Zi Tang (Four Gentlemen Dec.)
d. Li Zhong Wan (Regulate the Middle Pill)
d. Li Zhong Wan (Regulate the Middle Pill)
Which of the following formulas cannot treat conditions associated with an external pathogenic factor?
a. Tian Ma Go Teng Yin (Gastrodia and Uncaria Dec.)
b. Zhi Sou San (Stop Cough Powder)
c. Ding Chuan Tang (Stop Wheezing Dec.)
d. Huo Xiang Zheng Qi San (Agastache Correct the Qi Powder)
a. Tian Ma Go Teng Yin (Gastrodia and Uncaria Dec.)
Which of the following syndromes do formulas that drain downward (purgative) NOT treat?
a. constipation
b. food stagnation in the stomach
c. heat accumulation in the intestines
d. water accumulation
b. food stagnation in the stomach
Which of the following indications for Si Ni San (Frigid Extremities Powder) is INCORRECT?
a. cold limbs due to internal Yang Qi accumulation
b. dysmenorrhea due to LV Qi stagnation with Blood stagnation
c. abdominal pain due to LV/SP disharmony
d. diarrhea with tenesmus due to LV overacting the SP
b. dysmenorrhea due to LV Qi atagnation with Blood stagnation
Which of the following symptom sets does Huang Lian Jie Du Tang (Coptis Relieve Toxicity) NOT treat?
a. diarrhea T: pale, scalloped, greasy yellow coating
b. frequent urgent urination with burning sensation
c. boils, carbuncles and furuncles that appear red and swollen
d. acute dysentery with blood/puss contained in stool
a. diarrhea T: pale, scalloped, greasy yellow coating
Yue Ju Wan (Escape Restraint Pill) addresses six types of stagnation. Which is the MAIN pathogenic factor?
a. Qi stagnation
b. Blood stagnation
c. damp stagnation
d. food stagnation
a. Qi stagnation
Tan Yin (phlegm-mucus) syndromes are characterized by a throbbing feeling in the lower abdomen, dizziness, coughing, SOB and vomiting or drooling frothy saliva.
Which of the following formulas treats this syndrome?
a. Ping Wei San (Calm the Stomach Powder)
b. Zhen Wu Tang (True Warrior Dec.)
c. Wu Ling San (Five Fungus Powder)
d. Er Chen Tang (Two Old Dec.)
c. Wu Ling San (Five Fungus Powder)
Which of the following menstrual conditions does Si Wu Tang (Four Substance Dec.) treat?
a. late menses, thin scanty flow, abdominal cramps after menses
b. short menstrual cycle or persistant uterine bleeding with thin pink flow or prolonged spotting
c. continuous menstrual or uterine bleeding that alternates between trickling and gushing, the blood is bright red may have dark purple clots
d. shrotened menstrual cycle with profuse fresh red bleeding
a. late menses, thin scanty flow, abdominal cramps after menses
Ban Xia Bai Zhu Tian Ma Tang ( Pinellia, Atractylodes and Gastrodia Dec.) addresses which of the following organ pairs?
a. HT & LV
b. LU & SP
c. KD & HT
d. SP & LV
d. SP & LV
Which key symptom pairs indicates the use of Ju Pi Zhu Ru Tang (Citrus and Phyllostachys Dec.)?
a. dizziness and headache
b. hiccoughs and vomiting
c. cough and dyspnea
d. diarrhea and tenesmus
b. hiccoughs and vomiting
According to the Shang Han Lun, the indication for Wu Ling San (Five Ingredient Powder) is which of the following?
a. Blood retention in the lower warmer with heat accumulation
b. water retention in the lower warmer that invades the tai yang channel and organ
c. pathogenic factor in the yang ming channel and organ
d. pathogenic factor invading the tai yang and yang ming channels
b. water retention in the lower warmer that invades the tai yang channel and organ
Which of the following formulas treat both difficult and frequent urination?
a. Jin Gui Shen Qi Tang (Golden Cabinet Kidney Pill)
b. Wu Ling San (five Fungus Powder)
c. Zhu Ling Tang ( Polyporus Dec.)
d. Ba Zheng San (Eight Corrections Powder
a. Jin Gui Shen Qi Tang (Golden Cabinet Kidney Pill)
A patient with shao yang symdrome is treated with prugative formula accidentally. Now patient has epigastric fullness and distension without pain, dry heaves, loss of appetite, flatulence with diarrhea.
Which is the appropriate formula for the patient now?
a. Bao He Wan (Preserve and Harmonize Pill)
b. Ban Xia Xie Xin Tang (Pinella Drain the Epigastrium Dec.)
c. Tiao Wei Cheng Qi Tang (Regulate the Stomach and Order the Qi Dec.)
d. Li Zhong Wan (Regulate the Middle Pill)
b. Ban Xia Xie Xin Tang (Pinella Drain the Epigastrium Dec.)
Patient recieves an acupuncture treatment, points include: UB23 tonify,UB13 tonify, Ren 17 tonify, Ren 6 tonify, DU12 tonify, UB43 tonify, ST40 even.
Which is the best formula for this patient.
a. Ma Huang Tang (Ephedra Dec.)
b. Ding Chuan Tang (Stop Wheezing Dec.)
c. Ma Xing Shi Gan Tang (Ephedra, Prunus, Gypsum and Glycyrrhiza Dec.)
d. Su Zi Jiang Qi Tang (Perilla Descend the Qi Dec.)
d. Su Zi Jiang Qi Tang (Perilla Descend the Qi Dec.)
Which of the following statements is INCORRECT regarding the treatment of external syndromes?
a. The patient has severe Qi and Blood deficiency when exogenous pathogenic factor invades, 1st tonify Qi and Blood the release then exterior
b. an overdose of diaphoretic herbs can damage Qi and Yin
c. diaphoretic herbs should be decocted for a short time
d. during the treatment of external syndromes the patient should avoid eating greasy cold or raw foods
a. The patient has severe Qi and Blood deficiency when exogenous pathogenic factor invades, 1st tonify Qi and Blood the release then exterior
expell first, tonify after
Which of the following formulas releases pathogenis factors from the muscle layer and clears heat?
a. Gui Zhi Tang (Cinnamomum Dec.)
b. Chai Ge Jie Ji Tang (Bupleurum and Pueraria Release the Muscle Layer Dec)
c. Ge Gen Tang (Pueraria Dec.)
d. Yin Qiao Tang (Lonicera and Forsythis Powder)
b. Chai Ge Jie Ji Tang (Bupleurum and Pueraria Release the Muscle Layer Dec)
Patient F/32, suffers chronic headaches that occur during of after the menses. The pain is vague and located around the ears, temples and eyebrows, worse in the afternoon or evening. T: pale P: weak and thin
Which of the following formulas is best for her condition?
a. Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin (Gastrodia and Uncaria Dec)
b. Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang (Tonify the Middle and Increase the Qi Dec.)
c. Si Wu Tang (Four Substances Dec)
d. Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang (Blood Mansion Eliminate Stasis Pill)
c. Si Wu Tang (Four Substances Dec)
Which of the following formulas does NOT treat cough?
a. Ju Pi Zhu Ru Tang (Citrus and Phyllostachys Dec.)
b. Zhi Sou San (Stop Cough Powder)
c. Ma Xing Shi Gan Tang (Ephedra, Prunus, Gypsum and Gylyrrhiza Dec.)
d. Shen Mai San (Generate the Pulse Powder)
a. Ju Pi Zhu Ru Tang (Citrus and Phyllostachys Dec.)
Zhen Wu Tang (True Warrior Dec.) Wen Dang Tang (Warm the Gallbladder Dec.) and Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang (Blood mansion Eliminate Stasis Dec.) all treat which of the following symptoms?
a. edema
b. diffucult urination
c. insomnia
d. palpitations
b. diffucult urination
Which of the following herbs does Gu Jing Wan (Stabilize the Menses Pill) include to regulate Qi and spread LV Qi?
a. Chai Hu
b. Xiang Fu
c. Bo He
d. Chaun Xiong
b. Xiang Fu
Patient F/65 complains of skin itching for 3 years, worse in the evening, skin is dry with scales from scratching.
Which of the following formulas would you choose?
a. Xiao Feng San (Eliminate Wind Powder)
b. Long Dan Xie Gan Tang (Gentiana Drain the Liver Dec)
c. Si Wu Tang (Four Substances Dec.)
d. Er Chen Tang (Two Old Dec.)
c. Si Wu Tang (Four Substances Dec.)
Which of the following conditions should be treated with the harmonization treatment method?
a. LV Qi stagnation with heat
b. LV overacting on the SP
c. middle warmer deficiency with cold
d. Blood stagnation in the channels and collaterals
b. LV overacting on the SP
Acupuncture prescription for a patient include the following: UB25 tonify, St25 tonify, TW6 tonify, KD6 tonify, LI 11 reduce, LI4 reduce.
Which is the correct formula for the patient?
a. Tiao Wei Cheng Qi Tang (Regulate the Stomach and Order the Qi Dec.)
b. Ping Wei San (Calm The Stomach Powder)
c. Da Jian Zhong Tang (Major Strenthen the Middle Dec.)
d. Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang ( Tonify the Middle and Increase the Qi Dec.)
a. Tiao Wei Cheng Qi Tang (Regulate the Stomach and Order the Qi Dec.)
Patient with chronic cough diagnosed as LU Qi deficiency.
Which of the following formula pairs is the best choice?
a. Ma Huang Tang, Zhi Sou San
b. Si Jun Si Tang, Yu Ping Feng San
c. Er Chen Tang, Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang
d. Sang Ju Yin, Si Jun Zi Tang
b. Si Jun Si Tang, Yu Ping Feng San
Acupuncture point prescription for patient suffering from dizziness includes: GB20 UB18 UB23 KD3 & LV2.
Which is the best choice of formula for this patient?
a. Er Che Tang ( Two aged Dec.)
b. Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang (Tonify the Middle to Increase the Qi Dec.)
c. Ban Xia Bai Zhu Tian Ma Tang (Pinella, Atractylodes and Gastrodia Dec.)
d. Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin (Gastrodia and Uncaria Dec.)
d. Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin (Gastrodia and Uncaria Dec.)
What is the most probable tongue and pulse of a patient taking Ping Wei San (Calm the Stomach Powder)?
a. T:swollen, greasy thick white coat P:moderate or slippery
b. T:swollen, greasy thick yellow coating P:rapid and slippery
c. T:pale with thin white coating P: weak and thin
d. T:pale purple, greasy thick white coating P:slippery, wiry
a. T:swollen, greasy thick white coat P:moderate or slippery
In which of the following conditions is Wen Jing Tang (Warm the Menses Dec.) NOT indicted?
a. irregular menstrual flow and cycle
b. pain, cold and distension in lower abdomen
c. low-grade fever at dusk, dry lips and mouth
d. abdominal masses due to blood stagnation from excess
d. abdominal masses due to blood stagnation from excess
In which type of tidal fever is Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang (Tonify the Middle and Increase the Qi Dec.) indicated?
a. low-grade in the morning
b. low-grade in the evening
c. high-grade in the afteroon
d. high-grade in the evening
a. low-grade in the morning
Which is the king herb(s) in Ren Shen Bai Du San (Panax Expel Toxin Powder)?
a. Ren Shen
b. Qian Huo and Du Huo
c. Chai Hu
d. Jie Geng and Zhi Ke
b. Qian Huo and Du Huo
Patient is spitting frothy saliva and complains of vertigo and a pulsing sensation below the imbilicus. T: white coating P: slippery
Which is the right formula for this condition?
a. Zhen Wu Tang (True Warrior Dec.)
b. Wu Ling San (Five Fungus Powder)
c. Er Chen Tang (Two Old Dec.)
d. Ban Xia Xie Xin Tang (Pilnellia Drain the Epigastrium Dec.)
b. Wu Ling San (Five Fungus Powder)
Which of the following formulas should be prescribed with great caution in patients with hypertension?
a. Wh Zhu Yu Tang (Evodia Dec.)
b. Gui Zhi Tang (Cinnamomum Dec.)
c. Ge Gen Tang (Pueraria Dec.)
d. Da Cheng Qi Tang (Major Order the Qi Decocotion)
c. Ge Gen Tang (Pueraria Dec.)
Which of the following formulas do not originate from the Shang Han Lun?
a. Bai Hu Tang (White Tiger Dec.)
b. Wu Zhu Yu Tang (Evodia Dec.)
c. Gan Mai Da Zao Tang (Glycyrrhiza, triticum and Zizyphus Dec.)
d. Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang (Blood Mansion Eliminate Stasis Dec.)
d. Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang (Blood Mansion Eliminate Stasis Dec.)
According to the Shang Han Lun Zhen Wu Tang (True Warrior Dec.) treats which of the following six stage syndromes?
a. yang ming
b. shao yang
c. shao yin
d. jue yin
c. shao yin
Which of the following herbs is the king in Yue Ju Wan (Escape Restraint Pill)?
a. Xiang Fu
b. Chuan Xiong
c. Cang Zhu
d. Shan Zhi Zi
a. Xiang Fu