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Which of the following herbs does NOT need to be wrapped during decoction?
a. che qian zi
b. shi wei
c. hai jin sha
d. hua shi
shi wei
2. Which herb is the best to promote urination AND tonify spleen?
a. fu ling
b. ze xie
c. chuan mu tong
d. chi xiao dou
fu ling
3. Which herb is best for cloudy Lin syndrome due to lower jiao damp heat?
a. yin chen hao
b. hu zhang
c. bei xie
d. di fu zi
bei xie
4. All of the following herbs benefit urination AND treat jaundice except?
a. yin chen hao
b. jin qian cao
c. hu zhang
d. tong cao
d. tong cao
5. Which of the following promotes lactation?
a. yi yi ren
b. fu ling
c. zhu ling
d. mu tong
d. mu tong
6. Which herb moves qi, transforms damp, and removes stagnation
a. cang zhu
b. hou po
c. sha ren
d. pei lan
b. hou po
7. Bai Dou Kou is similar to Hou Po but it is better at treating what?
a. vomiting
b. moving qi
c. transforming phlegm
d. relieving constipation
a. vomiting
8. All are true about Cao Dou Kou except?
a. contraindicated in cases of yin deficiency
b. dries dampness
c. needs to be decocted longer
d. has antibiotic action
c. needs to be decocted longer
9. Which of the following channels does Pei Lan enter?
a. liver
b. lung
c. bladder
d. spleen
d. spleen
10. Herbs that aromatically transform dampness are commonly used with herbs that
a. strengthen the tendons and bones
b. regulate qi
c. clear deficient heat
d. dispel wind to stop itching
d. dispel wind to stop itching
11. Mu Gua (papaya) is
a. slightly warm
b. good for Bi syndrome due to wind-cold damp
c. good for leg cramps
d. all of the above
d. all of the above
12. Which herb is most commonly used for joint pain?
a. du huo
b. wei ling xian
c. chuan wu
d. qi she
a. du huo
13. Dosage for Song Jie is
a. 5-15g
b. 10-15g
c. 15-30g
d. 3-10g
b. 10-15g
14. All of the following are true about Qin Jiao except?
a. treats all Bi syndromes
b. dispels wind-damp
c. kills parasites
d. clears heat deficiency
c. kills parasites
15. Sang Ji Sheng not only treats knee pain but it also
a. kills parasites
b. promotes urination
c. calms the fetus
d. expels phlegm
c. calms the fetus
16. Which herb is best for strengthening back and knees, and tonifying KD and LV?
a. qian nian jian
b. da fu pi
c. sheng jiang pi
d. sang zhi
a. qian nian jian
17. Which herb does the same as #16 (above) as well as promotes urination?
a. sheng jiang pi
b. gou ji
c. da fu pi
d. wu jia pi
d. wu jia pi
18. Gou Ji treats all of these except
a. bi syndrome
b. edema
c. enuresis
d. excessive vaginal discharge due to chong and ren deficiency
b. edema
19. What is a caution of Mu Gua?
a. contraindicated for pregnancy
b. toxicity
c. excess use can harm teeth and bones
d. antagonistic with xi jiao
c. excess use can harm teeth and bones
20. Which herb mainly treats upper extremity Bi pain?
a. sang ji
b. sang ye
c. sang zhi
d. sang bi
c. sang zhi
21. Beside moving qi and stopping pain this herb also warms the kidneys.
a. wu yao
b. chen xiang
c. mu xiang
d. xiang fu
a. wu yao
22. Zhi shi is stronger at treating what compared to Chen Pi and Qing Pi?
a. breast pain
b. drying dampness
c. hernial pain
d. dysentery and diarrhea
d. dysentery and diarrhea
23. Which herb treats uterine prolapse better than western treatments?
a. chen pi
b. zhi shi
c. qing pi
d. wu yao
b. zhi shi
24. Which is the best qi moving herb that stops menstrual pain, and is known as the “women’s ginseng?”
a. zhi ke
b. tan xiang
c. xiang fu
d. xie bai
c. xiang fu
25. Which herb moves qi, benefits the GB and is most useful for alleviating abdominal pain?
a. mu xiang
b. zh ke
c. tan xiang
d. xiang fu
a. mu xiang
26. Which herb treats Lin syndromes, wheezing, and stops bleeding?
a. di hu
b. bai mao gen
c. huai hua
d. ce bai ye
b. bai mao gen
27. Which of the following herbs moves blood, stops bleeding and is wrapped in decoction?
a. pu huang
b. qian cao
c. jiang xiang
d. san qi
a. pu huang
28. Which of the following herbs is incompatible with Wu Tou?
a. xian he cao
b. zi zhu
c. bai ji
d. zong lu pi/tan
c. bai ji
29. Bai Ji is stronger than this herb for stopping bleeding but this herb is better for treating burns topically.
a. xian he cao
b. zong lu
c. xue yu tan
d. zi zhu
d. zi zhu
30. All are true about Ou Jie except
a. stops heavy bleeding
b. stops diarrhea
c. removes blood stasis
d. it is sweet in nature
b. stops diarrhea
31. Which herb treats women’s issues (except when yin def), warms the womb and calms fetus?
a. pao jiang
b. ai ye
c. fu long gan
d. xao xin tu
b. ai ye
32. Which one is a qi moving herb in the category of blood moving herbs? It is also excellent in treating headaches.
a. chuan xiong
b. yan hu suo
c. jiang huang
d. yu jin
a. chuan xiong
33. This herb can move qi stagnation in the blood, and move blood stagnation in qi. It stops any kind of pain anywhere in the body.
a. chuan xiong
b. yan hu suo
c. jiang huang
d. yu jin
b. yan hu suo
34. All are true about Wu Ling Zhi except
a. decocted wrapped
b. incompatible with Ren Shen
c. regenerates flesh
d. stops bleeding
c. regenerates flesh
35. This herb is slightly toxic where a high dosage can cause respiratory failure to death. It is usually combined with hong hua.
a. dan shen
b. yi mu cao
c. niu xi
d. tao ren
d. tao ren
36. Which herb is commonly used as an auricular seed?
a. hong hua
b. yi mu cao
c. wang bu liu xing
d. niu xi
c. wang bu liu xing
37. This herb moves blood, and stops pain for traumatic experience and bone fractures. Dosage is 10-30g, which is higher than other herbs in this category.
a. liu ji nu
b. su mu
c. zi ran tong
d. gu sui bu
a. liu ji nu
38. All are true about E Zhu except
a. breaks up blood and drives out blood stasis for dysmenorrhea and amenorrhea
b. reconnects sinews and bones
c. dissolves food accumulation and stops pain
d. acrid, bitter and warm
b. reconnects sinews and bones
39. Which herb in the same category as E Zhu, promotes lactation and promotes discharge of pus? Dr. Qi’s wife hated this herb. 
a. tu bie chong
b. san leng
c. chuan shan jia
d. shui zhi
c. chuan shan jia
40. Which herb is the “coagulation” herb – it removes stasis as well as stops bleeding?
a. pu huang
b. qian cao
c. jiang xiang
d. san qi
d. san qi
41. The #1 herb to resolve phlegm is what?
a. bai fu zi
b. bai jie zi
c. ban xia
d. tian nan
c. ban xia
42. All are true of Ban Xia except?
a. it’s contraindicated for yang deficiency
b. 30g processed; .1-2.4g unprocessed – more can be toxic
c. it’s incompatible with wu tou
d. it is the chief herb in Er Chen Tang
a. it’s contraindicated for yang deficiency
43. All are true about Wu Ling Zhi except?
a. moves blood and stops pain
b. reduces swelling and regenerates flesh
c. incompatible with Ren Shen
d. wrapped for decoction
b. reduces swelling and regenerates flesh
44. Which herb transforms sputum, guides lung and stomach qi downward and must be wrapped for decoction?
a. bai fu zi
b. bai jie zi
c. xuan fu hua
d. tian nan
c. xuan fu hua
45. This herb guides qi downward and expels phlegm for coughing caused by phlegm-heat. It also expels wind-heat coughing.
a. zhe bei mu
b. gua lou
c. zhu ru
d. qian hu
d. qian hu
46. Which one is NOT true about Hai Zao?
a. resolves “invisible” phlegm
b. clears heart and stops convulsion
c. incompatible with gan cao
d. promotes urination
b. clears heart and stops convulsion
47. This herb guides lung qi downward, stops coughing and wheezing due to phlegm, and moistens intestines?
a. su zi
b. xing ren
c. bai bu
d. pi pa ye
a. su zi
48. If a patient has chills and fever without sweating, headache, abdominal pain, vomiting, a white greasy tongue, and a soggy pulse (exterior syndrome due to wind-cold damp in the middle jiao), which herb is best to use?
a. pei lan
b. huo xiang
c. cang zhu
d. hou po
b. huo xiang
49. If a patient complains of edema with urinary difficulty, cough , wheezing, fullness in the chest, red tongue with yellow coating, slippery and rapid pulse, which herb is best used?
a. zi wan
b. kuan dong hua
c. ting li zi
d. pi pa ye
c. ting li zi
50. Which herb requires 60-120g to stop lactation?
a. shan zha
b. shen qu
c. mai ya
d. gu ya
c. mai ya
51. All are true about Ji Nei Jin except?
a. stops diarrhea
b. improves digestion for food stagnation
c. stops frequent urination
d. dissolves kidney and gallbladder stones
a. stops diarrhea
52. Which herb rescues collapsed yang, requires 60 minutes more decoction than other herbs, is considered the “Hottest herb”, and can be very toxic?
a. rou gui
b. xiao hui xiang
c. wu zhu yu
d. fu zi
d. fu zi
53. Which herb is best used for a jueyin headache?
a. rou gui
b. xiao hui xiang
c. wu zhu yu
d. fu zi
c. wu zhu yu
54. Which of the following herbs cannot be used with Yu Jin?
a. ding xiang
b. rou gui
c. gan jiang
d. xiao hui xiang
a. ding xiang
55. Which of the following herbs is best for cough with thick, yellow sputum, a red tongue with yellow, greasy coating, and a slippery, rapid pulse? It is also incompatible with Wu Tou.
a. bai fu zi
b. gua lou
c. cao dou kou
d. tian nan xing
b. gua lou