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What 2 herbs need to be dissolved in a strained decoction?
E jiao
Yi tang
Mix with honey to decrease the damage to yin effect?
Ma Huang
Boil what 2 very toxic herbs for 30-60 minutes longer?
Chuan wu
Cao Wu
What is combines with Da zao to harmonize?
sheng jiang
What diuretic herb is good for jaundice and what point goes with it?
Yin chen hao and DU9
This herb must be crushed to work?
Suan zao ren
Describe the primary versus secondary effect for Bai zhu and Cang zhu.
Bai shu strengthens the spleen which then dries damp, Cang zhu dries damp which then strengthens the spleen.
What is the temperature of Tian Ma? How does this relate to its function?
Neutral so it can be used for tremors caused by heat or cold.
What is the dosage tian ma in powdered form?
0.9 - 1.5 grams
Yang tonics relate to regulating what function?
Endocrine
The driest herb?
Cang zhu
How many grams of Dan Shen for vasculitis?
60g
What is the temperature difference for sheng di huang vs. Shu di huang?
sheng di huang is cold she di huang is slightly warm.
What 2 herbs used together are good for calm the fetus?
Bai Zhu and Huang Qin
What are the best 2 activate blood herbs to use for masses?
San leng and Ezhu
What Yang tonic is used for infertility?
Xian Mao
What yang tonic regulates the 8 extra vessels?
Lu rong
What is is the only "very warm" herb, what category is it in?
Bu gu zhi, Yang tonifying
What are three cause of liver wind?
blood deficiency wind,
Liver yang rising,
high fever
What are the differences of Mai men dong and Tian men dong?
Tian men dong is heavier and goes to kidney and is cold and must have heat signs, Mai men dong is lighter, goes to the stomach and slightly cold
What are the 3 very cold herbs?
Shi gao, mang xiao, tian men dong
What are the 4 indications for anchor and calm spirit herbs?
Shen disturbance,
LV yang rising,
Leakage of LU Qi
ST Qi rebellion
What is the only flower that goes down?
Xuan fu hua
What are 3 functions of sang ji sheng and du zhong?
Strengthen Liver and kidney,
Calms the fetus, Lowers blood pressure
What part of Gui Ban is used for yin?
Ventral for yin
What herb cooked longer than 10 minutes will not lower blood pressure?
Gou Teng
What dosage of hong hua is needed to harmonize the blood?
0.9 - 1.5 g
What herb cooked for 10 minutes will decrease it purgative effect?
Da Huang
What cathartic herb is incompatible with Gan Cao?
Jing Da ji
How is Da Huang prepared to use for blood stasis?
With wine
What 3 Dispel wind heat herbs benefit the throat?
Bo he, niu bang zi, chan tui