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Overuse of acrid, wind and exterior resolving herbs may:
a. damage Yin fluids
b. damage Qi
c. give rise to upward stirring of wind
d. aggravate ascendant LV yang
e. all of the above
e. all of the above
Herba Ephedra (Ma Huang)'s flavor and nature (temp) are:
a. acrid, slightly bitter, warm
b. acrid, slightly bitter, neutral
c. acrid, slightly sweet, warm
d. acrid, salty, cool
e. acrid, sweet, cool
a. acrid, slightly bitter, warm
Herba Ephedra (Ma Huang) enters which channels?
a. foot Tai Yang (UB), foot Yang Ming (ST)
b. foot Tai Yin (LU), hand Tai Yin (LI)
c. hand Shao Yin (HT), hand Tai Yang (SI)
d. hand Shao Yang (TW), foot Shao Yin (KD)
e. hand Tai Yin (LU), foot Tai Yang (UB)
e. hand Tai Yin (LU), foot Tai Yang (UB)
To reduce Herba Ephedrae (Ma Huang)'s effect of resolving the exterior and damaging Yin by:
a. stir-frying
b. Mix-frying with honey
c. carbonizing
d. calcining
3. dicing
b. Mix-frying with honey
Herba Ephedrae (Ma Huang) mainly treats:
a. exterior wind-cold excess patterns
b. exterior wind-heat excess patterns
c. exterior wind-cold deficiency patterns
d. exterior wind-dampness deficiency patterns
e. none of the above
a. exterior wind-cold excess patterns
Which of the following herbs resolve the exterior, regulate breathing and promote urination?
a. Herba Elsholziae (Xiang Ru)
b. Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis (Hou Po)
c. Herba Ephedrae (Ma Huang)
d. Semen Tinglizi (Ting Li Zi)
e. Cortex Radicis Mori Albi (Sang Bai Pi)
c. Herba Ephedrae (Ma Huang)
Which of the following herbs is not acrid and warm?
a. Herba Ephedrae (Ma Huang)
b. Radix Bupleuri (Chai Hu)
c. Rammulus Cinnamomi Cassiae (Gui Zhi)
d. Raw Rhizoma Zingiberis (Sheng Jiang)
e. Folium Perillae Frutescentis (Zi Su Ye)
b. Radix Bupleuri (Chai Hu)
Rammulus Cinnamomi Cassiae (Gui Zhi) resolves the exterior and also:
a. harmonizes the constructive and defensive
b. warms the channels and scatters cold
c. frees the flow of yang and transforms Qi
d. promotes the flow of the blood in the vessels
e. all of the above
e. all of the above
Which of the following herbs should be used to treat exterior deficiency with sweating, aversion to wind and fever:
a. Herba Ephedrae (Ma Huang)
b. Radix Astragali Membranacei (Huang Qi)
c. Rammulus Cinnamomi Cassiae (Gui Zhi)
d. Radix Ledebouriellae Divaricatae (Fang Feng)
e. Folium Periilae Frutescentis (Zi Su Ye)
d. Radix Ledebouriellae Divaricatae (Fang Feng)
Which of the following herbs is best for treating painful menstruation and blocked menstruation due to cold stagnating in the channels?
a. Radix Salviae Miliiorrhizae (Dan Shen)
b. Herba Leonuri Heterophylli (Yi Mu Cao)
c. Tuber Curcumae (Yu Jin)
d. Radix Rubrus Paeoniae Lactiflorae (Chi Shao)
e. Rammulus Cinnamomi Cassiae (Gui Zhi)
e. Rammulus Cinnamomi Cassiae (Gui Zhi)
Which of the exterior-resolving herbs, expels wind, vents rashes, and stops bleeding?
a. Herba Ephedra (Ma Huang)
b. Folium Perillae Frutescentis (Zi Su Ye)
c. Herba Seu Flos Schizonepetae Tenuifoliae (Jing Jie Sui)
d. Radix Bupleuri (Cai Hu)
e. Raw Rhizom Zingiberis (Sheng Jiang)
c. Herba Seu Flos Schizonepetae Tenuifoliae (Jing Jie Sui)
Folium Perillae Frutescentis (Zi Su Ye) can be combined with which of the following herbs to resolve the exterior, rectify Qi, warm the middle and transform turbidity?
a. Herba Menthe Haplocalycis (Bo He)
b. Herba Agastachis Seu Pogostemi (Huo Xiang)
c. Fructus Amomi (Sha Ren)
d. Fructus Terminaliae Chebulae (He Zi)
e. Radix Bupleuri (Chai Hu)
b. Herba Agastachis Seu Pogostemi (Huo Xiang)
Follium Perillae Frutescentis (Zi Su Ye) enters which channels?
a. LU & SP
b. LV & LU
c. ST & LI
d. SP & KD
e. HT & LU
a. LU & SP
Radix Lebeouriellae Divaricatae (Fang Feng) enters which channels?
a. foot Tai Yang (UB) & foot Jue Yin (LV) & foot Tai Yin (SP)
b. foot Tai Yang (UB) & foot Jue Yin (LV) & foot Yang Ming (ST)
c. hand Tai Yang (SI) & foot Jue Yin (LV) & foot Tai Yin (SP)
d. hand Tai Yang (SI) & foot Jue Yin (LV) & foot Yang Ming (ST)
e, foot Jue Yin (LV) & hand and foot Shao Yang (GB,TW)
a. foot Tai Yang (UB) & foot Jue Yin (LV) & foot Tai Yin (SP)
Which of the following herbs is best to treat exterior wind-cold with chest opression due to Qi stagnation?
a. Herba Seu FLos Schizonepetae Tenuifoliae (Jing Jie Sui)
b. Radix Ledebouriellae Divaricatae (Fang Feng)
c. Folium Perillae Frutescentis (Zi Su Ye)
d. raw Rhizoma Zingiberis (Sheng Jiang)
e. Radix Rhizoma Notopterygii (Qiang Huo)
c. Folium Perillae Frutescentis (Zi Su Ye)
Which herb is a guide herb for other herbs to the Tai Yang channel and Du (governing) vessel?
a. Rhizom Coptidis Chinensis (Huang Lian)
b. Rhizoma Anemarrhenae Asphekodis (Zhi Mu)
c. Radix Rhizoma Notopterygii (Qiang Huo)
d. Radix Platycodi Gradiflori (Jie Geng)
e. Herba Ephedrae (Ma Huang)
c. Radix Rhizoma Notopterygii (Qiang Huo)
Which acrid, warm exterior-resolver treats yellow and green nasal discharge due to heat:
a. Radix Angelicae Dahuricae (Bai Zhi)
b. raw Rhizoma Zingiberis (Sheng Jiang)
c. Radix Ledebouriellae Divaricatae (Fang Feng)
d. Ramulus Cinnamomi Cassiae (Gui Zhi)
e. Herba Ephedrae (Ma Huang)
a. Radix Angelicae Dahuricae (Bai Zhi)
Which acrid exterior-resolver also harmonizes the constructive and defensive while reducing the toxicity of other herbs?
a. Herba Asarum Cum Radice (Xi Xin)
b. Herba Ledebouriellae Divaricatae (Fang Feng)
c. Herba Seu Flos Schizonepetae Tenuifoliae (Jing Jie Sui)
d. Raw Rhizoma Zingiberis (Sheng Jiang)
e. Folium Perillae Frutecentis (Zi Su Ye)
d. Raw Rhizoma Zingiberis (Sheng Jiang)
Uncooked Rhizoma Zingiberis (Sheng Jiang) should be:
a. decocted first
b. decocted after
c. always stir fried
d. decocted with other herbs
e. only steeped
b. decocted after
Which herb is best for externally contracted summer-heat with emission of heat, aversion to cold, vomiting and diarrhea?
a. Raw Rhizoma Zingiberis (Sheng Jiang)
b. Herba Elsholtziae (Xiang Ru)
c. Herba Seu Flos Schizonepetae Tenuifoliae (Jing Jie Sui)
d. Folium Perillae Frutescentis (Zi Su Ye)
e. Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae (Bai Zhu)
b. Herba Elsholtziae (Xiang Ru)
Which pair of herbs is best for stomach pain, nausea and vomiting that also tonifies the SP and supplements Qi:
a. Raw Rhizoma Zingiberis (Sheng Jiang) & Rhizoma Perillae Ternatae (Ban Xia)
b.Raw Rhizoma Zingiberis (Sheng Jiang) & Caulis Bambusae In Taeniis (Zhu Ru)
c.Raw Rhizoma Zingiberis (Sheng Jiang) & Fructus Zizyphi Jujubae (Da Zao)
d.Raw Rhizoma Zingiberis (Sheng Jiang) & Caulis Perillae Fructecentis (Su Gen)
e.Raw Rhizoma Zingiberis (Sheng Jiang) & Rhizoma Coptidis Chinensis (Huang Lian)
c.Raw Rhizoma Zingiberis (Sheng Jiang) & Fructus Zizyphi Jujubae (Da Zao)
Raw Rhizoma Zingiberis (Sheng Jiang) is best for stopping which pattern of vomiting?
a. stomach deficiency
b. stomach heat
c. Qi stagnation
d. stomach cold
e. food stagnation
d. stomach cold
Flos Magnoliae Liliflorae (Xin Yi Hua) is commonly combined with which medicinal open the orifice of the nose?
a. Fructus Xanthii Sibirci (Cang Er Zi)
b. Bulbus Alii Fistulosi (Cong Bai)
c. Radix Bupleuri (Chai Hu)
d. Radix Scutellariae Baicalensis (Huang Qin)
e. Radix Ledebouriellae Divaricatae (Fang Feng)
a. Fructus Xanthii Sibirci (Cang Er Zi)
Which herb dispels wind, scatters cold and opens the orifices of the nose?
a. Follium Perillae Fructescentis (Zi Su Ye)
b. Raw Rhizoma Zingiberis (Sheng Jiang)
c. Flos Magnoliae Liliflorae (Xin Yi Hua)
d. Radix Rhizoma Notoptergyii (Qiang Huo)
e. Radix Ledebouriellaw Divaricatae (Fang Feng)
c. Flos Magnoliae Liliflorae (Xin Yi Hua)
In addition to resolving the exterior and clearing heat, Herba Menthae Haplocalysis (Bo He):
a. clears the head and eyes
b. vent rashes
c. courses the LV and resolves depression
d. a&c
e. a,b&c
e. a,b&c
Which herb is best for treating upper body joint pain and muscular pain due to wind, cold and dampness?
a. Radix Et Rhizoma Notoptergyii (Qiang Huo)
b. Rammulus Cinnamomi Cassiae (Gui Zhi)
c. Rhizoma Cibotii Barometsis (Gou Ji)
d. Radix Cyathulae (Chuan Nui Xi)
e. Radix Ledebouriellae Diavaricatae (Fang Feng)
a. Radix Et Rhizoma Notoptergyii (Qiang Huo)
Herba Seu Flos Schizonepetae Tinuifoliae (Jing Jie Sui) and Radix Ledebouriellae Divaricatae (Fang Feng) both:
a.dispel wind and transform phlegm
b.dispel wind and resolve the exterior
c.dispel wind and eliminate dampness
d.dispel wind and resolve tetany
e.dispel wind and brighten the eyes
b.dispel wind and resolve the exterior
Which herb resolves the exterior and clears heat, disinhibits the throat, vents rashes and also moisten the intestines to free the stool?
a. Spica Prunellaw Vulgaris (Xia Ku Cao)
b. Fructus Arctii Lappae (Niu Bang Zi)
c. Radix Scutellariae Baicalensis (Huang Qin)
d. Herba Seu Flos Schizonepetae Tenufoliae (Jing Jie Sui)
e. Rhizoma Cimicifugae (Sheng Ma)
b. Fructus Arctii Lappae (Niu Bang Zi)
Radix Et Rhizoma Ligustici Chinensis (Gao Ben):
a.Resolves the exterior, opens the orifices and stops pain
b.Resolves the exterior scatters cold, dispels wind and eliminates dampness
c.Resolves the exterior dispels wind, disperses swelling and stops pain
d.Resolves the exterior relaxes cramps and spasms, dispels cold and stops pain
e.Dispels wind, eliminates dampness, clears heat and resolves toxins
b.Resolves the exterior scatters cold, dispels wind and eliminates dampness
Which herb resolves the exterior and extinguishes internal wind?
a. Lumbricus (Di Long)
b. Buthus Martensis (Quan Xie)
c. Periosticum Cicadae (Chan Tui)
d. Scolopendra Subsnipes (Wu Gong)
e. Ramulus Uncariae Cum Uncis (Gou Teng)
c. Periosticum Cicadae (Chan Tui)
Which herb releases the exterior and is effective for treatment of Yang Ming headache?
a. Radix Et Rhizoma Notoptergyii (Qiang Huo)
b. Radix Angelicae Dahuricae (Bai Zhi)
c. Radix Ledebouriellae Divaricatae (Fan Feng)
d. Radix Bupleuri (Chai Hu)
e. Rhizoma Atractylodis (Cang Zhu)
b. Radix Angelicae Dahuricae (Bai Zhi)
Which of the following herbs is also known as "Summer Ma Hunag"?
a. Folium Perillae Frutescentis (Zi Su Ye)
b. Herba Seu Flos Schizonepeta Tenuifoliae (Jing Jie Sui)
c. Herba Agastachis Seu Pogostemi (Huo Xiang)
d. Herba Elsholtziae (Xiang Ru)
d. Herba Elsholtziae (Xiang Ru)
Which of the following herbs clears the LV and brightens the eyes?
a. Fructus Mori Albi (Sang Shen)
b. Ramulus Mori Albi (Sang Zhi)
c. Folium Mori Albi (Sang Ye)
d. Ramulus Laranthi Seu Visci (Sang Ji Sheng)
e. Cortex Radicis Mori Albi (Sang Bai Pi)
c. Folium Mori Albi (Sang Ye)
Which two herbs may be combined with Folium Mori Albi (Sang Ye) when exterior wind-heat invasion evolves into LV heat causing redness and pain in the eyes?
a. Rhizoma Cimicifugae (Sheng Ma) & Radix Puerariae (Ge Gen)
b. Radix Puerariae (Ge Gen) & Concha Haliotidis (Shi Jue Ming)
c. Flos Chrysanthemi Morifolii (Ju Hua) & Fructus Lycii Chinensis (Gou Qi Zi)
d. Semen Pruni Armeniacae (Xing Ren) & Radix Platycodi Grandiflori (Jie Geng)
e. Flos Chrysanthemi Morifolii (Ju Hua) & Herba Menthae Haplocalycis (Bo He)
e. Flos Chrysanthemi Morifolii (Ju Hua) & Herba Menthae Haplocalycis (Bo He)
Which herb that releases the exterior is also very good to relieve diarrhea of various types?
a. Raw Rhizoma Zingiberis (Sheng Jiang)
b. Radix Ledebouriellae Divaricatae (Fang Feng)
c. Ramulus Cinnamomi (Gui Zhi)
d. Radix Puerariae (Ge Gen)
e. Herba Seu Flos Schizonepetae Tenuifoliae (Jing Jie Sui)
d. Radix Puerariae (Ge Gen)
Which of the following herbs dispel wind, stop tetany, and brighten the eyes?
a. Concha Haliotidis (Shi Ju Ming)
b. Radix Ledebouriellae Divaricarae (Fang Feng)
c. Periosticum Cicadae (Chan Tui)
d. Rhizoma Arisaematis (Nan Xing)
e. Semen Cassiae Torae (Jue Ming Zi)
c. Periosticum Cicadae (Chan Tui)
Which of the following herbs is best to treat exterior invasion of wind-heat with cough, phlegm and sore throat?
a. Semen Preperata Sojae (Dan Dou Chi)
b. Fructus Arctii Lappe (Niu Bang Zi)
c. Folium Mori Albe (Sang Ye)
d. Herba Lemnae Seu Spirodelae (Fu Ping Zi)
e. Radix Bupleuri (Chai Hu)
b. Fructus Arctii Lappe (Niu Bang Zi)
When used to raise Yang, Radix Buplueri (Chai Hu) is usually prescribed:
a. in smaller than normal dosage
b. in larger than normal dosage
c. at normal dosage
d. dosage does not matter
e. the combination of herbs matters
a. in smaller than normal dosage
Which herb is more drastic in their exterior-releasing action:
a. Herba Ephedra (Ma Huang) & Rammulua Cinnamomi Cassiae (Gui Zhi)
b. Radix Ledbouriellae Divaricatae (Fang Feng) & Herba Seu Flos Schizonepetae Tenuifoliae (Jing Jie Sue)
a. Herba Ephedra (Ma Huang) & Rammulua Cinnamomi Cassiae (Gui Zhi)
Radix Bupleuri (Chai Hu):
a. softens the liver
b. courses the liver
c. nourishes the liver
d. clears the liver
e. all of the above
f none of the above
b. courses the liver
Which is the best herb for removing screens from the eyes?
a. Flos Chrysanthemi Morifolii (Ju Hua)
b. Herba Equiseti Hiemalis (Mu Zie Cao)
c. Folium Mori Albi (Sang Ye)
d. Periostracum Cicadae (Chan Tui)
e. Mentha Haplocalycis (Bo He)
b. Herba Equiseti Hiemalis (Mu Zie Cao)
Which of these herbs is best to clear heat?
a. Folium Mori Albi (Sang Ye)
b. Radix Et Rhizoma Ligustici Chinensis (Gao Ben)
c. Fructus Viticis (Man Jing Zi)
d. Periosticum Cicadae (Chan Tui)
e. Radix Bupleuri (Chai Hu)
d. Periosticum Cicadae (Chan Tui)
Which of the following herbs is best for external invasion with fever, no sweating with headache and stiff neck?
a. Herba Ephedra (Ma Huang)
b. Radix Bepleuri (Chai Hu)
c. Rammulus Cinnamomi Cassiae(Gui Zhi)
d. Radix Peurariae (Ge Gen)
e. Rhizoma Cimicifugae (Sheng Ma)
d. Radix Peurariae (Ge Gen)
Radix Bupleuri (Cahi Hu) & Radix Peurariae (Ge Gen) both:
a. vent rashes
b. raise clear Yang
c. engender fluids and stop thirst
d. tonify the SP and stop diarrhea
b. raise clear Yang
Which of the following herbs dispels wind, clears heat and resolves toxins?
a. Rhizoma Cimicifuga (Sheng Ma) & Fructus Arctii Lappae (Niu Bang Zi)
b. Flos Lonicerae Japonicae (Jin Yin Hau) & Herba Menthae Haplocalysis (Bo He)
c. Flos Chrysanthemi Morifoli (Ju Hua) & Periosticum Cicadae (Chan Tui)
d. Herba Menthae Haplocalycis (Bo He) & Fructus Forsythiae Suspensae (Lian Cao)
e. Folium Mori Albi (Sang Ye) & Flos Chrysanthemi Morifolii (Ju Hua)
b. Flos Lonicerae Japonicae (Jin Yin Hau) & Herba Menthae Haplocalysis (Bo He)
Which of the following herbs are all acrid, warm and release the exterior?
a. Radix Bupeulri (Chai Hu), Folium Perilliae Frutescentis (Zi Su Ye), raw Rhizom Zingiberis (Sheng Jiang)
b. Radix Angelicae Dahuricae (Bai Zhi), Fructus Arctii Lappae (Niu Bang Zi), Fructus Viticis (Man Jing Zi)
c. Fructus Xanthii Sibrici (Cang Er Zi), Radix Et Rhizoma Notoptergyii (Qiang Huo), Herba Elsholtziae (Xiang Ru)
d. Herba Menthae Haplocalysis (Bo He, Folium Mori Albi (sang Ye)
c. Fructus Xanthii Sibrici (Cang Er Zi), Radix Et Rhizoma Notoptergyii (Qiang Huo), Herba Elsholtziae (Xiang Ru)
Which herbs can be used th treat external wind-cold with no sweating and a stiff neck?
a. Herba Ephedra (Ma Huang), Radix Buplueri (Chai Hu)
b. Herba Ephedra (Ma Huang), Rammulus Cinnamomi (Gui Zhi)
c. Rammulua Cinnamomi (Gui Zhi), Radix Puerariae (Ge Gen)
d. Radix Pueriariae (Ge Gen), Herba Ephedra (Ma Huang)
e. Radix Et Rhizoma Notoptergyii (Qiang Huo), Herba Menthae Haplocalysis (Bo He)
d. Radix Pueriariae (Ge Gen), Herba Ephedra (Ma Huang)
Herbs in the heat-clearing category clear which type of heat ?
a. external heat
b. internal heat
c. neither internal of external heat
d. both internal and external heat
b. internal heat
Gypsum Fibrosum (Shi Gao) gathers in which channels?
a. LU & LI
b. LU & HT
c. LU & ST
d. ST & HT
e. ST & LI
c. LU & ST
Gypsum Fibrosum (Shi Gao)'s functions are to:
a. clear heat and drain fire
b. clear heat and cool the blood
c. clear heat and resolve toxins
d. clear heat and eliminate dampness
e. clear vacuity heat
a. clear heat and drain fire
Which of the following herbs clears heat and drains fire when taken internally and clears heat and heals sores when applied topically.
a. Gypsum Fibrosum (Shi Gao)
b. Talcum (Hua Shi)
c. Cortex Phellodendri (Huang Bai)
d. Fructus Gardiniae Jasminoidis (Zi Zhi)
e. Radix Trichosanthis Kirlowii (Tian Hua Fen)
a. Gypsum Fibrosum (Shi Gao)
Which of the following herbs is best for toothache with stomach fire?
a. Raw Radix Rehmanniae (Sheng Di Huang)
b. Radix Scrophularia Ningpoensis (Xuan Shen)
c. Gypsum Fibrosum (Shi Gao)
d. Herba Asari CUm Radice (Xi Xin)
e. Radix Gentianae Scabrae (Long Dan Cao)
Radix Scrophulariaw Ningpoensis (Xuan Shen)
Rhizoma Anemarrhenae Aspheloidis (Zhi Mu)'s functions are:
a. clear heat drain fire, enrich Yin and moisten dryness
b. clear heat drain fire, resolve vexation and stop thirst
c. clear heat drain fire, cool the blood and resolve toxins
d. clear heat drain fire, engender fluids and stop vomiting
e. clear heat drain fire
a. clear heat drain fire, enrich Yin and moisten dryness
When Rhizoma Anemarhanae Asphelodis (Zhi Mu) is used to clear heat and drain fire in the case of Yin vacuity with heat, it is most commonly combined with:
a. Radix Scutellaria Baicalensis (Huang Qin)
b. Cortex Phellodendri (Huang Bai)
c. Fructus Gardeniae Jasminoidis (Zhi Zi)
d. Rhizoma Coptidis Chinensis (Huang Lian)
e. Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei (Da Huang)
b. Cortex Phellodendri (Huang Bai)
To increase Rhizoma Anemarrhanea Asphelodis (Zhi Mu)'s downbearing nature, it can be:
a. stir-fried in alcohol
b. stir-fried in vinegar
c. stir-fried in saltwater
d. mix-fried in honey
e. used uncooked
c. stir-fried in saltwater
In order to clear heat and resolve depression, cool the blood and stop bleeding, choose:
a. Rhizoma Imperatae ( Bai Mao Gen)
b. Folium Lopatheri Gracilis (Dan Zhu Ye)
c. Spica Prunellae Vulgaris (Xia Ku Cao)
d. Gypsum Fibrosum (Shi Gao)
e. Fructus Gardeniae Jasminoidis (Zhi Zi)
e. Fructus Gardeniae Jasminoidis (Zhi Zi)
Which herb clears both vacuity and replete heat.
a. Radix Scutellariaw Baicalensis (Huang Qin)
b. Gypsum Fibrosum(Shi Gao)
c. Rhizoma Anemarrhanea Asphelodis (Zhi Mu)
d. Radix Sophorae Flavescentis (Ku Shen)
e. Fructus Gardeniae Jasminoidis (Zhi Zi)
c. Rhizoma Anemarrhanea Asphelodis (Zhi Mu)
Which of the following herbs clears heat from the qi level with high fever and irritability as well as cools blood and stop bleeding?
a. Fructus Gardiniae Jasminodis (Zhi Zi)
b. Radix Trichosanthis Kirlowii (Tian Hua Fen)
c. Gypsum Fibrosum (Shi Gao)
d. Rhizoma Anemarrhanae Asphelodis (Zhi Mu)
e. Rhizoma Phragmitis Communis (Lu Gen)
a. Fructus Gardiniae Jasminodis (Zhi Zi)
Rhizoma Coptidis Chenensis (Huang Lian) gathers in which channels?
a. HT, ST, LI, LV
b. HT, SP, ST, LV
c. HT, SP, LV, KD
d. ST, LI, GB, UB
e. none of the above
c. HT, SP, LV, KD
When there is a lack of communication between the Heart and Kidneys, Rhizoma Coptidis Chinensis (Huang Lian) can be combined with:
a. Fructus Gardeniae Jasminoides (Zhi Zi)
b. Cortex Phellodenri (Huang Bai)
c. Cortex Cinnamomi Cassiae (Rou Gui)
d. Radix Panacis Ginseng (Ren Shen)
e. Radix Angelica Sinensis (Dang Gui)
c. Cortex Cinnamomi Cassiae (Rou Gui)
Radix Gentianae Scabrae (Long Dan Cao) is commonly used to treat which of the following?
a. acid regurgitation caused by ST heat
b. dysentery caused by heat toxins
c. welling abscesses caused by heat toxins
d. abnormal vaginal discharge and external vaginal itching due to damp heat
e. damage and detriment due to scalding and burns
d. abnormal vaginal discharge and external vaginal itching due to damp heat
Cortex Phellodendri (Huang Bai):
a.clears replete heat above and depressive heat below
b. clears vacuity heat above and damp heat below
c. clears heat and resolves toxins
d. A&C
e. B&C
e. B&C
Radix Gentianae Scabrae (Long Dan Cao):
a. easily damages St Qi
b. seldom damages ST Qi
a. easily damages St Qi
Radix Sophorae Falvicentis (Ku Shen) mainly treats:
a. cough and skin disease
b. skin disease and eye complaints
c. skin disease and genital sores
d. eye complaints and cough
e. mental-emotional disturbances and tremors
c. skin disease and genital sores
In real-life clinical practice, Cortex Fraxini (Qin Pi)is primarily combined with Radix Pulsatillae Chinensis (Bai Tou Weng) to treat:
a. Phlegm heat cough
b. damp heat strangury
c. damp heat diarrhea and dysentery
d. cold damp diarrhea and dysentery
e. unending diarhea and dysentery
c. damp heat diarrhea and dysentery
Flos Lonicera Japonica (Jin Yin Hua) is most commonly combined with which other heat-clearing toxin-resolving herb?
a. Cortex Phellodendri (Huang Bai)
b. Fructus Forsythiaw Suspensae (Lian Qiao)
c. Rhizoma Picorrhizae (Hu Huang Lian)
d. Carapax Amydae Sinensis (Bei Jia)
e. Radix Scrophularia Ningpoensis (Xuan Shen)
b. Fructus Forsythiaw Suspensae (Lian Qiao)
Flos Lonicerae Japonicae (Jin Yin Hua)'s flavour and nature are:
a. acrid, bitter and slightly cold
b. bitter & cold
c. sour & cold
d. sweet & cold
e. acrid & slightly cold
d. sweet & cold
Which heat-clearing, toxin-resolving herb is often used as a preventative for viral epidemics in China?
a. Fructus Forsythia Suspensae (Lian Qiao)
b. Radix Puerariae (Ge Gen)
c. Radix Isatidis Seu Baphicacanthi (Ban Lan Gen)
d. Flos Lonicerae Japonicae (Jin Yin Hua)
e. Chinese herbs should not be taken as a preventative medication
c. Radix Isatidis Seu Baphicacanthi (Ban Lan Gen)
Herba Taraxaci Mongolici Cum Radice (Pu Gong Ying):
a. clears heat and resolves toxins
b. courses the liver and resolves depression
c. disperses swelling and dissolves nodules
d. encourages lactation
e. all of the above
e. all of the above
Calculus Bovis (Niu Huang)'s functions are:
a. subdue the liver and extinguish wind, clear heat and resolve toxins
b. extinguish wind and resolve tetany, wash away phlegm and open the orifices
c. clear heat and extinguish wind, level panting and free the flow in the collaterals
d. extinguish wind and level the liver
e. extinguish wind and resolve tetany, dispel wind and stop pain
b. extinguish wind and resolve tetany, wash away phlegm and open the orifices
Herba Patriniae Heterophyllaw Cum Radice (Bai Jiang Cao) is especially good for treatment of lower ____ abdominal pain due to damp heat stasis and stagnation.
a. right-sided
b. left-sided
c. midline
a. right-sided
When there is cough with thick yellow-green sputum, the herb that is empirically used and very effective is:
a. Radix Patycodi Grandiflori (Jie Geng)
b. Herba Hottuyniae Cordatae Cum Radice (Yu Xing Cao)
c. Radix Scutellaiae Baicalensis (Huang Qin)
d. Bulbus Fritillariae Cirrhosae (Chuan Bei Mu)
e. Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae (Chen Pi)
b. Herba Hottuyniae Cordataw Cum Radice (Yu Xing Cao)
Besides Herba Patriniae Heterophyllae Cum Radice (Bai Jiang Cao), which other herb is especially good for damp-heat stasis and stagnation?
a. Herba Taraxaci Mongolici cum Radice (Pu Gong Ying)
b. Herba Violae Yedoensitis Cum Radice (Zi Hua Di Ding)
c. Radix Isatidis Seu Baphicacanthi (Ban Lan Gen)
d. Fructus Gardeniae Jasminoides (Zhi Zi)
e. Caulis Sargentodoxae (Hong Teng)
e. Caulis Sargentodoxae (Hong Teng)
During a warm disease, which of the following herbs is best when heat has entered the constructive level with dry mouth and a red tongue?
a. Cornu Rhinocerotis (Xi Jiao)
b. raw Radix Rehmanniae (Sheng Di Huang)
c. Cortex Radicis Moutan (Mu Dan Pi)
d. Rhizoma Anemarrhenae Aspheloidis (Zhi Mu)
e. Fructus Gardinae Jasminoidis (Zhi Zi)
b. raw Radix Rehmanniae (Sheng Di Huang)
Which of the following herbs cools the blood and stops bleeding, quickens the blood and dispels stasis:
a. Rhizoma Imperatae Cylindricae (Bai Mao Gen)
b. Raw Radix Rehamannia (Sheng Di Huang)
c. Radix Rubrus Paeoniae Lactiflorae (Chi Shao)
d. Radix Pseudoginseng (Tian San Qi)
e. Cortex Radicis Lycii Chinensis (Di Gu Pi)
c. Radix Rubrus Paeoniae Lactiflorae (Chi Shao)
Radix Scrophulariae Nongpoensis (Xuan Shen)'s temperature and flavour are:
a. sweet and cold
b. bitter and cold
c. salty and cold
d. sweet, salty and cold
e. bitter, sweet, salty and cold
e. bitter, sweet, salty and cold
Which of the following herbs is the best choice in cases of sever heat toxicity, inability of rash to surface, and dark purple-colored rashes:
a. Fructus Arctii Lappae (Niu Bang Zi)
b. Rhizoma Cimicifugae (Sheng Ma)
c. Flos Carthami Tinctorii (Hong Hua)
d. Radix Rubrus Paeoniae Lactiflorae (Chi Shao)
e. Radix Lithospermi Seu Arnebiae (Zi Cao)
e. Radix Lithospermi Seu Arnebiae (Zi Cao)
Which of the following herbs resolve toxins, eliminate dampness, and disinhibit the joints:
a. Radix Clematidis Cinensis (Wei Ling Xian)
b. Rhizoma Smilacis Glabrae (Tu Fu Ling)
c. Herba Hottuyniae Cordatae Cum Radice (Yu Xing Cao)
d. Semen Palntaginis (Che Qian Zhi)
e. Radix Rubrus Paeoniae Lactiflorae (Chi Shao)
b. Rhizoma Smilacis Glabrae (Tu Fu Ling)
Which herb clears heat and resolves summerheat and also raises clear Yang and stops bleeding:
a. Semen Phaseoli Munginis (Lu Dou)
b. Semen Dolichoris Lablab (Bai Bian Dou)
c. Herba Artemisiae Apiaceae (Qing Hao)
d. Folium Nelumbulis Nuciferae (He Ye)
e. Rhizoma Cimicifuga (Sheng Ma)
d. Folium Nelumbulis Nuciferae (He Ye)
In order to fortify the SP, eliminate dampness and stop diarrhea without damaging yin fluids, Semen Dolichoris Lab Lab (Bia Bian Dou) is commonly combined with:
a. Radix Discoreae Oppositae (Shan Yao)
b. Rhizoma Atactylodis (Cang Zhu)
c. Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephaliaw (Bai Zhu)
d. Fructus Cardamomi (Bai Dou Kou)
e. Frucutus Amomi (Sha Ren)
a. Radix Discoreae Oppositae (Shan Yao)
Which of the following herbs is commonly used to treat damp heat skin diseases:
a. Cortex Radicis Dictamni Dasycarpi (Bai Xian Pi)
b. Folium Daqingye (Da Qing Ye)
c. Rhizoma Belamcandae (She Gan)
d. Rhizoma Bletillae Striatae (Bai Ji)
e. raw Radix Rehmannia (Sheng Di Huang)
a. Cortex Radicis Dictamni Dasycarpi (Bai Xian Pi)
Which herb cools blood and eliminates steaming-bone heat emission and also clears and drains lung heat:
a. Cortex Phellodendri (Hunag Bai)
b. Rhizoma Anemarrhenae Aspheloidis (Zhi Mu)
c. Cortex Radicis Lycii Chinenesis (Di Gu Pi)
d. Radix Stellariae Dichotomae (Yin Chai Hu)
e. Fructus Gardinae Jasminoidis (Zhi Zi)
c. Cortex Radicis Lycii Chinenesis (Di Gu Pi)
Both Cortex Radicis Lycii Chinenesis (Di Gu Pi) and Cortex Radicis Moutan (Mu Dan Pi):
a. clear heat and resolve toxins
b. clear vacuity heat
c. quicken the blood and dispel stasis
d. clear heat and dry dampness
e. all the above
b. clear vacuity heat
Both Radix Scrophulariae Ningpoensis (Xuan Shen) and raw Radix Rehmanniae (Sheng Di Huang)treat:
a. heat evils in the constructive level with generalized heat, dry mouth and red tongue
b. welling abscesses, scrofulus lumps and sore throat
c. blood vacuity causing internal heat and painful menstruation
d. damp-heat patterns
e. heat evils in the Qi level with thirst and irritability
a. heat evils in the constructive level with generalized heat, dry mouth and red tongue
Both Radix Gentianae Scabrae (Long Dan Cao) and Radix Sophorae Flavescentis (Ku Shen):
a. clear heat ad drain fire
b. clear heat and cool the blood
c. clear heat and resolve toxins
d. clear heat and eliminate dampness
e. clear vacuity heat
d. clear heat and eliminate dampness
Choose the best combination to clear heat and cool the blood, nourish Yin and engender fluids:
a. Cornu Rhinocerotis (Xi Jiao) & raw Radicis Rehmannia (Sheng Di Huang)
b. Radix Scrophulariae Ningpoensis (Xuan Shen) & Cortes Radicis Moutan (Mu Dan Pi)
c. Radix Glehniae Littoralis (She Shen) & Radix Rubrus Paeoniae Lactiflorae (Chi Shao)
d. Radix Scrophulaiae Ningpoesis (Xuan Shen) & raw Radicis Rehmannia (Sheng Di Huang)
e. Cornu Rhinocerotis (Xi Jiao) & Cortex Radicis Lycii Chinensis (Di Gu Pi)
d. Radix Scrophulaiae Ningpoesis (Xuan Shen) & raw Radicis Rehmannia (Sheng Di Huang)
Choose the best pair of herbs to clear heat in the LU and ST:
a. Cortex Phellodenri (Huang Bai) & Folium Lophatheri Gracilis (Dan Zhu Ye)
b. Rhizoma Phragmitis Communis (Lu Gen) & Rhizoma Anemarrhenae Aspheloidis (Zhi Mu)
c. Gypsum Fibrosum (Shi Gao) & Spica Prunellae Vulgaris (Xia Ku Cao)
d. Radix Scrophullariae Ningpoesis (Xuan Shen) & raw Radicis Rehmannia (Sheng Di Huang)
e. Radix Scutellariae Baicalensis (Huang Qin) & Radix Rubrus Paeoniae Lactifloriae (Chi Shao)
b. Rhizoma Phragmitis Communis (Lu Gen) & Rhizoma Anemarrhenae Aspheloidis (Zhi Mu)
Choose the best pair of herbs to clear heat cool the blood, invigorate the blood and dispel stasis:
a. Flos Loniceraw Japonicae (Jin Yin Hua) & Fructus Forsythiae Suspenseaw (Lian Qiao)
b. Cornu Rinocerotis (Xi Jiao) & raw Radicis Rehmannia (Sheng Di Huang)
c. Radix Rubrus Pawoniaw Lactifloriae (Chi Shao) & Cortex Radicis Moutan(Mu Dan Pi)
d. Rhizoma Sparangii (San Leng) & Rhizoma Curcumae Zedoariae (E Zhu)
e. Semen Coicis Lachyma-jobi (Yi Yi Ren) & Herba Cephalanoploris Segeti (Xiao Ji)
c. Radix Rubrus Pawoniaw Lactifloriae (Chi Shao) & Cortex Radicis Moutan(Mu Dan Pi)
Both Herba Portulacae Oleracae (Ma Chi Xian) & Radix Pulsatillae Chinensis (Bai Tou Weng):
a. clear heat, relieve toxins and brighten the eyes
b. clear heat, resolve toxins and treat dysentery
c. clear heat , resolve toxins and disinhibit the throat
d. clear heat, resolve toxins and treat lung abscesses
e. none of the above
b. clear heat, resolve toxins and treat dysentery
Both Spica Prunellae Vulgaris (Xia Ku Cao) and Radix Gentianae Scabrae (Long Dan Cao):
a. clear the liver
b. clear the heart
c. clear the stomach
d. clear the intestines
e. clear the lungs
a. clear the liver
To obtain the downward directing, bitter and cold nature of Radix Rizhoma Rhei (Da Huang) it should be:
a. decocted first
b. decocted last
c. stir-fried in alcohol
d. decocted with the other herbs
e. mix-fried in honey
b. decocted last
When treating damp-heat jaundice the best herb is:
a. Miribilitum (Mang Xiao)
b. Radix Rhizoma Rhei (Da Huang)
c. Folium Sennae (Fan Xie Ye)
d. Semen Pruni (Yu Li Ren)
e. Semen Cannabis Sativae (Huo Ma Ren)
b. Radix Rhizoma Rhei (Da Huang)
Which downward bearing herbs enters the blood level?
a. Miribilitum (Mang Xiao)
b. Radix Rhizoma Rhei (Da Huang)
c. Folium Sennae (Fan Xie Ye)
d. Semen Pruni (Yu Li Ren)
e. Semen Cannabis Sativae (Huo Ma Ren)
b. Radix Rhizoma Rhei (Da Huang)
Alcohol stir-fried Radix Rhizoma Rhei (Da Huang) is best for treatment of:
a. blood stasis
b. heat accumulation constipation
c. welling abscesses due to heat toxins
d. damp-heat dysentery
e. bleeding due to reckless heat in the blood
a. blood stasis
Radix Rhizoma Rhei (Da Huang) is used mainly in the treatment of:
a. heat accumulation constipation
b. cold accumulation constipation
c. blood vacuity constipation
d. fluid dryness constipation
e. Yang vacuity constipation
a. heat accumulation constipation
Mirabilitum (Mang Xiao) should be:
a. decocted with the other herbs
b. decocted first
c. decocted after
d. dissolved in the strained decoction
d. dissolved in the strained decoction
Which of the following herbs drain downwards, softens hardness and clears heat?
a. Radix Rhizoma Rhei (Da Huang)
b. Mirabilitum (Mang Xiao)
c. Spica Prunellae Vulgaris (Xia Ku Cao)
d. Concha Ostreae (Mu Li)
e. Radix Scopulariae Ningpoensis (Xuan Shen)
b. Mirabilitum (Mang Xiao)
Semen Cannabis Sativae (Hua Ma Ren) is most appropriate in the treatment of:
a. fluid dryness constipation
b. Qi Vacuity constipation
c. Qi stagnation constipation
d. blood stasis constipation
e. Yang vacuity constipation
a. fluid dryness constipation
Which of the following is the mildest downward directing herb that also treats intestinal worms and food stagnation?
a. Radix Euphorbiae Kansui (Gan Sui)
b. Radix Euphorbia Knoxiae (Da Ji)
c. Flos Daphnes Genkwae (Yuan Hua)
d. Semen Pharbiditis (Qian Niu Zi)
d. Semen Pharbiditis (Qian Niu Zi)
Which of the following herbs frees the flow of feces, clears the liver and kills worms?
a. Fructus Quisqualis Indiciae (Shi Jun Zi)
b. Herb Aloes (Lu Hui)
c. Cortex Meliae Azardachis (Ku Lian Gen)
d. Folium Sennae (Fan Xie Ye)
e. Fructifactio Polypori Mylittae (Lei Wan)
b. Herb Aloes (Lu Hui)
Semen Pruni (Yu Li Ren) Moistens the intestine, frees the flow of feces and:
a. eliminates dampness, reduces jaundice
b. promotes urination and disperses swelling (edema)
c. softens harness and dispels stasis
d. clears the liver and brightens the eyes
e. dispels wind and stops pain
b. promotes urination and disperses swelling (edema)
Which of the following is hot and very poisonous:
a. Herba Euphorbiae Pekinensis (Da Ji)
b. Radix Phytolaccae (Shang Lu)
c. Semen Crotonis Tiglii (Ba Dou)
d. Herba Aloes (Lu Hui)
e. Semen Cannabis Sativae (Hua Ma Ren)
c. Semen Crotonis Tiglii (Ba Dou)
If taking Semen Crotonis Tiglii (Ba Dou) and unending diarrhea, this can be relieved by taking:
a. warm water
b. cold rice porridge
c. honey
d. uncooked ginger soup
e. licorice soup
b. cold rice porridge
Radix Euphorbia Kansui (Gan Sui), Herba Euphorbia Pekinensis (Da Ji) and Flos Daphnes Genkwae (Yuan Hua) are all used to treat:
a. traumatic injuries and pain
b. wind-damp impediment conditions
c. poisonous snake bites
d. edema and urinary strangury due to spleen vacuity
e. abdominal ascites and fluid accumulation in the chest and abdomen
e. abdominal ascites and fluid accumulation in the chest and abdomen
Which of the following herbs is used in the treatment of delayed menses or amenorrhea due to blood stasis.
a. Radix Rhizoma Rhei (Da Huang)
b. Mirabilitum (Mang Xiao)
c. Radix Euphorbiae Kansui (Gan Sui)
d. Semen Crotonis Tiglii (Ba Dou)
e. Seme Pruni (Yu Li Ren)
a. Radix Rhizoma Rhei (Da Huang)
Which type of Poria (Fu Ling) is best in damp-heat conditions?
a. White Sclerotium Poriae Cocos (Bai Fu Ling)
b. Red Sclerotium Poriae Cocos (Chi Fu Ling)
c. Sclerotium Paradicis Poriae Cocos (Fu Shen)
d. Cortex Sclerotii Poriae Cocos (Fu Ling Pi)
b. Red Sclerotium Poriae Cocos (Chi Fu Ling)
What are the flavour and temperature of Sclerotium Poriae Cocos (Fu Ling)
a. sweet, acrid and cold
b. sweet, sour and warm
c. salty, acrid and neutral
d. sweet, bland and neutral
e. sweet, bitter and cool
d. sweet, bland and neutral
Sclerotium Poriae Cocos (Fu Ling) does all of the following EXCEPT:
a. drains dampness and promotes urination
b. fortifies the spleen and harmonizes the middle jiao
c. regulates the liver and rectifies Qi
d. eliminates dampness and transforms phlegm
e. calms the heart and quiets the spirit
c. regulates the liver and rectifies Qi
Choose the best herb to resolve the exterior, promote perspiration, dry dampness and fortify the spleen:
a. Rhizoma Atractylodis (Cang Zhu)
b. Radix Rhizoma Notopterygii (Qiang Huo)
c. Herba Elsholtziaw (Xiang Ru)
d. Fructus Amomi (Sha Ren)
e. Fructus Xanthii Sibrici (Cang Er Zi)
a. Rhizoma Atractylodis (Cang Zhu)
Which of the following herbs dries dampness and fortifies the spleen but also dispels wind dampness;
a. Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae (Chen Pi)
b. Sclerotium Poriae Cocos (Fu Ling)
c. Rhizoma Atractylodis (Cang Zhu)
d. Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocepahlae (Bai Zhu)
e. Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis (Huo Po)
c. Rhizoma Atractylodis (Cang Zhu)
Semen Coicis Lachryma-jobi (Yi Yi Ren) is unique because it both:
a. clears heat and cools blood
b. fortifies the spleen and clears and eliminates damp-heat
c. dispels dampness and moistens dryness
d. resolves the exterior and secures the exterior
e. clears heat and scatters cold
b. fortifies the spleen and clears and eliminates damp-heat
When used to clear heat and eliminate dampness Semen Coicis Lachyram-jobi (Yi Yi Ren) should be used:
a. uncooked
b. stir-fried
c. mix-fried
d. carbonized
e. stir-fried in vinegar
a. uncooked
Which of the following herbs treats both lung and intestinal abscesses?
a. Herba Hottuyniae Cordatae Cum Radice (Yu Xing Cao)
b. Semen Coicis Lachryma-jobi (Yi Yi Ren)
c. Radix Platycodi Grandiflori (Jie Geng)
d. Herb Patriniae Heterophyllae Cum Radicie (Bai Jiang Cao)
e. Cortex Radicis Moutan (Mu Dan Pi)
b. Semen Coicis Lachryma-jobi (Yi Yi Ren)
Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis (Hou Po)'s flavour and nature are;
a. bitter, acrid and warm
b. sweet, bitter and warm
c. sour, bitter and warm
d. acrid, bitter and cold
e. acrid, sweet and cool
a. bitter, acrid and warm
Choose the herb that dries dampness and fortifies the SP but also dispels wind dampness:
a. Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae (Chen Pi)
b. Sclerotium Poriae Cocos (Fu Ling)
c. Rhizoma Atractylodis (Cang Zu)
d. Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae (Bai Zhu)
e. Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis (Hou Po)
c. Rhizoma Atractylodis (Cang Zu)

a. does not dispel wind-damp
b. does not dispel wind-damp
c. best
d. Stabilize the exterior stop sweating, no wind-damp
e. does not dispel wind-damp
Semen Coicis Lachryma-jobi (Yi Yi Ren) is unique because it both:
a. clears heat and cools the blood
b. fortifies the SP and clears and eliminates damp-heat
c. dispels dampness and moistens dyness
d. resolves and secures the exterior
e. clears heat and scatters cold
b. fortifies the SP and clears and eliminates damp-heat
Which herb treats both lung and large intestine abscess?
a. Herba Hottuyniae Cordatae Cum Radicie (Yu Xing Cao)
b. Semen Coicis Lachryma-jobi (YiYiRen)
c. Radix Platycodi Grandiflori (Jie Geng)
d. Herba Patriniae Heterophyllae Cum Radice (Bai Jiang Cao)
e. Cortex Radicis Moutan (Mu Dan Pi)
b. Semen Coicis Lachryma-jobi (YiYiRen)

a. Lung (Yu Xing Cao)
c. lung (Jie Geng)
d. Large intestine (Bai Jiang Cao)
e. intestines (Mu Dan Pi)
Cortex Magnoiliae Officinalis (Hou Po)'s flavour and temperature are?
a. bitter, acrid and warm
b. sweet, bitter and warm
c. bitter, acrid and cold
d. sour, bitter and warm
e. acrid, sweet and cool
a. bitter, acrid and warm
When using Semen Lacryma-jobi (Yi Yi Ren) to clear heat and eliminate dampness, it should be prepared:
a. uncooked
b. stir-fried
c. mix-fried
d. carbonized
e. stir-fried in vinegar
a. uncooked
Which herbs can be used when damp obstruction causes Qi stagnation?
a. Folium Perilliae Frutescentis (Zi Zhu Ye)
b. Rhizoma Atractylodis (Cang Zhu)
c. Radix Auklandiae Lappae (Mu Xiang)
d. Cortex Magnoliae Officianalis (Hou Po)
e. none of the above
d. Cortex Magnoliae Officianalis (Hou Po)
Rhizoma Dioscoreaw Hypoglaucae (Bei Xie) is commonly used with ____ For turbid urine.
a. Radix Scutellaria Baicalensis (Huang Qin)
b. Rhizoma Coptidis Chinenesis (Huang Lian)
c. Radix et Rhizoma Rhei (Da Huang)
d. Fructus Tribuli Terrestris (Bai Ji Li)
e. Rhizoma Acori Graminei (Shi Chang Pu)
e. Rhizoma Acori Graminei (Shi Chang Pu)
Phlegm, open the orifices and damp turbid urination, also used Che Qian Zi and Huang Bai

d. Fructus Tribuli Terrestris (Bai Ji Li) anchors LV yang, wind-heat in the eyes, wind affecting the skin-itching
e. Rhizoma Acori Graminei (Shi Chang Pu)
Fructus Cardomomi (Bai Dou Kou):
a. dries dampness, rectifies Qi warms the middle jiao and stops diarrhea
b. dries dampness, rectifies Qi. warms the middle jiao. and stops vomiting
c. dries dampness, rectifies Qi, warms the middle jiao and stops vaginal discharge
d. dries dampness, rectifies Qi, disperses swelling and levels panting
e. dries dampness, clears summerheat, stops vomiting
b. dries dampness, rectifies Qi. warms the middle jiao. and stops vomiting
Which of these herbs dries dampness, rectifies Qi and quiets the fetus?
a. Herba Eupatorii Fortunei (Pie Lan)
b. Herba Agastachis Sue Pogostemi (Huo Xiang)
c. Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis (Hou Po)
d. Fructus Alpiniae Oxyphyllae (Yi Zhi Ren)
e. Fructus Amomi (Sha Ren)
e. Fructus Amomi (Sha Ren) best answer

a. no quiet fetus(Pie Lan)
b. quiet fetus, harmonizes (Huo Xiang)
c. no quiet fetus (Hou Po)
d. diarrhea due to cold SP&KD (Yi Zhi Ren)
Fructus Amomi (Sha Ren) mainly is used to treat?
a. diarrhea due to summerheat with dampness
b. heat toxin dysentery
c. SP cold diarrhea
d. damp-heat diarrhea
e. food stagnation diarrhea
c. SP cold diarrhea
acrid,warm and aromatic, regulates Qi

a. diarrhea due to summerheat with dampness
b. heat toxin dysentery
d. damp-heat diarrhea
e. food stagnation diarrhea, NO Qi Stagnation
Choose the best herb for aversion to cold with fever, chest opression, vomiting and diarrhea with thick turbid tongue fur:
a. Herba Elsholtziae (Xiang Ru)
b. Rhizoma Atractylodis (Cang Zhu)
c. Herba Agastachis Seu Pogostemi (Huo Xiang)
d. Folium Perillae Frutescentis (Zi Su Ye)
e. Herba Eupatorii Fortunei (Pei Lan)
c. Herba Agastachis Seu Pogostemi (Huo Xiang) according to this text, Bensky says moist white coat

a. summer heat with turbid dampness (Xiang Ru)
b. wind-damp cold with body aches moist white coat (Cang Zhu)
d. Bensky- no tongue coating, wind-cold (Zi Su Ye)
e. moist white, exterior damp-summerheat(Pei Lan)
Which herb eliminates dampness and clears summer heat with profuse salivation and a sweet slimy taste in the mouth?
a. Fructus Alpiniae Oxyphyllae (Yi Zhi Ren)
b. Fructus Amomi (Sha Ren)
c. Cortes Magnoliae Officianalis (Hou Po)
d. Fructus Cardamomi (Bai Dou Kou)
e. Herba Eupatori Fortunei (Pei Lan)
e. Herba Eupatori Fortunei (Pei Lan)
Of the following paired herbs chose the best to elimininate dampness and clear summer heat:
a. Herba Agastachis Sue Pogostemi (Huo Xiang) & Herba Eupatorii Fortunei (Pei Lan)
b. Rhizoma Atractylodis (Cang Zhu) & Cortex Magnolia Officianalis (Hou Po)
c. Fructus Amomi (Sha Ren) & Fructus Cardamomi (Bai Dou Kou)
d. Pericarpium Citir Reticulatae (Chen Pi) & Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae Viride (Qing Pi)
e. Radix Scutellariae Baicalensis (huang Qin) & Rhizoma Coptidis Chinensis (Huang Lian)
a. Herba Agastachis Sue Pogostemi (Huo Xiang) & Herba Eupatorii Fortunei (Pei Lan)
Which symptoms can be treated by either Fructus Amomi (Sha Ren) or Fructus Cardamomi (Bai Dou Kou):
a. SP Yang vacuity diarrhea
b. vomiting during pregnancy
c. LV depression / depressive heat causing fetal restlessness
d. damp obstruction causing Qi stagnation and disharmony of SP & ST
e. all of the above
d. damp obstruction causing Qi stagnation and disharmony of SP & ST
Both are acrid and warm, not for clearing heat

a. Stagnation of SP & ST QI not yang vacutiy /SP Yang vacuity diarrhea
b. vomiting during pregnancy

c. Not indicated for LV patterns. Bai Dou Kou can be used for restless fetus vomiting / LV depression / depressive heat causing fetal restlessness
Which herbs are used in the treatment of malarial like conditions and also warm the middle and dry dampness?
a. Herba Artemesia Apiaceae (Qing Huo)
b. Radix Dichroae Febrifugae (Chang Shan)
c. Semen Plantaginis (Che Qian Zi)
d. Herba Artemisiae Capillaris (Yin Chen Hao)
e. Fructus Amomi Tsao-kuo (Cao Guo)
e. Fructus Amomi Tsao-kuo (Cao Guo) pg 219 alt fever and dispels cold in the middle jiao

a. clears summerheat and cools blood, malarial like fever (Qing Huo)

b. antiparasitic, kills malaria parasite(Chang Shan)

c. No alt fever, promotes urination and clears lung heat (Che Qian Zi)

d. alt fever, clears damp-heat, jaundice (Yin Chen Hao)
e. Fructus Amomi Tsao-kuo (Cao Guo)
The standard dosage range for Semen Phaseoli Calcarati (Chi Xao Dou) ranges from:
a. 3 - 9g
b. 4.5 - 12g
c. 9 - 30g
d. 12 - 15g
e. 1.2 - 3g
c. 9 - 30g
pg 145 bensky
What herb is often combined with KD Yang supplements to prevent upward stirring of ministerial fire?
a. Rhizoma Alismatis (Zie Xie)
b. Bulbus Fritillariae Cirrhosae (Chuan Bei Mu)
c. Rhizoma Coptidis Chinensis (Huang Lian)
d. Rhizoma Cyperi Rotundi (Xiang Fu)
e. Radix Bupleuri (Chai Hu)
a. Rhizoma Alismatis (Zie Xie)
pg 141, drains KD fire with kidney supplements

b. Yin deficiency fire, nodules, lung and breat abscess (Chuan Bei Mu)

c. goes to the upper jiao (Huang Lian)

d. regulates the liver (Xiang Fu)

e. goes to GB & LV , raises Yang Qi (Chai Hu)
Both Caulis Akebiae (Mu Tong) and Medulla Tetrapanacis (Tong Cao) clear heat and eliminate dampness. Which is better for clearing heat?
a. Caulis Akebiae (Mu Tong)
b. Medulla Tetrapanacis (Tong Cao)
b. Medulla Tetrapanacis (Tong Cao)
best for clearing heat

a. Caulis Akebiae (Mu Tong), better to promote urination
Which of the following herbs promotes urination and eliminates strangury as well as promotes lactation?
a. Semen Plantaginis (Che Qian Zi)
b. Talcum (Hua Shi)
c. Squama Manitis Pentadactylis (Chuan Shan Jia)
d. Caulis Akebiae (Mu Tong)
e. Semen Abutilonis Seu Malvae (Dong Kui Zi)
d. Caulis Akebiae (Mu Tong) pg 135

a. No lactation, LV and eyes (Che Qian Zi)

b. no lacatation (Hua Shi)

c. lactaion due to blood stasis, wind-damp (Chuan Shan Jia)

e. kidney and gb stones (Dong Kui Zi)
Which of the following herbs is best to treat blood in the urine, vexation and agitation, also sores in the mouth and on the tongue?
a. Sclerotium Poriae Cocos (Fu Ling)
b. Sclerotium Polypori Umbellati (Zhu Ling)
c. Caulis Akebiae (Mu Tong)
d. Talcum (Hua Shi)
e. Semen Abutilonis Sue Malvae (Dong Kui Zi)
c. Caulis Akebiae (Mu Tong) pg 135, goes to HT & SI, tounge and mouth sores

a. NO (Fu Ling)

b. 132, SP<KD<UB, vaginal discharge, scnat urination (Zhu Ling)

d. 133, ST<UB hot painful urination, summerheat, damp skin lesion (Hua Shi)

e. 142 UB<LI<SI kd stones, no mouth sores (Dong Kui Zi)
Which of the following is NOT a function of Semen Plantaginis (Che Qian Zi)?
a. clears the lungs and transforms phlegm.
b. clears the liver and brightens the eyes
c. promotes urination and frees strangury
d. seeps out dampness and stops diarrhea
e. clears heat and resolves toxins
e. clears heat and resolves toxins

pg 141 UB,KD,LV,LU
sweet and cold
Semen Plantaginis (Che Qian Zi) should be
a. wrapped for decoction
b. decocoted first
c. decocted last
d. steeped
e. crushed
a. wrapped for decoction
Which of the following medicinals is best for treating damp-heat strangury?
a. Sclerotium Poeriae Cocos (Fu Ling)
b. Sclerotium Polypori Umbellati (Zhu Ling)
c. Rhizoma Alismatis (Zi Xie)
d. Talcum (Hua Shi)
e. Gypsum Fibrosum( Shi Gao)
d. Talcum (Hua Shi)
pg 149 bensky
Which of the following should be wrapped during decoction?
a. Talcum (Hua Shi)
b. Gypsum Fibrosum (Shi Gao)
c. Concha Ostreae (Mu Li)
d. Dens Draconis (Long Chi)
e. Carapax Amydae Sinensis (Bei Jia)
a. Talcum (Hua Shi)
Which herb treats both painful urination and constipation with dry stools?
a. Herba Dianthi (Qu Mai)
b. Medulla Junci Effusi (Deng Xin Cao)
c. Medulla Tetrapanicis Papyiferi (Tong Cao)
d. Semen Abutilonis Seu Malvae (Dong Kui Zi)
e. Herba Polygoni Avicularis (Bian Xu)
d. Semen Abutilonis Seu Malvae (Dong Kui Zi) pg 142, kidney stones, edema, lactation, dry stool constipation

a. 138, UTI, blood stasis constipation (Qu Mai)

b. 137, hot painful uriantion, KD & HT disharmony (Deng Xin Cao)

c. 137, , clear heat,promote urination , lactation (Tong Cao)

e. 139, UTI, parasites - damp skin lesions (Bian Xu)
Which is the best of the following to treat damp-heat skin lesions?
a. Fructus Kochiae Scopariae (Di Fu Zi)
b. Cortex Benincasae Hispidae (Dong Gua Pi)
c. Semen Phaseoli Calcaratii (Chi Xiao Dou)
d. Herba Equiseti Hiemalis (Mu Zie Cao)
e. Herba Polygoni Avicularis (Bian Xu)
a. Fructus Kochiae Scopariae (Di Fu Zi)
pg 139, best for major itching due to damp-heat skin disorders

b. 135, more for edema (Dong Gua Pi)

c. 145, for toxin, carbuncles and
furuncles (Chi Xiao Dou)

d. 147, clears the eyes and stops bleeding (Mu Zie Cao)

e. 139 also for damp-heat itching of the skin, parasites (Bian Xu)
Herba Desmodii Styrachifolii (Jian Qian Cao) is best for treatment of:
a. heat & stone strangury
b. heat & blood strangury
c. stone & blood strangury
d. heat & turbid strangury
e. all the above
a. heat & stone strangury
pg 144, for damp-heat in LV & GB, will treat KD and GB stones, snake bite toxicity
Which of the following is best to treat damp-heat jaundice?
a. Herba Desmodii Stayrachifoli (Jian Qian Cao)
b. Herba Artemisiae Cappilaris (Yin Chen Hao)
c. Spora Lygodii (Hai Ji Sha)
d. Herba Pyrossiae (Shi Wei)
e. Herba Andrographis Pnaiculate (Chuan Xin Lian)
b. Herba Artemisiae Cappilaris (Yin Chen Hao) KING herb for Jaundice
Medulla Januci Effusi (Den Xin Cao)'s functions are:
a. promote urination, seep dampness and dispel wind-heat
b. promote urination, free strangury, clear heat and elimiate toxin
c. clear heat, eliminate vexation, vent rashes and stop itching
d. promote urination, disperse swelling and quite the spirit
e. clear heat, stop vomiting, eliminate vexation and stop thirst
b. promote urination, free strangury, clear heat and elimiate toxin

pg 137 bensky
Herba Polygoni Avicularis (Bian Xu)'s functions are:
a. promote urination, disperse swelling, stop cough and transform phlegm
b. promote urination, disperse swelling, resolve toxins and discharge pus
c. promote urination, disperse swelling, clear heat and free strangury
d. promote urination, free strangury, kill worms and stop itching
e. promote urination, free strangury, separate the clear from turbid
d. promote urination, free strangury, kill worms and stop itching
page 139 bensky
Both Sclerotium Poriae Cocos (Fu Ling) and Semen Coicis Lachryma-jobi (Yi Yi Ren):
a. disinhibit urination, seep dampness and recede or abate jaundice
b. disinhibit urination, seep dampness and discharge pus
c. disinhibit urination, seep dampness and quiet the spirit
d. disinhibit urination, seep dampness and fortify the SP
e. disinhibit urination, seep dampness and free the flow of milk
d. disinhibit urination, seep dampness and fortify the SP
Both Caulis Akebiae (Mu Tong) and Medulla Tetrapanacis Papyferi (Tong Cao):
a. promote urination, free stangury, dispel wind and free the flow of collaterals
b. promote urination, free stangury,stop lacatation
c. promote urination, clear heat, and promote lacatation
d. promote urination, free stangury, quicken the blood and free the flow of the collaterals
e. none of the above
c. promote urination, clear heat, and promote lacatation
Which of these herbs dispels wind-dampness and resolves the exterior?
a. Radix Gentiamae Macrophyllae (Qin Jiao)
b. Ramulua Mori Albi (Sang Zhi)
c. Radix Stephaniae Tetrandrae (Han Fang Ji)
d. Radix Angelicae Pubescentis (Du Huo)
e. Radix Clematidis Chinensis (Wei Ling Xian)
d. Radix Angelicae Pubescentis (Du Huo)
pg 155 expels wind-cold from the exterior, wind damp form the lowback and legs

a. 156, sinews, clears deficiency heat, damp-heat jaundice (Qin Jiao)

b. 161, wind-damp in the upper extremities, edema (Sang Zhi)

c. 148, promote urination, wind-damp-heat, hot painful joints (Han Fang Ji)

e. 158, wind damp, release the exterior, move Qi in the channels, fish bones (Wei Ling Xian)
Radix Angelicae Pubescentis (Du Huo) gathers in which channels?
a. KD & HT
b. KD & UB
c. KD & LV
d. LV & GB
e. UB & GB
b. KD & UB
pg 155 bensky
Which herb dispels wind-dampness, clears vacuity heat and moistens the intestines?
a. Semen Angelicae Pubescentis(Tao Ren)
b. Semen Cannabis Sativae (Hua Ma Ren)
c. Radix Angelicae Pubescentis (Du Huo)
d. Radix Gentianae Macrocyphyllae (Qin Jiao)
e. Radix Ledebouriellae Divaricatae (Fang Feng)
d. Radix Gentianae Macrocyphyllae (Qin Jiao)

a. (Tao Ren) 278, inviogrates blood

b. (Hua Ma Ren) 120, constipation due to yin deficiency, NO wind-dampness

c. (Du Huo) 155, not for Yin deficient conditions with heat

e.(Fang Feng) 32, expels wind internal or external, wind in the intestines
Radix Clematidis Chinensis (Wei Ling Xian) should be combined with ___ for wind-damp pain in the lower extremities.
a. Radix Rizhoma Notoptergyii (Qiang Huo)
b. Radix Lebebouriellae Diavaricatae (Fang Geng)
c. Radix Angelicae Pubescentis (Du Huo)
d. cooked Radix Rehmannia (Shu Di Huang)
e. Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae (Niu Xi)
e. Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae (Niu Xi)
pg 158
Qiang Huo directs to upper extrem.
Niu Xi directs to the lower extrem.
A good herb for wind-damp-cold pain complicated by liver-kidney vacuity is
a. Radix Rhizoma Notoptergyii (Qiang Huo)
b. Radix Ledebourelliae Divaricatae (Fang Feng)
c. Radix Angelicae Pubescentis (Du Huo)
d. Predpared Radix Rehmannia (Shu Di Huang)
e. Cortex Radicis Acanthopanacis Gracilistyli (Wu Jia Pi)
e. Cortex Radicis Acanthopanacis Gracilistyli (Wu Jia Pi)
acrid, bitter, warm KD<LV, wind-damp-cold, elderly

a. (Qiang Huo) GB<LV<ST, steaming bone, sinews, jaundice

b. (Fang Feng)32

c. (Du Huo)155 KD vacuity
d. (Shu Di Huang)
All of the following herbs dispel wind dampness and are cool or cold in nature EXCEPT:
a. Radix Stephania Tetrandrae (Han Fang Ji)
b. Radix Gentianae Macrophyllae (Qin Jiao)
c. Herba Siegesbeckiae (Xi Xian Cao)
d. Caulis Trachelospermi Jasminoidis (Luo Shi Teng)
e. Herba Asari Cum Radice (Xi Xin)
e. Herba Asari Cum Radice (Xi Xin)
Which herb is neither cool nor cold and not generally used to treat phlegm heat:
a. Radix Peucedani (Qian Huo)
b. Bulbus Fritillariae Thunbergii (Zhi Bei Mu)
c. Semen Sinapis Albae (Bai Jie Zi)
d. Fructus Trichosanthis Kirlowii (Gua Luo)
e. Caulis Bambusae In Taeniis (Zhu Ru)
c. Semen Sinapis Albae (Bai Jie Zi) 171 acrid and warm, LU, warms the lung and expels phlegm,

a. 176 (Qian Huo) bitter acrid and cold, LU directs downward, external wind-cold or wind-heat
b. 178 (Zhi Bei Mu) bitter cold, HT/LU, phlegm-heat in lung, nodules, breast abscess
d. 179 (Gua Luo) sweet cold, LI< LU< ST, phlegm-heat sputum, expands the chest
e. 183(Zhu Ru) sweet cold
Which part of Trichosanthes is best when there is phlegm-heat with lung/stomach dryness?
a. Semen Trichosnathis Kirlowii (Gua Luo Ren)
b. Pericarpium Trichosanthis Kirlowii (Gua Luo Pi)
c. whole Fructus Trichosnathis Kirlowii (Quan Gua Lou)
d. Radix Trichosanthis Kirlowii (Tian Hua Fen)
d. Radix Trichosanthis Kirlowii (Tian Hua Fen) 180, LU/ST, drains heat, generates fluids

a. 180 (Gua Luo Ren) phlegm heat, thick sputum, cough, moisten the intestines
b. 179 (Gua Luo Pi) sweet cold, regulates qi, dry throat, thick sputum
c. 179 (Quan Gua Lou) phlegm-heat, expands the chest
The Qi of Radix Platycodi Grandiflori (Jie Geng) is:
a. upbearing
c. downbearing
c. entering
d. out-thrusting
a. upbearing
196, guide to the upper body
According to TCM there is a correspondence between the lung and the skin. What herb stops cough and regulates panting when taken internally and treats various skin conditions when applied topically.
a. Fructus Perillae Frutescentis (Zi Su Ye)
b. Herba Ephedra (Ma Huang)
c. Radix Stemonae (Bai Bu)
d. Radix Platycodi Gradiflori (Jie Geng)
e. Radix Peucedani (Qian Hu)
c. 202 Radix Stemonae (Bai Bu), lice and parasites

a. 201(Zi Su Ye) no topical use
b. (Ma Huang)no topical use
d.196 (Jie Geng)puss, abscess, loss of voice, no topical use
e.176 (Qian Hu)no topical use , no skin application
Rhizoma Pinelliae Ternatae (Ban Xia's) functions are:
a. Dry dampness and transform phlegm, down bear counterflow and stop vomiting
b. clear heat and transform phlegm, down bear counterflow and stop vomiting
c. warmly transform cold phlegm, warm the middle and stop diarrhea
d. warm the lungs and transform phlegm, kill worms and stop diarrhea
e. warm the lungs and transform phlegm, promote urination and disperse swelling
c. warmly transform cold phlegm, warm the middle and stop diarrhea
The Qi of Cortex Magnoliaw Officinalis (Huo Po)is:
a. upbearing
b. down bearing
c. entering
d. out-thrusting
b. down bearing
Rhizoma Pinelliae Ternatae (Ban Xia) is commonly combined with _____ to treat dampness ans phlegm:
a. Rhizoma Atractylodis (Cang Zhu) & Semen Coicis Lachryma jobi (Yi Yi Ren)
b. Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis (Huo Po) & Semen Dolichoris Lablab (Bai Bain Dou)
c. Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae (Chen Pi) & Scelrotium Poria Cocos (Fu Ling)
d. Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae (Bai Zhu) & Fructus Cardamomi (Bai Dou Kou)
e. Fructus Amomi (Sha Ren) & Fructus Citri Sacrodactylis (Fou Shou)
e.
d. Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae (Bai Zhu) & Fructus Cardamomi (Bai Dou Kou)
Choose the best herb to treat chest opression:
a. whole Fructus Trichosanthis Kirlowii (Quan Gua Lou)
b. Bulbus Fritillariae Thunbergii (Zhe Bei Mu)
c. Rhizoma Arisaematis (Nan Xing)
d. Radix Platycodi Grandiflori (Jie Geng)
e. Pericarpium Ciitri Reticulatae (Chen Pi)
a. whole Fructus Trichosanthis Kirlowii (Quan Gua Lou)
Radix Coreani Seu Typhonii (Bai Fu Zi)'s functions are:
a. dry dampness and transform phlegm,dispel wind, stop tetany
b. dry dampness and transform phlegm, harmonize the stomach and stop vomiting
c. dry dampness and transform phlegm, warm the lungs and stop cough
d. dry dampness and transform phlegm, dispel wind and scatter cold
e. dry dampness and transform phlegm, boost the Qi and open the orifices
a. dry dampness and transform phlegm,dispel wind, stop tetany
pg 193
Which of the following herbs is best for treatment of wind phlegm with heat:
a. Bombyx Batryticatus (Jiang Can)
b. Radix Coreani Seu Typhoni (Bai Fu Zi)
c. bile-treated Rhizoma Arisaematis (Dan Nan Xing)
d. Fructus Gleditschiae Chinensis (Zao Jiao)
e. Rhizoma Arisaematis (Tian Nan Xing)
c.192, bile-treated Rhizoma Arisaematis (Dan Nan Xing), phlegm heat

a. (Jiang Can)
b. (Bai Fu Zi)acrid sweet warm for wind-damp cold
d. (Zao Jiao) 198, phlegm open the orifices
e. (Tian Nan Xing) 191 phlegm-cold
Which of the following herbs is best for the treatment of cough with profuse phlegm, chest oppression and sore throat or loss of voice?
a. Frucuts Arctii Lappae (Niu Bang Zi)
b. Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae (Chen Pi)
c. Rhizoma Pinelliae Ternate (Ban Xia)
d. Semen Sinapis Albae (Bai Jie Zi)
e. Radix Platycodi Grandiflori (Jie Geng)
e. Radix Platycodi Grandiflori (Jie Geng)
Which of the following upbears Qi, diffuses the lungs and expels phlegm?
a. Flos Inulae (Xuan Fu Hua)
b. Radix Platycodi Gradiflori (Jie Geng)
c. Semen Pruni Armeniacae (Xing Ren)
d. Radix Peucedani (Qian Hu)
e. Fructus Perillae Fructescentis (Zi Su Zi)
b. Radix Platycodi Gradiflori (Jie Geng)
Which of the following herbs clears the lung and stomach, transforms phlegm, rectifys Qi and loosens the chest:
a. Semen Pruni Armeniacae (Xing Ren)
b. Folium Eriobotryae Japonicae (Pi Pa Ye)
c. Cortex Radicis Mori Albae (Sang Bai Pi)
d. Fructus Trichosanthis Kirlowii (Gua Lou)
e. Radix Stemonae (Bai Bu)
d. Fructus Trichosanthis Kirlowii (Gua Lou)
Which of the following herbs is most effective to drain the lungs and stop panting.
a. Fructus Perillae Frutescentis (Zi Su Zi)
b. COrtex Radicis Mori Albi (Sang Bai Pi)
c. Radix Platycodi Gradniflori (Jie Geng)
d. Radix Scutellariae Baicalensis (Huang Qin)
e. Semen Ginkonis Bilboae (Bai Gao)
b. COrtex Radicis Mori Albi (Sang Bai Pi)
The common functions of Thallus Algae (Kun Bu) and Herba Sargassii (Hai Zao) are to:
a. warm the lungs and expell phlegm
b. dry dampness and transform phlegm
c. soften hardness and transform phlegm
d. soften hardness and precipitate downward
e. all of the above
c. soften hardness and transform phlegm
Which of the following herbs is best to treat pain and numbness in the extremities and joints?
a. Fructus Gleditschiae Chinensis (Zao Jiao)
b. Bulbus Fritillariae Thunbergii (Zhi Bei Mu)
c. Flos Inulae (Xuan Fu Hua)
d. Semen Sinapis Albae (Bai Jie Zi)
e. Rhizoma Pinelliae Ternatae (Ban Xia)
d. Semen Sinapis Albae (Bai Jie Zi)
pg 195
The flavor and temperature of Bulbus Fritillariae Thunbergii (Zhi Bei Mu) are:
a. bitter and cold
b. sweet and cold
c. salty and cold
d. bitter and warm
e. none of the above
a. bitter and cold, HT and LU pg 178
Which of these herbs stops cough and stops panting, moistens the intestines and relieves constipation.
a. Semen Trichosanthis Kirlowii (Gua Lou Ren)
b. Semen Tinglizi (Ting Li Zi)
c. Semen Cannabis Sativae (Huo Ma Ren)
d. Semen Pruni Armeniacae (Xing Ren)
e. Semen Sianpis Albae (Bai Jie Zi)
d. Semen Pruni Armeniacae (Xing Ren)

a. 179 (Gua Lou Ren), no panting, moisten bowel yes, oppresion of the chest
b. 209 (Ting Li Zi) wheezing, edema, ascites
c. 120 (Huo Ma Ren) moisten the bowel, clear heat, nourish Yin
e. 195 (Bai Jie Zi)phlegm-cold, nodules
Fructus Perillaw Frutescentis (Zi Su Zi)'s functions are to:
a. clear the lungs and transform phlegm
b. moisten the lungs and transform phlegm
c. down bear counterflow and transform phlegm
d. dry dampness and transform phlegm
e. clear heat and moisten the bowels
c. down bear counterflow and transform phlegm
pg 201
Which herb is commonly used in excess patterns of edema and ascites:
a. Flos Inulae (Xuan Fu Hua)
b. Semen Tinglizi (Ting Li Zi)
c. Cortex Radicis Mori Albi (Sang Bai Pi)
d. Radix Stemonae (Bai Bu)
e. Semen Raphani Sativi (Lai Fu Zi)
b. Semen Tinglizi (Ting Li Zi) pg 204
edema of exces type, excess fluid in the abdomen and chest


a. 193(Xuan Fu Hua) sputum in the chest
c. 203 (Sang Bai Pi) lung heat obstructing LU Qi causing facial edema
d. 202 (Bai Bu) deficiency cough
e. 227(Lai Fu Zi) food stagnation in middle jiao, descend LU Qi to stop cough and wheezing
Folium Eriobotryae Japonicae (Pi Pa Ye) transforms phlegm and stops cough but also:
a. promotes urination and disperses swelling
b. dispels wind clears heat
c. harmonizes the stomach and down bears counterflow
d. nourishes the Liver and extinguishes wind
e. relaxes spasms and contracture, soothes the sinews
c. harmonizes the stomach and down bears counterflow
page 202
Which herb secures the lungs stops panting while eliminating dampness and resolving abnormal vaginal discharge:
a. Semen Pruni Armeniacae (Xing Ren)
b. Radix Angelicae Dahuricae (Bai Zhi)
c. Semen Ginkonis Bilboae (Bai Gao)
d. Semen Euryalis Ferocis (Qian Shi)
e. Radix Platycodi Grandiflori (Jie Geng)
c. Semen Ginkonis Bilboae (Bai Gao)

a. 198 (Xing Ren) wheezing moisten the bowels
b. 321 (Bai Zhi) tonify the spleen, promote urination, drain dampness, stabilize the exterior, calm the fetus
d. 386 (Qian Shi) no wheezing, damp-heat vag discharge, kd deficiency with frequent urination
e. (Jie Geng)
Semen Sinapis Albae (Bai Jie Zi) Fructus Perillae Frutescentis (Zi Su Zi) and Radix Coreani Seu Typhonii (Bai Fu Zi) all:
a. transform phlegm
b. stop wheezing
c. stop cough
d. dispel wind
e. moisten the bowels
a. transform phlegm
Both Caulis Bambusae In Taeniis (Zhu Ru) and Folium Eriobotryae Japonicae (Pi Pa Yi):
a. clear heat and eliminate vexation
b. harmonize the stomach and counter rebellious Qi
c. secure the lungs and stop cough
d. clear heat and extinguish wind
e. none of the above
b. harmonize the stomach and counter rebellious Qi
pg 202
Both Radix Asteris Tataici (Zi Wan) and Flos Tussilaginis Fararae (Kuan Dong Hua):
a.clear the lungs, stop cough and transform phlegm
b. drain the lungs, stop cough and stop wheezing
c. moisten the lungs, stop cough and transform phlegm
d. secure the lungs, stop cough and stop wheezing
e. none of the above
c. moisten the lungs, stop cough and transform phlegm
Which herbs transform phlegm and resolve nodules?
a. Radix Platycodi Grandiflori (Jie Geng) & Caulis Bambusae In Taeniis (Zhu Ru)
b. Semen Pruni Armenacae (Xing Ren) & Radix Peucedani (Qian Hu)
c. Herba Sargasii (Hai Zao) & Concha Cyclinae Sinensis (Hai Ge Ke)
d. Folium Eriobotryae Japonicae (Pi Pa Ye) & Semen Ginkonis Bilobae (Bai Gao)
e. Radix Stemonae (Bai Bu) & Fructus Perillaw Frutescentis (Zi Su Zi)
c. Herba Sargasii (Hai Zao) & Concha Cyclinae Sinensis (Hai Ge Ke)
Which herbs are warm but not dry, moistening but not slimy, stop cough and wheezing?
a. Semen Pruni Armeniacae (Xing Ren) & Semen Ginkonis Bilobae (Bai Gao)
b. Cortex Radicis Mori Albi (Sang Bai Pi) & Semen Tinglizi (Ting Li Zi)
c. Fructus Perillae Frutescentis (Zi Su Zi) & Folium Eriobotryae Japonicae (Pi Pa Ye)
d. Radix Stemonae (Bai Bu) & Radix Asteris Tatarici (Zi Wan)
e. Herba Houttuyniae Cordatae Cum Radice (Yu Xing Cao) & Tuber Ophiopogonis Japonici (mai Men Dong)
d. Radix Stemonae (Bai Bu) & Radix Asteris Tatarici (Zi Wan)
Which of the following herbs moisten the lungs and stops cough as well as kills lice:
a. Radix Asteris Tataici (Zi Wan)
b. Radix Stemonae (Bai Bu)
c. Flos Tussilaginis Farfarae (Kuna Dong Hua)
d. Bulbus Fritillarae Cirrhosae (Chuan Bei Mu)
e. Semen Pruni Armeniacae (Xing Ren)
b. Radix Stemonae (Bai Bu)
Which of the following herbs treats hoarse voice?
a. Rhizoma Pinelliae Ternatae (Zi Wan)
b. Radix Platycodi Gradiflori (Jie Geng)
c. Caulis Bambusae In Taeniis (Zhu Ru)
d. Rhizoma Arisaematis (Nan Xing)
e. Bulbus Fritillariae THunbergii (Zhi Bei Mu)
b. Radix Platycodi Gradiflori (Jie Geng)
Both Rhizoma Pinelliae Ternatae (Ban Xia) & Caulis Bambusae in Taeniis (Zhu Ru):
a. transform phlegm and soothe the liver
b. transform phlegm and rectify Qi
c. transform phlegm ans promote urination
d. transform phlegm and stop vomiting
e. transform phlegm and settle fright
d. transform phlegm and stop vomiting
Which herb is best food stagnation of meat?
a. Semen Raphani Sativi (Lai Fu Zi)
b. Fructus Germinatus Hordei Vulgaris (Mai Ya)
c. Fructus Germinatus Oryzae Sativae (Gu Ya)
d. Massa Medica Fermentata (Shen Qu)
e. Fructus Crataegi (Shan Za)
e. Fructus Crataegi (Shan Za)meat Yifan 116-117

a. (Lai Fu Zi)starches, phlegm in LU & ST
b. (Mai Ya) Grains
c. (Gu Ya)Grains
d. (Shen Qu)Grains
Large doses of stir-fried Fructus Germinatus Hordei Vulgaris (Mai Ya) can:
a. hasten birth
b. quiet the fetus
c. secure desertion
d. stop bleeding
e. stop lactation
e. stop lactation pg 225 bensky, pg 116 Yifan
Endothelium Corneum Gigeriae Galli (Ji Nei Jin) is often combined with Herba Lysimachiae (Jin Qian Cao) for the treatment of:
a. seminal emmision
b. constipation
c. early menstruation
d. urinary or biliary tract stones
e. this combination is contraindicated
d. urinary or biliary tract stones
Which of the following herbs quickens the blood and dispels stasis?
a. Massa Medica Fermentata (Shen Qu)
b. Endothelium Corneum Gigeriae Galli (Ji Nei Jin)
c. Fructus Germinatus Hordei Vulgaris (Mai Ya)
d. Fructus Geminatus Oryzae Sativae (Gu Ya)
e. Fructus Crataegi (Shan Zha)
e. Fructus Crataegi (Shan Zha) 224

a. 226 (Shen Qu) Stomach cold, aides digestion of minerals
b. (Ji Nei Jin) strong for food stagnation and stones, enuresis
c. (Mai Ya) LV Qi, stop lactation
d. 226 (Gu Ya) starches and strngthen the spleen
The main function of Semen Raphani Sativi (Lai Fu Zi) are to:
a. disperse food and resolve stagnation, fortify the spleen and harmonize the middle jiao
b.disperse food and resolve stagnation, fortify the spleen and boost the stomach
c.disperse food and resolve stagnation, rectify Qi and resolve depression
d.disperse food and resolve stagnation, supplement the kidneys and warm yang
e.disperse food and resolve stagnation, down bear Qi and transform phlegm
e.disperse food and resolve stagnation, down bear Qi and transform phlegm
The main functions of Endothelium Corneum Gigeriae Galli (Ji Nei Jin) are to:
a. disperse food and resolve stagnation, promote urination and break stones
b.disperse food and resolve stagnation, fortify the spleen, clear heat and eliminate dampness
c.disperse food and resolve stagnation, enrich yin and clear vacuity heat
d.disperse food and resolve stagnation, supplement the kidneys and warm yang
e.disperse food and resolve stagnation, nourish the liver and boost essence
a. disperse food and resolve stagnation, promote urination and break stones
Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae (Chen Pi) enters which channels?
a. LU<SP<LI
b. LU<SP<ST
c. LU<HT<LV
d. LU<LV<LI
e. ST<LI<UB
b. LU<SP<ST
Which moves Qi more forcefully?
a. Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae (Chen Pi)
b. Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae Viride (Qing Pi)
b. Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae Viride (Qing Pi) pg 232/233
Which moves Qi more forcefully?
a. Fructus Citri Aurantii (Zi Ke)
b. Fructus Immaturus Citri Aurantii (Zhi Shi)
b. Fructus Immaturus Citri Aurantii (Zhi Shi) pg 235, YiFan 123
Which Qi-rectifying herb also fortifies the SP?
a. Rhizoma Cyperi Rotundi (Xiang Fu)
b. Radix Bupleuri (Chai Hu)
c. Radix Auklandiae Lappae (Mu Xiang)
d. Fructus Citri Auranti (Zhi Ke)
e. Fructus Aelia Toosendan (Chuan Lian Zi)
c. Radix Auklandiae Lappae (Mu Xiang) LV and strengthen the SP

a. 236(Xiang Fu) LV
b. (Chai Hu)LV
d. 235(Zhi Ke) move Qi in ST & SP
e. (Chuan Lian Zi) LV heat
Which Qi-rectifying herb moves Qi, stops pain and also warms the KD?
a. Rhizoma Cyperi Rotundi (Xiang Fu)
b. Radix Bupleuri (Chai Hu)
c. Radix Auklandiae Lappae (Mu Xiang)
d. Fructus Melia Toosedan (Chuan Lian Zi)
e. Radix Linderae Strychnifoliae (Wu Yao)
e. Radix Linderae Strychnifoliae (Wu Yao)
pg 238 acrid and warm, UB<KD<LU<SP
Which Qi-retifying herb clears heat, drains dampness and kills parasites?
a. Rhizoma Cyperi Rotundi (Xiang Fu)
b. Radix Bupleuri (Chai Hu)
c. Radix Auklandiae Lappae (Mu Xiang)
d. Fructus Meliae Toosendan (Chuan Lian Zi)
e. Radix Linderae Strychnifoliae (Wu Yao)
d. Fructus Meliae Toosendan (Chuan Lian Zi) pg 243
Which is not a function of Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae (Chen Pi)?
a. dries dampness and transforms phlegm
b. down bears counterflow
c. fortifies the SP
d. disperses stagnation
e. harmonizes the middle
d. disperses stagnation pg 242
Which of the following herbs is best for SP/ST Qi stagnation with abdominal distension, belching, nausea and vomiting?
a. Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae (Chen Pi)
b. Rhizoma Pinelliae Ternatae (Ban Xia)
c. Sclerotium Poriae Cocos (Fu Ling)
d. Cortex Magnolia Officinalis (Huo Po)
e. Rhizoma Atractylodis (Cang Zhu)
a. Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae (Chen Pi)
WHich of the following herbs enters the LU channel?
a. Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae Veride (Qing Pi)
b. Fructus Citri Aurantii (Zhi Ke)
c. Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae (Chen Pi)
d. Fructus Citri Sacrodactylis (Fo Shou)
e. Radix Auklandiae Lappae (Mu Xiang)
c. Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae (Chen Pi)
LU,SP,ST

a. (Qing Pi) LV,GB,ST
b. (Zhi Ke) ST,SP
d. (Fo Shou) LV,LU,ST,SP
e. (Mu Xiang) GB,LI,SP,ST
Which of the following herbs can "break" Qi stagnation and transform phlegm?
a. Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae (Chen Pi)
b. Rhizoma Pinelliae Ternatae (Ban Xia)
c. Cortex Magnoliae Oficinalis (Hou Po)
d. Fructus Immaturus Citri Auranti (Zhi Shi)
e. Fructus Citri Sacrodactylis (Fo Shou)
d. Fructus Immaturus Citri Auranti (Zhi Shi)
Which of the following herbs is bitter, acrid and slightly cold or cool:
a. Pericarpium Citir Reticulatae (Chen Pi)
b. Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae Viride (Qing Pi)
c. Fructus Immaturus Citri Auranti (Zhi Shi)
d. Fructus Citri Sacrodactylis (Fo Shou)
e. Fructus Amomi (Sha Ren)
c. Fructus Immaturus Citri Auranti (Zhi Shi)
Which of the following herbs rectifies Qi, stops pain and is effective for treatment is SP and ST Qi stagnation?
a. Radix Auklandiae Lappae (Mu Xiang)
b. Rhiozoma Cyperi Rotundi (Xiang Fu)
c. Fructus Meliae Toosenden (Chuan Lian Zhi)
d. Semen Litchi Chinenesis (Li Zhi He)
e. Radix Linderae Strychnifoliae (Wu Yao)
a. Radix Auklandiae Lappae (Mu Xiang)
237, stops pain, moves Qi-diarrhea, strong Tonfication SP

b. 236(Xiang Fu)regulate LV Qi, gynecologic problems
c. 242 (Chuan Lian Zhi)moves Qi,LV/ST disharmony, parasites
d. 243 (Li Zhi He)LV/ST, LV qi constraint, hernia due to cold
e. 238 (Wu Yao) moves Qi, warms & disperses cold - pain in the lower abd. warms KD Yang-incontinence
What are the functions of Radix Linderae Strycnifoliae (Wu Yao)?
a. rectify Qi, harmonize the middle and stop pain
b. downbear counterflow of Qi, harmonize the middle, stop pain
c. rectify Qi, stop pain, scatter cold and disperse stagnation
d. free the flow of Yang and disperse stagnation
e. rectify Qi, stop pain, warm the KD and scatter cold
c. rectify Qi, stop pain, scatter cold and disperse stagnation - the best answer

e. rectify Qi, stop pain, warm the KD and scatter cold- yes but not the major function
Which of the following herbs rectifies Qi and stops pain, warms the KD and promotes the grasping of Qi?
a. Magnetitum (Chi Shi)
b. Lignum Aquilariae Agallochae (Chen Xiang)
c. Fructus Psoraleae Corylifoliae (Bu Gu Zhi)
d. Radix Linderae Strychnifoliae (Wu Yao)
e. Gecko (Ge Jie)
b. Lignum Aquilariae Agallochae (Chen Xiang) 239, moves Qi, stops pain, counterflow of Qi, Grasp Qi

a. (Chi Shi)

c. 344 (Bu Gu Zhi) No Pain, grasp Qi, tonify SP, tonify KD and warm Yang
d. 238 (Wu Yao)no grasp QI, warm KD Yang
e. 338 (Ge Jie)grasp Qi, cough, assist KD Yang, no pain
Which of the following herbs is best for treatment of KD Yang vacuity with frequent urination?
a. Fructus Zanthoxyli Bungeani (Hua Jiao)
b. Fructus Evodiae Rutecarpae (Wu Zhu Yu)
c. Radix Auklandiae Lappae (Mu Xiang)
d. Radix Linderae Strychnifoliae (Wu Yao)
e. Dry Rhizoma Zingiberis (Gan Jiang)
d. Radix Linderae Strychnifoliae (Wu Yao)

a. 304 (Hua Jiao) warm middle, cold painfull diarrhea, kills parasite
b. 303(Wu Zhu Yu) warm the middle, LV Qi stagnation, cold and phlegm LV/ST
c. 237 (Mu Xiang)move Qi in abd, LI stagnation, strengthen SP
e. 300 (Gan Jiang) warm the middle-def, Yang, warm LU, stop bleeding
WHich of the following herbs ios best for LV&ST disharmony with rib-side pain, chest opression, belching and nausea, vomiting
a. Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae (Chen Pi)
b. Fructus Citri Aurantii (Zhi Ke)
c. Radix Linderae Strychnifoliae (Wu Yao)
d. Fructus Citri Sacridactylis (Fo Shou)
e. Lignum Aquilariae Agallochae (Chen Xiang)
d. Fructus Citri Sacridactylis (Fo Shou)
241 LV Qi stagnation with RIB and flank pain

a. 232(Chen Pi) epigastric pain, ST/SP Qi stagnation
b. 236 (Zhi Ke) SP/ST Qi stagnation
c. 238 (Wu Yao) flank and abd & epigastric distension
e. 239 (Chen Xiang) epigstric and abd
Rhizoma Cyperi Rotundi (Xiang Fu)'s functions are:
a. emolliate the LV
b. course the LV
c. subdue the LV
d. clear the LV
e. nourish the LV
b. course the LV
Which of the following herbs courses the LV and rectifies Qi, regulates menstruation and stops pain?
a. Radix Angelicae Sinensis (Dang Gui)
b. Rhizoma Cyperi Rotundi (Xiang Fu)
c. Fructus Meliae Toosenden (Chuan Lian Zi)
d. Radix Albus Paeiniae Lactiflorae (Bai Shao)
e. Lignum Aquilariae Agallichae (Chen Xiang)
b. Rhizoma Cyperi Rotundi (Xiang Fu)
236 regulate LV Qi and menses

a. 329 (Dang Gui) tonifies blood, regulate menses, harmonizes and invigorate blood
c. 242 (Chuan Lian Zi) pain due to LV/ST disharmony, clear heat(damp)
d. 331 (Bai Shao) nourish LV blood and Yin
e. 239 (Chen Xiang) distension NO menses
Which of the following herbs is best for heat pattern Qi stagnating in the lower jiao and testicular pain?
a. Semen Litchi Chinensis (Li Zhi He)
b. Fructus Foeniculi Vulgaris (Xiao Hui Xiang)
c. Radix Linderae Strychnifoliae (Wu Yao)
d. Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae (Chen Pi)
e. Fructus Meliae Toosenden (Chuan Lian Zi)
e. Fructus Meliae Toosenden (Chuan Lian Zi) 242 cold herb for heat hearnia

a. 243 (Li Zhi He) for cold hernia (warm)
b. 306(Xiao Hui Xiang) cold hernia (warm)
c. 238 (Wu Yao) cold hernia/menses (warm)
d. 232 (Chen Pi) no hernia (warm)
Which herb rectifies Qi and disperses stagnation, frees the flow of Yang and frees chest oppression?
a. Bulbus Alii (Xie Bai)
b. Ramulus Cinnamomi Cassiae (Gui Zhi)
c. Fructus Trichosnathis Kirlowi (Gua Luo)
d. Fructus Immaturus Citri Aurantii (Zhi Shi)
e. Rhizom Pinelliae Ternatae (Ban Xia)
a. Bulbus Alii (Xie Bai) 240 inblock Qi and Yang, directs downward, dispels cold phlegm