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40 Cards in this Set

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What type of formulas address conditions which are most severe, even life threatening
Formulas which rescue the devastated yang
This group of formulas contain hot drying herbs, under what conditions should they be used with caution?
Yin Xu – Blood Loss – True Heat & False Cold
Tang Kuei Decoction for Frigid Extremities Pinyin & Herbs
Dang Gui Si Ni Tang:

Gui Zhi 9g
Dang Gui 9g
Bai Shao 9g
Xi Xin 6g
Da Zao 25 pc
Zhi Gan Cao 6g
Mu Tong 6g
Dang Gui Si Ni Tang:
This condition is called “Si Ni”. What is the literal meaning of this term
4 Rebellions or 4 Contraries
Dang Gui Si Ni Tang:
Identify 2 factors of why the pulse is so thin
Blood Xue and Congealing effects of Cold
Dang Gui Si Ni Tang:
What are the blood nourishing herbs
Dang Gui – Bai Shao
Dang Gui Si Ni Tang:
What envoy herb facilitates the flow in the channels & vessels
Mu Tong
Dang Gui Si Ni Tang:
This is a variation of what well-known formula
Gui Zhi Tang
Dang Gui Si Ni Tang: name one biomed
Raynaud's Disease
Regulate the Middle Pill Pinyin & Herbs
Li Zhong Wan:

Gan Jiang 9g
Ren Shen 9g
Bai Zhu 9g
Zhi Gan Cao 9g
Li Zhong Wan: What is the overall pattern?
MJ cold from def or def of yang in MJ
Li Zhong Wan: List 2 actions
Warms MJ & strengthens SP & ST
Li Zhong Wan: what leads to nausea and vomiting
Yang Xu causes Yin to Ascend – ST can’t make turbid Yin descend
Li Zhong Wan: What causes the qi clumping & obstruction in the chest, characterized by rigid focal distention in the heart region & fullness in the chest
yang def in the UJ w/upward rising of cold and yin
Evodia Decoction pinyin & herbs
Wu Zhu Yu Tang:

Wu Zhu Yu 9-12g
Sheng Jiang 18g
Ren Shen 9g
Da Zao 12 pcs
Wu Zhu Yu Tang: All 3 presentations of this disorder involve cold pathology. Identify these 3 types of Cold
(1) cold dt ST def [yang brightness]
(2) cold dt ST/LV def terminal yin]
(3) cold attacking MJ [lesser yin]
Wu Zhu Yu Tang: List 2 of the 3 actions
Warms & tonifies LV & ST, directs rebellious Qi down, stops vomiting
Wu Zhu Yu Tang: Name the herb which warms the Stomach & Liver & stops vomit
Wu Zhu Yu
Wu Zhu Yu Tang: Which herb moderates the drying properties of the chief & deputy herbs
Da Zao
Wu Zhu Yu Tang: name 2 biomeds
migranes - morning sickness
Major Construct the Middle Decoction pinyin & herbs
Da Jian Zhong Tang:

Chuan Jiao 3-9g
Gan Jiang 12g
Ren Shen 6g
Yi Tang (malt) 18-30g
Da Jian Zhong Tang: This is weakness & deficiency of the ___, & ___ which is ascendant in the interior.
MJ Yang (root) & Yin/Cold (manifestation)
Da Jian Zhong Tang: List 3 symptoms
Epigastric & Abdominal Pain – Cold in Epigastrium – Vomting - Borborygmous
Da Jian Zhong Tang: What causes the inability to keep food down
ST Qi follows the upsurge of cold Qi
Da Jian Zhong Tang: Describe the pulse in especially severe cases
Da Jian Zhong Tang: What hot yang tonifying herb alleviates pain
Chuan Jiao
Da Jian Zhong Tang: What 2 herbs together tonify the middle jiao qi & relieves spasms
Ren Shen & Yi Tang
formulas that rescue devestated yang - These formulas treat the decline & final collapse of yang, affecting which 2 channels
Heart & Kidney
Frigid Extremities Decoction pinyin and herbs
Si Ni Tang:

Fu Zi 1 pc
Gan Jiang 4.5g
Zhi Gan Cao 6g
Si Ni Tang: what is the overall conformation
Kidney Yang deficiency accompanied by and increase of internal cold
Si Ni Tang: List 4 symptoms
Extremely cold extremities - aversion to cold - sleeping w/knees up – lethargy - constant desire to sleep – vomiting - diarrhea w/undigested food - abd pain & cold - no thirst
Si Ni Tang: What are 2 possible causes of this
chronic yang qi def - devastated yang due to excessive sweat
Si Ni Tang: What deputy herb deputy herb works with the Chief in strengthening the KI and SP Yang
Gan Jiang
Si Ni Tang: 2 biomeds
cardiac insufficiency - adrenal insufficiency
Ginseng & Prepared Aconite Decoction pinyin & herbs
Shen Fu Tang:

Ren Shen 12g
Fu Zi 9g
Shen Fu Tang: What is the overall conformation
Yang deficiency with severe deficiency of source Qi and sudden collapse of Yang Qi
Shen Fu Tang: List the pulse & tongue
T: Pale - P: Faint, almost imperceptible
Shen Fu Tang: Which tonic herb stabilizes conditions of emanate collapse
Ren Shen
Shen Fu Tang: When the yang collapses, what functions are impaired
Ascending, Descending, Entering & Leaving
Shen Fu Tang: Name 2 bio-meds
Cardiac Failure – Uterine Bleeding - Postpartum Hemorrhage