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What are the general characteristics (energy, taste, meridians) and symptoms treated for herbs that relieve dysuria?

Energy: Cold

Taste: Bitter or Sweet & Bland

Meridians: Kidney and Bladder

Used to clear heat from teh lower jiao, for shortness of urination, painful and burning urination, urinary bleeding and urinary stones.

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Pharmaceutical, Botanical and Common names for Hua Shi?

Talcum

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Energy, Taste, Meridians for Hua Shi?

Energy: Cold

Taste: Sweet, Bland

Meridians: Stomach, Bladder

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Functions and Indications for Hua Shi?

1. Clears heat, Promotes urination - dysuria or dark scanty urination, urinary infection, urinary stones d/t damp heat in Bladder

2. Clears heat and releases summer heat - fever, scanty urination, severe thirst, irritability 

3. Clear heat, and toxins, cure sores - diarrhea due to damp heat, oozing skin sores, eczema

4. Absorbs dampness topically.

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Pharmaceutical, Botanical and Common names for Mu Tong?

 Akebia Caulis 

Aristolochia manshuriensis

Akebia

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Energy, Taste, Meridians for Mu Tong?

Energy: Cool

Taste: Bitter

Meridians: Heart, Small Intestine, Bladder

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Functions and Indications for Mu Tong?

1. Promotes urination, relieve dysuria - edema, dark scanty urine d/t damp heat in Bladder or Heart Fire draining to SI

2. Clear Heart heat, drain fire - drains heat from heart via small intestine, use for mouth and tongue sores, irritability, dream disturbed sleep 

3. Promotes lactation and unblocks blood vessels - amenorrhea, blockage of lactation, pain and stiffness of joints, damp heat Bi d/t obstruction

Tong means open:

Open urination

Opens milk duct

Opens blood vessels

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Pharmaceutical, Botanical and Common names for Tong Cao?

Medulla Tetrapanacis Papyriferi

Tetrapanax papyriferus

Rice paper pith

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Energy, Taste, Meridians for Tong Cao?

Energy: Cold

Taste: Sweet, Bland

Meridians: Lung, Stomach

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Functions and Indications for Tong Cao?

1. Promotes urination and clears heat, relieve dysuria - for dark scanty urine, dysuria, urinary retention, edema d/t damp heat in the bladder.

2. Promotes lactation - post partum lactation difficulty d/t obstruction of the collaterals

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Compare and contrast Mu Tong and Tong Cao

Both Mu Tong and Tong Cao can treat insufficient lactation.

Tong Cao cannot help to treat joint pain because it does not unblock blood vessels. Also cannot treat heart fire irritability. Use Mu Tong for these things.

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Pharmaceutical, Botanical and Common names for Qu Mai?

Herba Dianthi

Dianthus superbus, D. chinensis

Adianthus, aerial part of fringed pink

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Energy, Taste, Meridians for Qu Mai?

Energy: Cold

Taste: Bitter

Meridians: Heart, Small Intestine, Bladder

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Functions and Indications for Qu Mai?

1. Clears damp-heat, promotes urination - for dysuria, dark scanty urine, urinary retention, hematuria d/t damp heat in Bladder, acute cystitis, prostatitis, nephritis

2. Breaks up blood stasis, restore menstruation - amenorrhea d/t Blood stasis

3. Unblocks the bowels - Constipation

4. Purges Heart and Small Intestine Fire - Heart Fire leading to Small Intestine Excess Heat

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Pharmaceutical, Botanical and Common names for Bian Xu Cao? 

Herba Polygoni Avicularis 

Polygonum aviculare

Polygonum, Knotweed

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Energy, Taste, Meridians for Bian Xu?

Energy: Even

Taste: Bitter

Meridians: Bladder

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Functions and Indications for Bian Xu?

1. Clears damp-heat from bladder, promotes urination, relieves dysuria - dark scanty urine, urinary retention, hematuria, cystitis d/t damp heat in Bladder

2. Expels parasites and stops itching - eczema, itchy weeping skin sores, diarrhea, vaginal itching, trichomonas vaginalis, gonorrhea, pinworms, tapeworms, hookworms 

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Pharmaceutical, Botanical and Common names for Shi Wei?

Folium Pyrrosiae

Pyrrosia lingua

pyrrosia leaf

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Energy, Taste, Meridians for Shi Wei?

Energy: slightly cold

Taste: Bitter

Meridians: Lung, Bladder

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Functions and Indications for Shi Wei?

1.Promotes urination, unblocks painful urinary dysfunction - dysuria, dark scanty urine, urine retention, hematuria d/t damp heat in the bladder

2.Clears heat and stops bleeding - all types of bleeding d/t heat, especially uterine bleeding

3.Clears lung, expels phlegm, stops cough - cough and asthma d/t Lung heat

 

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What is a special modern function of Shi Wei?

It can increase WBC count after radiation. Use iwth Da Zao.

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Pharma, botanical and common names for Deng Xin Cao?

Medulla Junci Effusi

Juncus effusus

Rush pit, Bullrush pith, Juncus

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Energy, Taste, Meridians for Deng Xin Cao?

Energy: Cool

Taste: Sweet, Bland

Meridians: Heart, Lung, Small Intestine

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Functions and Indications for Deng Xin Cao?

1.Promotes urination, relieve dysuria - dark scanty urine, dysuria, acute cystitis, urethritis urinary retention d/t damp heat in the bladder

2.Clears heat from heart, relives irritability - irritability, insomnia, restlessness, night crying in children due to Heart heat, also nasal bleeding, mouth ulcers, mumps

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Pharma, Botanical and Common names for Hai Jin Sha?

Spora Lygodii Japonici

Lygodium japonicum

Climbing fern spores

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Energy, Taste, Meridians for Hai Jin Sha?

Energy: Cold

Taste: Sweet

Meridians: Small Intestine, Bladder

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Functions and Indications for Hai Jin Sha?

1. Promote urination, relieve dysuria - urinary stones, dark scanty urine, dysuria, edema d/t damp heat in the bladder

2. Clear heat and toxin - for boils, carbuncles, burns, mumps d/t heat and toxins, upper respiratory tract infection, tonsillities, pneumonia

3. Clear heat, promote stone discharge, use for urinary stone, or gall stone - jaundice d/t gallstones caused by Damp Heat

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What herb could be paired with Hai Jin Sha for urinary stones with blood in the urine?

Shi Wei - Pyrrosia leaves

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Pharma, Botanical and Common names for Jin Qian Cao?

Herba Lysimachiae

Lysimachia christinae

Lysimachia

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Energy, Taste, Meridians for Jin Qian Cao?

Energy: Even or slightly cold

Taste: Sweet (Slightly salty)

Merdiains: Liver, Gallbladder, Kidney, Bladder