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What are the general characteristics (energy, taste, meridians) and symptoms treated for this category?

Energy: Cold

Taste: Bitter

Meridians: Spleen, Stomach, Liver, Gallbladder

Used for jaundice d/t Damp Heat

2

Pharma, Botanical and Common names for Yin Chen Hao?

Herba Artimesiae Yinchenhao

Artimesia capillaris

Artimesia

3

Energy, Taste, Meridians for Yin Chen Hao?

Energy: Even or cool

Taste: Bitter

Meridians: Liver, Gallbladder, Spleen, Stomach

4

Fx and Indx for Yin Chen Hao?

1. Clears damp-heat from liver and gallbladder, relieves jaundice - jaundice, scant yellow urination d/t Damp Heat in LV/GB or in SP/ST, can help with gallstones

2. Clears heat and releases dampness used topically for skin conditions - eczema, itching, oozing sores d/t febrile disease w/ dampness

5

Pharma, Botanical and Common names for Hu Zhang?

Radix et Rhizoma Polygoni Cuspdati

Polygonum cuspidatum

Bushy Knotweed rhizome, Giant Knotweed

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Energy, Taste, Meridians for Hu Zhang?

Energy: Cold

Taste: Bitter

Meridians: Liver, Gallbladder, Lung

7

Fx and Indx for Hu Zhang?

1. Eliminate dampness, relieve jaundice - jaundice, dysuria, leukorrhea d/t D-H; jaundice from hepatitis

2. Clear heat and toxin, cure sores - skin infections, burns, boils, sores both internal and external

3. Clear lung, stop cough - cough d/t Phlegm Heat in Lung, pneumonia, bronchitis (Shi Wei - pyrrosia also does this)

4. Move blood, remove stasis - amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, trauma pain

8

Name five herbs for Jaundice?

  1. Yin Chen Hao - Artimesia
  2. Hu Zhang - Giant knotweed
  3. Jin Qian Cao - Lysimachia
  4. Lian Qian Cao - Glechoma
  5. Hai Jin Sha - Lygodium (climbing fern) spore

9

Name four herbs that are excellent for edema?

  1. Fu Ling - poria
  2. Zhu Ling - polyporus
  3. Ze Xie - plantain rhizome
  4. Che Qian Zi - plantago seed

4 P's for puffy edema

10

Name two herbs for eczema?

Di Fu Zi - broom cypress

Hu Zhang - bushy knotweed rhizome

11

Name two great herbs for Bi syndrome?

Yi Yi Ren - Job's tears

Han Fang Ji - Stephania root (not in this category)

12

Name two herbs for Hot Lin dysuria?

Qu Mai - dianthus 

Bian Xu - polygonum knotweed 

13

Name the best herb for dysuria (painful, burning) with difficult urination?

Dong Kui Zi - Musk Mallow seed

 

14

Name the best herb for Bloody Lin?

Shi Wei - pyrrosia leaves

15

Name the two best herbs for stone Lin?

Jin Qian Cao - lysimachia

Shi Wei - pyrrosia leaves

16

Name the best herb for cloudy urination?

Bei Xie - fish poison yam rhizome

Separates the pure from the turbid

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