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Pharmaceutical, Botanical and Common names for Qin Jiao

Radix Gentianae Qinjiao

Gentianaa macrophylla

Gentiana root

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Energy, Taste, Meridians for Qin Jiao

Energy: Even

Taste: Bitter, Pungent

Meridians: Stomach, Liver, Gallbladder

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Functions and Indications for Qin Jiao

1.Dispels wind-dampness and relaxes sinews for acute and chronic joint pain, numbness of extremities due to W-D Bi.

2.Clears heat from deficiency to relive "steaming bone" fever due to D-H

3.Resolves dampness and reduces jaundice.

4.Moisten intestine and unblocks the bowel.

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What are the main herbs for jaundice?

  1. Yin Chen Hao (Artimesia scopariae, Virgate Wormwood)
  2. Three Yellow: Huang Qin (Scutellaria), Huang Lian (Coptis rhizome), Huang Bai (Phellodendrum bark)
  3. Qin Jiao (Gentiana macrophylla root)

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Pharmaceutical, Botanical and Common names for Xi Xian Cao

Herba Siegesbeckiae

Siegesbeckia pubescens, S. orientalis, S. glabrescens

Siegesbeckia

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Energy, Taste, Merdians for Xi Xian Cao

Energy: Cold

Taste: Bitter, Pungent

Meridians: Liver, Kidney

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Functions and Indications for Xi Xian Cao

1.Dispels wind-dampness and strengthens sinews for numbness in limbs, difficulty moving joints.

2.Clear damp heat for boils, carbuncles, itchiness, oozing sores due to Damp Heat.

3. Clears liver and pacifies liver. Also for hypertension.

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Pharmaceutical, Botanical and Common names for Luo Shi Teng

Caulis Trachelospermi Jasminoidis

Trachelospermum jasminoides

Star Jasmine Stem

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Energy, Taste, Meridians for Luo Shi Teng

Energy: Slightly cold

Taste: Bitter

Meridians: Liver, Heart

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Functions and Indications for Luo Shi Teng

1.Dispels wind-dampness, unblocks channels, stops pain for joint pain, muscle and tendon stiffness, numb limbs, difficulty moving joints.

2.Cools blood and reduces swellings for sore throat, red hot painful abscess, boils and carbuncles.

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Pharmaceutical, Botanical and Common names for Sang Zhi

Ramulus Mori Albae

Morus alba

Mulberry twig

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Energy, Taste, Meridians for Sang Zhi

Energy: Even

Taste: Bitter

Meridians: Liver

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Functions and Indications for Sang zhi

1.Dispels wind, unblocks channels, stop  pain, use for pain in arms and hands.

2.Also used for edema. Can promote urination to treat edema, especially accompanied by joint pain.

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When combined what would Sang Zhi and Luo Shi Teng be used to treat?

Dispel Wind, remove Damp Heat, open collaterals and stop pain

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Pharmaceutical, Botanical and Common names for Mu Fang Ji

Radix Aristolochiae Fangchi

Aristolochia fangchi

Stephania Root

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Energy, Taste and Meridians for Fang Ji

Energy: Cold

Taste: Very Bitter, Pungent

Meridians: Bladder, Kidney, Spleen (Lung?)

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Functions and Indications for Fang Ji (Mu or Han)

1.Expels wind dampness, reduces pain.

2.Promotes urination, reduces edema

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Contraindications for Fang Ji

Use with caution with deficiency constitutions. 

Easily damages Stomach Qi.

Only prescribe for a short time and at a low dose. 

Risk of impairing liver and kidney at high doses.

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Pharmaceutical, Botanical and Common names for Hai Tong Pi

Cortex Erythinae

Erythrina variegata

Coral Bean Bark, Erythrina Bark

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Energy, Taste, Meridians for Hai Tong Pi

Energy: Even

Taste: Bitter, Pungent

Meridians: Liver, Spleen, Kidney

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Functions and Indications for Hai Tong Pi

1.Dispels wind-dampness and unblocks channels for joint pain, numbness of extremities due to Wind Damp Bi

2.Promotes urination and reduces edema.

3.Treats itching skin lesions. Scabies, tinea, eczema. Can kill skin parasites (not intestinal ones)

4.Also used as a gargle for dental caries.

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Pharmaceutical, Botanical and Common names for Si Gua Luo

Fasciculus Vascularis Luffae

Luffa cylindrica

Luffa "sponge", Dried skeleton of vegetable sponge

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Energy, Taste, Meridians for Si Gua Luo

Energy: Even

Taste: Sweet

Meridians: Lung, Stomach, Liver

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Functions and Indications for Si Gua Luo

1.Dispel wind, open collaterals, use for bi pain. Wind damp bi syndrome, chest Bi and hypochondriac pain.

2.Clear heat, and toxin, resolve phlegm, use for mastitis due to heat and toxin

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Si Gua Luo is commonly combined with what herb to dispel Wind, clear Heat and stop pain?

Luo Shi Teng, Star Jasmine Stem

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