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Organoleptic

making an impression upon and organ : so getting to taste, touch, smell the plant

2

What are the tastes - 6

sour, salty, bitter, sweet, astrigent, umami

3

visual, 2

color and clarity

4

Feel and texture, 3

slippery, drying and sticky

5

what are the 4 directions of the herbal medicine wheel?

North - cold/depression earty, East- damp/relax miost, South - heat/excitement fire , West - Dry/atrophy air

6

Where would cyanne fall on the wheel?

close to south with heat and under west to for dry

7

doctrine of signatures

signifigance of form shape and action, form follows function, used as learning tool to remember things.

8

what two level does the doctrine of signatures work on?

intiution and imagination

9

what is on the the unified botanical genius paradigm

homeopathy essence, signatures, organoleptics and chemical actions with core personality in the middle

10

Flavonoid glycosides are for what?

anti inflammatory and antioxident, so good for anti ageing

11

What is an adaptogen?

produces a non specific response: often a normalizing influence on physiology in either direction, increases resistance against multiple stressors, physical, chemical etc

12

what is a tonic, what do they do?

Boost energy reserves, promote health in a non specific manner.

13

Are adaptogens tonics and tonics adaptogens

nope - all adaptogens are tonics, but all tonics are not adaptogens, some probably don't work so much on the endocrine system

14

what is the new alternative suggested word for adaptogen?

resistogen,