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What is the Latin name for Long Gu?

Fossila Ossis Mastodi

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To which category does Long Gu - Fossila Ossis Mastodi belong?

Anchor Settle and Calm the Spirit

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Which channels does Long Gu - Fossila Ossis Mastodi enter?

LV
KD
HT

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What are the properties of Long Gu - Fossila Ossis Mastodi?

sweet
astringent
neutral

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What are the Fx of Long Gu - Fossila Ossis Mastodi?

·settle anxiety & calms spirit
·calms LV, anchors & prevents floating yang
·prevents leakage of fluids
·secures the normal Qi
·topically - promotes healing

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What is the Latin name for Mu Li?

Ostreae Concha

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To which category does Mu Li - Ostreae Concha belong?

Anchor, Settle and Calm the Spirit

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Which channels does Mu Li - Ostreae Concha enter?

LV
KD

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What are the properties of Mu Li - Ostreae Concha?

salty
astringent
cool

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What are the Fx of Mu Li - Ostreae Concha?

·heavily settles & calms the spirit
·benefits the Yin & anchors floating Yang
·prevents leakage of fluids
·softens hardness & dissipates nodules
·Absorbs acidity & alleviates pain (duan only)

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What is the Latin name for Ci Shi?

Magnetitum

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To which category does Ci Shi - Magnetitum belong?

Anchor Settle and Calm the Spirit

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Which channels does Ci Shi - Magnetitum enter?

KD
LV

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What are the properties of Ci Shi - Magnetitum?

acrid
salty
cold

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What are the Fx of Ci Shi - Magnetitum?

·anchors & calms the spirit
·nourishes the KD, augments the LV & improves hearing + vision
·aids KD in grasping Qi

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What is the Latin name for Zhu Sha?

Cinnabaris

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To which category does Zhu Sha belong?

Anchor Settle and Calm the Spirit

*OBSOLETE SUBSTANCE DUE TO TOXICITY*

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Which channels does Zhu Sha enter?

HT

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What are the properties of Zhu Sha?

sweet
cool
TOXIC

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What are the Fx of Zhu Sha?

·sedates HT & calms the Spirit
·clears heat, relieves toxicity & prevents putrefaction
·expels phlegm & sedates jitteriness + convulsions while stopping tremors

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What is the Latin name for Zi Shi Ying?

Flouritum

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To which category does Zi Shi Ying - Flouritum belong?

Anchor Settle and Calm the Spirit

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Which channels does Zi Shi Ying - Fluoritum eneter?

HT
LV

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What are the properties of Zi Shi Ying - Fluoritum?

sweet
warm

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What are the Fx of Zi Shi Ying - Fluoritum?

·sedates HT, settles tremors + palpitations
·warms the LU & directs Qi downwards
·warms the womb while unblocking the Ren & Chong

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What is the Latin name for Hu Po?

Succinum
Amber

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To which category does Hu Po - Succinum belong?

Anchor Calm and Settle the Spirit

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Which channels does Hu Po - Succinum enter?

UB
HT
LV

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What are the properties of Hu Po - Succinum?

sweet
neutral

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What are the Fx of Hu Po - Succinum?

·arrests tremors + palpitations & calms the spirit
·invigorates the blood, dissipates stasis & unblocks menses
·promotes urination & unblocks painful urinary dribbling

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What is the Latin name for Zhen Zhu?

Margarita
Pearl

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To which category does Zhen Zhu - Margarita belong?

Anchor Calm and Settle the Spirit

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Which channels does Zhen Zhu - Margarita enter?

HT
LV

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What are the properties of Zhen Zhu - Margarita?

sweet
salty
cold

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What are the Fx of Zhen Zhu - Margarita?

·sedates the HT & settles tremors + palpitations
·clears the LV & eliminates superficial visual obstructions
·promotes healing & generates flesh

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What is the Latin name for Zhen Zhu Mu?

Margarita Concha Usta
Mother of Pearl

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To which category does Zhen Zhu Mu belong?

Anchor Calm and Settle the Spirit

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Which channels does Zhen Zhu Mu enter?

HT
LV

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What are the properties of Zhen Zhu Mu?

sweet
salty
cold

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What are the Fx of Zhen Zhu Mu?

·calms the LV, anchors Yang & drains LV Fire
·clears the LV +eyes
·sedates fright, lams the spirit
·stops bleeding

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What is the Latin name for Bai Zi Ren?

Platycladi Semen

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To which category does Bai Zi Ren - Platycladi Semen belong?

Nourish the HT and Calm the Spirit

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Which channels does Bai Zi Ren - Platycladi Semen enter?

HT
KD
LI

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What are the properties of Bai Zi Ren - Platycladi Semen?

sweet
neutral

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What are the Fx of Bai Zi Ren - Platycladi Semen?

·nourishes the HT & clams the Spirit
·moistens the intestines & unblocks the bowels
·night sweats due to yin def

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What is the Latin name for Yuan Zhi?

Polygalae Radix

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To which category does Yuan Zhi - Polygalae Radix belong?

Nourish the HT and Calm the Spirit

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Which channels does Yuan Zhi - Polygalae Radix enter?

HT
LU
(KD)

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What are the properties of Yuan Zhi - Polygalae Radix?

bitter
acrid
sl warm

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What are the Fx of Yuan Zhi - Polygalae Radix?

·clams the spirit & quiets the HT
·expels phlegm & clears the orifices + stops cough
·reduces abscesses & dissipates swellings

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What is the Latin name for He Huan Pi?

Albiziae Cortex

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To which category does He Huan Pi - Albiziae Cortex belong?

Nourish the HT and Calm the Spirit

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Which channels does He Huan Pi - Albiziae Cortex enter?

HT
LV

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What are the Fx of He Huan Pi - Albiziae Cortex?

·calms the spirit & relieves constraint
·harmonize the Blood, stops pain, reconnects sinew & bone
·dissipates swellings & reduces abscess

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What is the Latin name for Ye Jiao Teng?

Polygoni Multiflori Caulis
aka He Shou Wu Teng

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To which category does Ye Jiao Teng - Polygoni Multiflori Caulis belong?

Nourish the HT and Calm the Spirit

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Which channels does Ye Jiao Teng - Polygoni Multifloriu Caulis enter?

HT
LV

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What are the properties of Ye Jiao Teng - Polygoni Multiflori Caulis?

sweet
neutral

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What are the Fx of Ye Jiao Teng - Polygoni Multiflori Caulis?

·nourishes the HT Blood & clams the spirit
·nourishes the blood & unblocks channels
·alleviates itching

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What is the Latin name for Suan Zao Ren?

Ziziphi Spinosae Semen

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To which category does Zuan Zao Ren - Ziziphi Spinosae Semen belong?

Nourish the HT and Calm the Spirit

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Which channels does Suan Zao Ren - Ziziphi Spinosae Semen enter?

GB
HT
LV
SP

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What are the properties of Suan Zao Ren - Ziziphi Spinosae Semen?

sweet
sour
neutral

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What are the Fx of Suan Zao Ren - Ziziphi Spinosae Semen?

·nourish the HT yin, augment LV Blood & quiet spirit
·prevents abnormal sweating