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Flashcards in class 2 - purgatives Deck (17):
1

da huang

radix et rhizoma rhei

properties + 4 channels

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cold + bitter

  1. Large Intestine
  2. Stomach
  3. Liver
  4. Heart

2

da huang

radix et rhizoma rhei

8 functions

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  1. VIGOROUSLY DRAINS DOWNWARD - purge heat and cold accumulation
  2. clear heat + drain fire - evil rising attacking the UJ = red eyes, sore/swollen gums + throat, sores + ulcers in mouth
  3. clears toxic heat - sores, carbuncles, burns, scaldings, topical infection, internal abscesses (appendicitis)
  4. stops bleeding - reckless blood from fire blazing. nose bleed, vomiting or coughing blood. yin deficiency
  5. drains damp heat - febrile disease + dysentery,  jaundice + lin syndrome
  6. invigorates blood + dispels stasis - postpartum pain and lingering bleeding, clots
  7. constipation due to cold accumulation and qi + blood deficiency
  8. constipation due to interior heat

3

da huang

radix et rhizoma rhei

4 c+c 

  1. pregnancy
  2. menstruation
  3. nursing
  4. sp + st deficiency

4

da huang

radix et rhizoma rhei

dosing and 3 prep

  • 3>12 g
  1. sheng - for purging, cook less than 10 mins or just soak in boiling water
  2. jiu zhi - blood stasis
  3. tan - bleeding

5

mang xiao

mirabilitum

 

properties + channels

bitter + acrid + salty/very cold

LI + ST

6

mang xiao

mirabilitum

 

4 functions

  1. purge accumulation - excess heat accumulation in ST + SP causing caonstipation, dry stools + delirium.
  2. clear heat + drain fire external pathogen attacking LU + ST. causing high fever, irritability, thirst, delirium convulsions and constipation. sore throat + oral ulcers. can heal red eyes with eye drops. 
  3. moistens dryness + softens hardness - including gallstones, mastitis, internal abscesses, hemorrhoids
  4. stops lactation

7

mang xiao

mirabilitum

c+c

pregnancy + nursing

8

mang xiao

mirabilitum

dosage + prep

 

3>9g dissolved into strained decoction

9

lu hui

herba aloes

properties + channels

bitter/cold

  1. Large Intestine
  2. Stomach
  3. Liver

 

10

lu hui

herba aloes

3 functions

 

  1. drains liver fire + purges accumulation - constipation w/ red eyes, irritability, insomnia (heat in HT).
  2. clear heat + cools the vigorous LV fire.
  3. kills parasites - gan ji, round worm

11

lu hui

herba aloes

2 c+c

 

  1. pregnancy
  2. loose stool due to SP + St deficiency

12

lu hui

herba aloes

dosage and prep

 

raw

.3>1.5g pill form

13

fan xie ye

folium sennae

properties + channels

bitter + sweet (BLAND), cold

LI

14

fan xie ye

folium sennae

3 functions

  1. purge accumulation
  2. clear heat + drain fire
  3. drain downward - guides out stagnation, constipation and distention due to heat accumulation or habitual constipation, ascites with edema 

15

fan xie ye

folium sennae

4 c+c

  1. pregnancy
  2. menstruation
  3. nursing
  4. overdosing > abdominal pain and diarrhea

16

fan xie ye

folium sennae

prep and dosage

dosing - 3>9g steep < 15 mins.

(this is way too much! 1.5>3g as a tea is more than sufficient!)

17

liver channel purgatives 2

  1. da huang
  2. lu hui