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Flashcards in Down Draining Purgatives, Moist Laxatives, and Harsh Expellants (Cathartics) Deck (35):
1

In this category (Purgatives), which herb can be used externally to promote lactation?

Mang Xiao
(Natrii Sulfas)

2

In this category (Purgatives), which herb can stop bleeding in its charred form?

Da Huang
(Rhei Radix et Rhizoma)

3

In this category (Purgatives), which herb has the properties of Sweet, Bitter, Cold?

Fan Xie Ye
(Sennae Folium)

4

In this category (Purgatives), describe some situations in which these herbs would be contraindicated.

Deficiency of ST or SP
Pregnancy

5

In this category (Purgatives), which herb can drain heat from the blood and stop bleeding without causing blood stasis?

Da Huang
(Rhei Radix et Rhizoma)

6

In this category (Purgatives), which herb can be used for heat in the ST and INTS with constipation, as it moistens dryness and softens hardness?

Mang Xiao
(Natrii Sulfas)

7

True or False (Purgatives)
Down Draining Purgatives can be used for long periods of time.

False

8

In this category (Purgatives), which herb can be used for constipation due to heat accumulation in the INTS and for this purpose is often used alone?

Fan Xie Ye
(Sennae Folium)

9

In this category (Purgatives), which herb has the function to kill parasites and strengthen the ST and is used for childhood nutritional impairment?

Lu Hui
(Aloe)

10

In this category (Purgatives), which herb can clear heat and reduce swelling, for situations such as ulcerated mouth or throat or early stage of breast abscess before it has suppurated?

Mang Xiao
(Natrii Sulfas)

11

In this category (Purgatives), which herb has the function to drain fire and guide out accumulations characterized by hot constipation with exuberant HT and LV fire with irritability and insomnia?

Lu Hui
(Aloe)

12

In this category (Purgatives), which herb goes only to LI channel?

Fan Xie Ye
(Sennae Folium)

13

In this category (Purgatives), which herb goes only to Yang Ming (LI ST) channel pair?

Mang Xiao
(Natrii Sulfas)

14

In this category(Purgatives) , which herb goes to Yang Ming (LI ST) pair and LV channel?

Lu Hui
(Aloe)

15

In this category (Purgatives), which herb goes to HT, LI, LV, ST channel?

Da Huang
(Rhei Radix et Rhizoma)

16

In this category (Moist Laxatives), both Huo Ma Ren and Yu Li Ren have what temperature?

Neutral

17

In this category (Moist Laxatives), which herb has the function to nourish the yin and is primarily used i cases of yin deficiency with constipation?

Huo Ma Ren
(Cannabis Semen)

18

What are the properties of Mang Xiao?

Acrid, Bitter, Very Cold

19

Huo Ma Ren, Yu Li Ren and Qian Niu Zi all have what preparation instruction?

Crush them before decoct

20

In this category (Moist Laxatives), which herb has the function to promote urination and reduce edema for leg qi or edema with urinary difficulty and constipation?

Yu Li Ren
(Pruni Semen)

21

In this category (Moist Laxatives), which herb has the function to clear heat and promote the healing of sores, either orally or topically?

Huo Ma Ren
(Cannabis Semen)

22

In this category (Moist Laxatives), which herb goes to the LI SP ST channels?

Huo Ma Ren
(Cannabis Semen)

23

In this category (Harsh Expellants, Cathartics), which herb has the function to expel intestinal parasites?

Qian Niu Zi
(Pharbitidis Semen)

24

True or False
Gan Sui is a violent, cathartic herb that causes on to pass water anally.

True

25

In this category (Harsh Expellants, Cathartics), which herbs have the preperties of Bitter, Acrid, Cold, (slightly) Toxic?

Qian Niu Zi
(Pharbitidis Semen)
Da Ji
(Knoxiae Radix)
Gan Sui
(Kansui Radix)

26

In this category (Harsh Expellants, Cathartics), which herb has the function to warmly unblock and vigorously purges severe COLD accumulation?

Ba Dou
(Crotonis Fructus)

27

In this category (Harsh Expellants, Cathartics), which herbs have the function to drain water downward and drive out thin mucus, as well as the function to disperse swelling and dissipate nodule?

Da Ji
(Knoxiae Radix)
Qian Niu Zi
(Pharbitidis Semen)
Gan Sui
(Kansui Radix)

28

In this category (Harsh Expellants, Cathartics), which herb is Acrid, Hot, Toxic?

Ba Dou
(Crotonis Fructus)

29

In this category (Harsh Expellants, Cathartics), which herb can be used topically for swollen, painful, nodular skin lesions due to damp heat?

Gan Sui
(Kansui Radix)

30

In this category (Harsh Expellants, Cathartics), which herb breaks up clogged phlegm and improves the condition of the throat and promotes the healing of abscesses and ulcers

Ba Dou
(Crotonis Fructus)

31

In this category (Harsh Expellants, Cathartics), which herb is not Acrid?

Gan Sui
(Kansui Radix)

32

In this category (Harsh Expellants, Cathartics), which herb is not Bitter?

Ba Dou
(Crotonis Fructus)

33

True or False
In this category (Harsh Expellants, Cathartics) all of the herbs have some level of Toxicity.

True

34

In this category (Harsh Expellants, Cathartics), which herb goes to the KD LI SP channels?

Da Ji
(Knoxiae Radix)

35

In this category (Harsh Expellants, Cathartics), which herb goes to the KD LI LU SI channels?

Qian Niu Zi
(Pharbitidis Semen)