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what is the major symptom of wind dampness?

painful joints

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what aggravates painful joints from wind dampness?

cold damp weather

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what happens when phlegm and heat mix?

vicious cycle ... phlegm traps heat and the heat further dries the phlegm, making it thicker and harder to treat

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compare and contrast
fu ling, fu ling pi, fu shen, chi fu ling

fu ling
fu ling pi
fu shen
chi fu ling

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herbs that cool and transform phlegm heat ... focus on phlegm in what part of the body?

LU, ST & SP
respiratory and digestive tract

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herbs that tonify qi primarily treat ____ and _____

lung
spleen

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tai zi shen is used for?

oncology
summerheat in children

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tonify yang herbs primarily support of which three zang organs?

SP
KD
HT

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lu rong ... why is it salty?

b/c it is an animal product ...

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functions of fu ling

1) Promotes urination and leaches out dampness;
2) Strengthens the Spleen and harmonizes the middle burner;
3) Strengthens the Spleen and transforms phlegm;
4) Quiets the Heart and calms the spirit;

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indications of fu ling

1) Urinary difficulty, diarrhea, edema due to stagnation of fluids or dampness;
2) Loss of appetite, diarrhea, and epigastric distention;
3) Palpitations, headache, dizziness, and thick, greasy tongue coating;
4) Palpitations, insomnia or forgetfulness;

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fu ling channels and properties

HT, SP, LU, KD

sweet and bland

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fu ling c/i

yin xu
sunken spleen qi

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hou po channels and properties

LU, LI, ST, SP

bitter & acrid

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hou po c/i

pregnancy

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why can fu ling be used for hot and cold presentations?

b/c it is neutral in temperature

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drain damp

fu ling

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aromatic, transform damp

hou po

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dispel wind damp

du huo

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transform phlegm heat

qian hu

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transform phlegm cold

zhi ban xia

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relieve cough and wheeze

xing ren

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relieve food stagnation

shan zha

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regulate qi

chen pi

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regulate bleeding, stop bleeding

san qi

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regulate blood, invigorate blood

chuan xiong AND chi shao

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warm interior, expel cold

zhi fu zi

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tonify qi (5 herbs!)

ren shen
dang shen
tai zi shen
bai zhu
gan cao

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tonify yang

lu rong

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tonify yin

mai men dong