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Flashcards in Herbs II: Class Eight Deck (30):
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Shi Jue Ming / Concha Haliotidis

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Shi Jue Ming / Concha Haliotidis

Temperature: Cold

Properties: Salty

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Shi Jue Ming / Concha Haliotidis

Functions:

1. Calms the Liver and anchors Yang

2. Clears Liver heat and brightens the eyes

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Shi Jue Ming / Concha Haliotidis

Channels:

Shi Jue Ming / Concha Haliotidis

Channels: Liver, Kidney

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Shi Jue Ming / Concha Haliotidis

Special Characteristics:

Chief herb for treating red, swollen, and painful eyes.

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Mu Li / Conchae Ostreae

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Mu Li / Conchae Ostreae

Temperature: Cool

Properties: Salty, Astringent

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Mu Li / Conchae Ostreae

Functions:

1. Calms the Liver and anchors the Yang; dizziness, headache and tinnitus due to Liver Yang rising

2. Heavily sedates and calms the spirit; addresses palpitation and insomnia due to restlessness of spirit

3. Astringes leakage of fluids and secure slippage disorders (i.e. spermatorrhea, enuresis, frequent urination)

4. Softens hardness and dissipates nodules

5. Absorbs acidity and alleviates pain; treats stomachache with acid regurgitation

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Mu Li / Conchae Ostreae

Channels:

Mu Li / Conchae Ostreae

Channels: Liver, Kidney, (Heart)

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Mu Li / Conchae Ostreae

Special Characteristics:

Use charred herb for even more astringency; Calcine (char) to absorb acidity and stabilize slippage, otherwise use in raw form

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Long Gu / Os Draconis

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Long Gu / Os Draconis

Temperature: Neutral

Properties: Sweet, Astringent

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Long Gu / Os Draconis

Functions:

1. Heavily sedates and calms the spirit

2. Calms the Liver and anchors floating Yang; addresses dizziness due to Liver Yang deficiency

3. Astringes leakage of fluids and secures slippage disorders

4. Astringes boils and generates flesh

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Long Gu / Os Draconis

Channels:

Long Gu / Os Draconis

Channels: Heart, Liver, Kidney

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Long Gu / Os Draconis

Special Characteristics:

Raw Long Gu is used for calmign the spirit and anchoring asendant Liver Yang; calcined Long Gu is used for astringing

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Ci Shi / Magnetitum

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Ci Shi / Magnetitum

Temperature: Cold

Properties: Acrid, Salty

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Ci Shi / Magnetitum

Functions:

1. Sedate the fright and calms the spirit; addresses fright, palpitations, insomnia, irritability, etc. due to restless spirit

2. Calms the Liver and anchors the Yang

3. Improves hearing and vision

4. Grasps the Qi and calms wheezing

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Ci Shi / Magnetitum

Channels:

Ci Shi / Magnetitum

Channels: Liver, Kidney

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Ci Shi / Magnetitum

Special Characteristics:

More focused on Kidney than Liver

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Dai Zhe Shi / Haematium

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Dai Zhe Shi / Haematium

Temperature: Cold

Properties: Bitter

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Dai Zhe Shi / Haematium

Functions:

1. Calms the Liver and anchors Yang

2. Heavily sedates and descends rebellion (commonly vomiting, coughing, and wheezing from Stomach and Lung Qi rebellion); redirects rebellious qi downward

3. Heavily sedates the Heart and calms the spirit

4. Cools the blood and stops bleeding (bleeding due to heat)

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Dai Zhe Shi / Haematium

Channels:

Dai Zhe Shi / Haematium

Channels: Liver, Heart, Pericardium

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Dai Zhe Shi / Haematium

Special Characteristics:

This herb is descending- good for treating rebellion

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Zhen Zhu / Margarita

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Zhen Zhu / Margarita

Temperature: Cold

Properties: Sweat, Salty

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Zhen Zhu / Margarita

Functions:

1. Sedates the Heart and calms fright; settles palpitations, tremors, epilepsy, and convulsions due to Heart heat

2. Extinguishes wind and arrests fright and convulsions

3. Clears the Liver heat and eliminates nebula (superficial visual obstructions)

4. Clears heat and relieves toxicity

5. Astringes ulcers and generates the flesh; treats chronic, non-healing ulcers

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Zhen Zhu / Margarita

Channels:

Zhen Zhu / Margarita

Channels: Heart, Liver

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Liver Calming, Yang Surpressing Herbs

Category Description:

Substances said to calm Liver wind and sedate Liver Yang address a complex range of disorders involving the need to regulate or sedate mild-to-severe spontaneous movement or seizures, heat and mood disturbances, and problems in the head, face, and eyes

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Zhen Zhu

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Zhen Zhu

Pharmaceutical Name: Margarita

English Name: Pearl

Literal Translation: Rare Bead

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Dai Zhe Shi

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Dai Zhe Shi

Pharmaceutical Name: Haematium

English Name: Hematite

Literal Translation: Red Stone from Dai County

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Ci Shi

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Ci Shi

Pharmaceutical Name: Magnetitum

English Name: Magnetite (Lodestone)

Literal Translation: Magnetic Stone

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Long Gu

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Long Gu

Pharmaceutical Name: Os Draconis

English Name: Fossilized Animal Bone

Literal Translation: Dragon Bone

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Mu Li

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Mu Li

Pharmaceutical Name: Conchae Ostreae

English Name: Oyster Shell

Literal Translation: Oyster Shell

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Shi Jue Ming

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Shi Jue Ming

Pharmaceutical Name: Concha Haliotidis

English Name: Abalone Shell

Literal Translation: Stone Certain Brightness