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Flashcards in Herbs IV: Class Eight (Herbs That Stabilize and Bind) Deck (35):
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Ma Huang Gen / Ephedra Root
Radix Ephedrae

Temperature:

Properties:

Ma Huang Gen / Ephedra Root
Radix Ephedrae

Temperature: Neutral

Properties: Sweet

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Ma Huang Gen / Ephedra Root
Radix Ephedrae

Functions:

Stops sweating caused by deficiency

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Ma Huang Gen / Ephedra Root
Radix Ephedrae

Channels:

Ma Huang Gen / Ephedra Root
Radix Ephedrae

Channels: Lung

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Ma Huang Gen / Ephedra Root
Radix Ephedrae

Special Characteristics:

Root of the Ma Huang (Herba Ephedrae); has the opposite effect of Ma Huang which is generally used to induce sweating

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Fu Xiao Mai / Light Wheat (Not Quite Ripe)
Semen Tritici Aestivi Levis

Temperature:

Properties:

Fu Xiao Mai / Light Wheat (Not Quite Ripe)
Semen Tritici Aestivi Levis

Temperature: Cool

Properties: Sweet, Salty

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Fu Xiao Mai / Light Wheat (Not Quite Ripe)
Semen Tritici Aestivi Levis

Functions:

Stops excessive sweating due to deficiency

Nourishes the Heart and calms the spirit

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Fu Xiao Mai / Light Wheat (Not Quite Ripe)
Semen Tritici Aestivi Levis

Channels:

Fu Xiao Mai / Light Wheat (Not Quite Ripe)
Semen Tritici Aestivi Levis

Channels: Heart

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Nuo Dao Gen / Glutinous Rice Root
Oryzae Glutinosae Radix

Temperature:

Properties:

Nuo Dao Gen / Glutinous Rice Root
Oryzae Glutinosae Radix

Temperature: Neutral

Properties: Sweet

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Nuo Dao Gen / Glutinous Rice Root
Oryzae Glutinosae Radix

Functions:

Stops sweating caused by deficiency

Nourishes the Stomach and generates fluids

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Nuo Dao Gen / Glutinous Rice Root
Oryzae Glutinosae Radix

Channels:

Nuo Dao Gen / Glutinous Rice Root
Oryzae Glutinosae Radix

Channels: Kidney, Liver, Lung

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Rou Dou Kou / Nutmeg
Semen Myristicae

Temperature:

Properties:

Rou Dou Kou / Nutmeg
Semen Myristicae

Temperature: Warm

Properties: Acrid

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Rou Dou Kou / Nutmeg
Semen Myristicae

Functions:

Binds up the intestines and stops diarrhea

Warms the Middle Jiao, moves the Qi, and alleviates pain

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Rou Dou Kou / Nutmeg
Semen Myristicae

Channels:

Rou Dou Kou / Nutmeg
Semen Myristicae

Channels: Large Intestine, Spleen, Stomach

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He Zi / Myrobalan Fruit
Fructus Chebulae

Temperature:

Properties:

He Zi / Myrobalan Fruit
Fructus Chebulae

Temperature: Neutral

Properties: Bitter, Sour, Astringent

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He Zi / Myrobalan Fruit
Fructus Chebulae

Functions:

Binds up the intestines and stops diarrhea; can be used for both hot and cold patterns

Contains the leakage of Lung Qi, stops coughing, and benefits the throat

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He Zi / Myrobalan Fruit
Fructus Chebulae

Channels:

He Zi / Myrobalan Fruit
Fructus Chebulae

Channels: Lung, Stomach, Large Intestine

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Ying Su Ke / Opium Husks
Pericarpium Papaveris

Temperature:

Properties:

Ying Su Ke / Opium Husks
Pericarpium Papaveris

Temperature: Neutral

Properties: Sour, Astringent, Toxic

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Ying Su Ke / Opium Husks
Pericarpium Papaveris

Functions:

Contains the leakage of Lung Qi

Binds up the intestines

Stabilizes the Kidney

Alleviates pain

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Ying Su Ke / Opium Husks
Pericarpium Papaveris

Channels:

Ying Su Ke / Opium Husks
Pericarpium Papaveris

Channels: Kidney, Large Intestine, Lung

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Chi Shi Zhi / Halloysite
Halloysitum Rubrum

Temperature:

Properties:

Chi Shi Zhi / Halloysite
Halloysitum Rubrum

Temperature: Warm

Properties: Sweet, Sour, Astringent

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Chi Shi Zhi / Halloysite
Halloysitum Rubrum

Functions:

Binds up the intestines and stops diarrhea; for intestinal slippage such as chronic diarrhea and dysentery

Contains blood and stops bleeding

Promotes healing of wounds: used in ground form topically for non-healing ulcers; used topically for weeping damp sores and bleeding due to trauma

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Chi Shi Zhi / Halloysite
Halloysitum Rubrum

Channels:

Chi Shi Zhi / Halloysite
Halloysitum Rubrum

Channels: Spleen, Stomach, Large Intestine

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Chun Pi / Ailanthus Bark
Cortex Ailanthi

Temperature:

Properties:

Chun Pi / Ailanthus Bark
Cortex Ailanthi

Temperature: Cold

Properties: Bitter, Astringent

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Chun Pi / Ailanthus Bark
Cortex Ailanthi

Functions:

Clears heat and dries dampness, and binds up the intestines

Cools the blood and stops bleeding

Kills parasites, for roundworm disorders; used externally for skin sores and tinea

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Chun Pi / Ailanthus Bark
Cortex Ailanthi

Channels:

Chun Pi / Ailanthus Bark
Cortex Ailanthi

Channels: Large Intestine, Stomach

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Shi Liu Pi / Pomegranate Peel
Pericarpium Granati

Temperature:

Properties:

Shi Liu Pi / Pomegranate Peel
Pericarpium Granati

Temperature: Warm

Properties: Sour, Astringent, Toxic

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Shi Liu Pi / Pomegranate Peel
Pericarpium Granati

Functions:

Binds up the intestines and stops diarrhea

Stabilizes the Kidney and retains essence

Kills parasites, used to expels tapeworms and roundworms; topically for roundworms

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Shi Liu Pi / Pomegranate Peel
Pericarpium Granati

Channels:

Shi Liu Pi / Pomegranate Peel
Pericarpium Granati

Channels: Kidney, Large Intestine, Stomach

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Lian Zi / Lotus Seed
Semen Nelumbinis

Temperature:

Properties:

Lian Zi / Lotus Seed
Semen Nelumbinis

Temperature: Neutral

Properties: Sweet, Astringent

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Lian Zi / Lotus Seed
Semen Nelumbinis

Functions:

Tonifies the Spleen and stops diarrhea

Augments the Kidney and stabilizes the essence

Nourishes the heart and calms the spirit

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Lian Zi / Lotus Seed
Semen Nelumbinis

Channels:

Lian Zi / Lotus Seed
Semen Nelumbinis

Channels: Heart, Kidney, Spleen

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Qian Shi / Euryale Seeds
Semen Euryales

Temperature:

Properties:

Qian Shi / Euryale Seeds
Semen Euryales

Temperature: Neutral

Properties: Sweet, Astringent

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Qian Shi / Euryale Seeds
Semen Euryales

Functions:

Stabilizes the Kidney and retains the essence

Strengthens the Spleen and stops diarrhea

Strengthens the Spleen, eliminates dampness, and stops vaginal discharge

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Qian Shi / Euryale Seeds
Semen Euryales

Channels:

Qian Shi / Euryale Seeds
Semen Euryales

Channels: Kidney, Spleen

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Qian Shi / Euryale Seeds
Semen Euryales

Special Characteristics:

Major herb for treating excessive vaginal discharge