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Flashcards in Herbs IV: Class Nine (Herbs for External Application) Deck (34):
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Jin Ying Zi / Cherokee Rose Fruit
Fructus Rosae Laevigatae

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Properties:

Jin Ying Zi / Cherokee Rose Fruit
Fructus Rosae Laevigatae

Temperature: Neutral

Properties: Sour, Astringent

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Jin Ying Zi / Cherokee Rose Fruit
Fructus Rosae Laevigatae

Functions:

Stabilizes the Kidney and retains the essence

Strengthens the Spleen and stops diarrhea

Also used for prolapsed rectum or uterus and excessive uterine bleeding

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Jin Ying Zi / Cherokee Rose Fruit
Fructus Rosae Laevigatae

Channels:

Jin Ying Zi / Cherokee Rose Fruit
Fructus Rosae Laevigatae

Channels: Urinary Bladder, Kidney, Large Intestine

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Sang Piao Xiao / Mantis Egg Case
Ootheca Mantidis

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Sang Piao Xiao / Mantis Egg Case
Ootheca Mantidis

Temperature: Neutral

Properties: Sweet, Salty

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Sang Piao Xiao / Mantis Egg Case
Ootheca Mantidis

Functions:

Tonifies the Kidney, assists the Yang, retains the essence, and restrains urine

Important substance for treating frequent urination and enuresis

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Sang Piao Xiao / Mantis Egg Case
Ootheca Mantidis

Channels:

Sang Piao Xiao / Mantis Egg Case
Ootheca Mantidis

Channels: Kidney, Liver

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Fu Pen Zi / Rubus
Fructus Rubi

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Fu Pen Zi / Rubus
Fructus Rubi

Temperature: Slightly Warm

Properties: Sweet, Astringent

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Fu Pen Zi / Rubus
Fructus Rubi

Functions:

Augments and stabilizes the Kidney, binds up the essence and restrains the urine

Assists the Yang and improves vision; for poor vision due to Liver and Kidney deficiency

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Fu Pen Zi / Rubus
Fructus Rubi

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Fu Pen Zi / Rubus
Fructus Rubi

Channels: Kidney, Liver

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Wu Zei Gu / Cuttlefish Bone
Endoconcha Sephiae

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Properties:

Wu Zei Gu / Cuttlefish Bone
Endoconcha Sephiae

Temperature: Slightly Warm

Properties: Salty, Astringent

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Wu Zei Gu / Cuttlefish Bone
Endoconcha Sephiae

Functions:

Stops bleeding; for uterine bleeding, also topically used for bleeding due to trauma

Retains the essence

Controls acidity and alleviates pain

Resolves dampness and promotes healing: used topically in powdered form for chronic, non-healing skin ulcers or damp rashes of long duration

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Wu Zei Gu / Cuttlefish Bone
Endoconcha Sephiae

Channels:

Wu Zei Gu / Cuttlefish Bone
Endoconcha Sephiae

Channels: Kidney, Liver, Stomach

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Liu Huang / Sulphur
Sulphur

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Properties:

Liu Huang / Sulphur
Sulphur

Temperature: Hot

Properties: Sour, Toxic

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Liu Huang / Sulphur
Sulphur

Channels:

Liu Huang / Sulphur
Sulphur

Channels: Kidney, Large Intestine, Pericardium

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Xiong Huang / Realgar
Realgar

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Properties:

Xiong Huang / Realgar
Realgar

Temperature: Warm

Properties: Acrid, Bitter, Toxic

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Xiong Huang / Realgar
Realgar

Functions:

Relieves toxicity: applied topically for scabies, ringworm, and damp rashes with itching. Also for sores, carbuncles, abscesses, and snakebite

Kills parasites: applied internally for parasites, particularly effective against roundworm

Dries dampness, expels phlegm, and checks malaria

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Xiong Huang / Realgar
Realgar

Channels:

Xiong Huang / Realgar
Realgar

Channels: Heart, Liver, Stomach

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Lu Feng Fang / Hornet Nest
Nidus Vespae

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Properties:

Lu Feng Fang / Hornet Nest
Nidus Vespae

Temperature: Neutral

Properties: Sweet, Toxic

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Lu Feng Fang / Hornet Nest
Nidus Vespae

Functions:

Expels wind, relieves toxicity, and alleviates pain; for skin rash itching, scabies, ringworm, sores, and carbuncles. Also used as a gargle for severe toothaches

Expels wind and dries dampness; for wind Bi syndrome or wind rash

Recently used for treatment of a variety of tumors

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Lu Feng Fang / Hornet Nest
Nidus Vespae

Channels:

Lu Feng Fang / Hornet Nest
Nidus Vespae

Channels: Lung, Stomach

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Ming Fan / Alum
Alumen

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Properties:

Ming Fan / Alum
Alumen

Temperature: Cold

Properties: Sour, Astringent

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Ming Fan / Alum
Alumen

Functions:

Stops bleeding and alleviates diarrhea

Eliminates phlegm

Relieves toxicity, kills parasites, dries dampness, and alleviates itching; used as an external wash for scabies, ringworm, and damp rashes

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Ming Fan / Alum
Alumen

Channels:

Ming Fan / Alum
Alumen

Channels: Large Intestine, Liver, Lung, Spleen, Stomach

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Peng Sha / Borax
Borax

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Peng Sha / Borax
Borax

Temperature: Cool

Properties: Sweet, Salty

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Peng Sha / Borax
Borax

Functions:

Relieves toxicity: used both internally and topically for mouth sores and pain, swelling and ulceration in the throat. Also used for red, painful, and swollen eyes

Clears heat and transforms phlegm: used internally for coughing due to phlegm heat

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Peng Sha / Borax
Borax

Channels:

Peng Sha / Borax
Borax

Channels: Lung, Stomach

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She Chuang Zi / Cnidium Fruit
Fructus Cnidii

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Properties:

She Chuang Zi / Cnidium Fruit
Fructus Cnidii

Temperature: Warm

Properties: Acrid, Bitter

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She Chuang Zi / Cnidium Fruit
Fructus Cnidii

Functions:

Dries dampness, kills parasites, and stops itching: used topically as a wash, powder, or ointment for any kind of weeping or itchy skin lesion, especially in the genital area. Also for scabies and ringworm

Warms the Kidney and fortifies the Yang: taken internally for impotence or infertility due to Kidney Yang deficiency or cold womb

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She Chuang Zi / Cnidium Fruit
Fructus Cnidii

Channels:

She Chuang Zi / Cnidium Fruit
Fructus Cnidii

Channels: Kidney

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Sang Piao Xiao / Mantis Egg Case
Ootheca Mantidis

Special Characteristics:

Important substance for treating frequent urination and enuresis; treats impotence due to Yang deficiency

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Wu Zei Gu / Cuttlefish Bone
Endoconcha Sephiae

Special Characteristics:

Topically used for bleeding due to trauma; also known as Hai Piao Xiao

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Liu Huang / Sulphur
Sulphur

Special Characteristics:

Prescribe with caution for internal use.

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Lu Feng Fang / Hornet Nest
Nidus Vespae

Special Characteristics:

Excellent for treating allegies and itching due to allergy or wind rash

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She Chuang Zi / Cnidium Fruit
Fructus Cnidii

Special Characteristics:

Used for treating scabies and ringworm, as well as itching in the genital area