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Flashcards in Herbs that Cool and Transform Phlegm-Heat Questions Deck (20):
1

Which two herbs in this category are both salty and cold, since they are seaweeds and exist in the yin of the ocean?

Kun Bu (Eckloniae Thallus)
Hai Zao (Sargassum)

2

Which three herbs coming from the same plant, go to the Yang Ming and Metal pair of channels?

Gua Lou (Trichosanthis Fructus)
Gua Lou Pi (Trichosanthis Percarpium)
Gua Lou Ren (Trichosanthis Semen)

3

Which herb in this category is the best for phlegm heat in the LU creating cough, especially if it is chronic cough, cough with fire signs due to yin def. or cough with difficult to expectorate sputum or blood-streaked sputum?

Chuan Bei Mu (Fritillariae Cirrhosae Bulbus)

4

Which of the Gua Lou family has the function to moisten the INTS and promotes the healing of non-supporated sores?

Gua Lou Ren (Trichosanthis Semen)

5

Which of the herbs in this category is expensive?

Chuan Bei Mu (Fritillariae Cirrhosae Bulbus)

6

Which are the best herb in this category to treat nodules and abscesses in the LUs and breast tissues?

Zhe Bei Mu (Fritillariae Thunbergii Bulbus)

7

True or False
Zhu Ru can be used for ST heat whether it is due to either excess or def.

True

8

These two herbs can be used for neck nodules such as goiter and scrofula because they are both salty and can soften hardness. Also used for bulging disorders, especially involving the scrotum and testicles.

Kun Bu
(Eckloniae Tallus)
Hai Zao
(Sargassum)

9

Which herb in this category has the function to direct qi downward and dispel phlegm to treat cough or wheezing with thick sputum due to turbid clogging of the LUs?

Qian Hu
(Peucedani Radix)

10

True or False
Chuan Bei Mu is appropriate for any type of cough, including cough with cold phlegm.

False
(It's not suitable for problems associated with cold-phlegm or damp-phlegm)

11

What are the properties of Gua Lou, Gua Lou Pi, and Gua Lou Ren?

Sweet, Cold

12

The Gua Lou family of herbs is contraindicated with what herb family?

Aconitum complex herbs
(ie. Fu Zi)

13

Which of the Gua Lou family is best for chest painful obstruction, clumping in the chest and the early stages of breast abscess? (Expands the Chest)

Gua Lou Pi
(Trichosanthis Pericarpium)

14

Which is the best herb in this category for vomiting either from morning sickness, stomach heat or gallbladder fire?

Zhu Ru
(Bambusae Caulis in Faeniam)

15

Which two herbs in this category promote urination to reduce edema?

Kun Bu
(Eckloniae Thallus)

16

Which herb in this category is most suitable to treat wind-heat constraining the LUs?

Qian Hu
(Peucedani Radix)

17

Which herb in this category is sweet and cold and can be used for heat induced coughs, with difficult to expextorate sputum? It can be used as a stand-alone herb, especially in children.

Gua Lou
(Trichosanthis Fructus)

18

Which herb in this category goes to the LU, ST, and GB channels?

Zhu Ru
(Bambusae Caulis in Taeniam)

19

Which herb in this category only goes to the LU channel?

Qian Hu
(Peucedani Radix)

20

Chuan Bei Mu and Zhe Bei Mu go to what two upper jiao channels?

HT, LU