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Flashcards in Herbs that Drain Dampness Deck (26):
1

How do herbs in this category remove dampness from the body?

Downward, through the urination

2

What is the general taste to drain damp?

Bland

3

Many of these herbs are what temperature?

Cold (?)

4

Drain Dampness herbs are especially helpful in treating edema from which part of the body?

Lower Body

5

Do Fu Ling family all promote urination to leach out damp?

Yes they do.

6

Which has the ability to tonify the SP?

Fu Ling (Poria)

7

Which two can calm the spirit?

Fu Ling (Poria)
Fu Shen

8

Which can promote urination without exhausting the Qi, but cannot tonify?

Fu Ling Pi

9

Which is the best to drain heat through the urine?

Chi Fu Ling

10

Which two are best for heat and phlegm in the LU or INTS manifesting as abscesses?

Dong Gua Zi (Benincasae Semen)
Yi Yi Ren (Coicis Semen)

11

Which herb in this category can expel stones?

Hai Jin Sha (Lygodii Spora)

12

Which two herbs in this category can drain dampness, while also strengthening the SP? One also has a function to help the LUs.

Fu Ling (Poria)
Yi Yi Ren (Coicis Semen)

13

Which herb in this category has the ability to drain damp heat in the lower burner out through the urine and has the additional abilities to clear the eyes and stop cough?

Che Qian Zi (Plantaginis Semen)

14

Which herb in this category is best for summer-heat and damp heat rashes on the skin?

Hua Shi (Talcum)

15

Which herb in this category can not only treat painful urinary dribbling, but also clear heat and stop bleeding and treats cough and wheezing when there is a heat component?

Shi Wei (Pyrrosiae Folium)

16

Which two herbs in this category can treat jaundice?

Yin Chen (Artemisiae Scoparieae Herba)
Hai Jin Sha (Lygodii Spora)

17

Which three herbs in this category drain HT heat through the SI and out through the urine?

Deng Xin Cao (Junci Medulla)
Hai Jin Sha (Lygodii Spora)
Mu Tong (Akebiae Caulis)
Qu Mai (Dianthi Herba)

18

(Which three herbs in this category drain HT heat through the SI and out through the urine?)
Of he above herbs, which herb is this category can not only promote urination, but also facilitate lactation and unblock blood stasis?

Mu Tong (Akebiae Caulis)

19

(Which three herbs in this category drain HT heat through the SI and out through the urine?)
Of the above herbs, which can Po Xue (break blood) and treat amenorrhea due to blood stasis.

Qu Mai (Dianthi Herba)

20

Which herb in this category has the ability to settle ministerial fire in the KD by draining heat form the lower burner? It is also used often when there is deficiency, since it can clear heat without damaging the yin too much.

Ze Xie (Alismatis Rhizoma)

21

Which is the best for itching from dampness on the skin, showing up as eczema or scabies?

Di Fu Zi (Kochiae Fructus)

22

Which herb in this category has the ability to expel parasites and stop itching?

Bian Xu (Polygoni Avicularis Herba)

23

Which herb is known for its ability to separate the clear from the turbid, expels wind-dampness and can be used for damp heat on the skin?

Bei Xie (Dioscoreae Hypoglaucae Rhizoma)

24

Which other herb also treats wind-dampness?

Han Fang Ji (Stephaniae Tetrandrae Radix)

25

Which herb can be used to treat children's sleep disorders?

Deng Xin Cao (Junci Medulla)

26

Which two herbs contain Aristolochic acid and are therefore not used in the US?

Guan Mu Tong (Akebiae Caulis)
Guan Fang Ji (Stephaniae Tetrandrae Radix)