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Flashcards in herbs that regulate the blood Deck (22):
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pu huang

typhae pollen

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xian he cao

agrimoniae herba

2

bai ji

bletillae rhizoma

3

di yu

sanguisorbae radix

4

huai mi

sophorae flos immaturus

5

ce bai ye

platycladi cacumen

6

ai ye

artemisiae argyi folium

7

da ji

cirsii japonici herba sive radix

9

bai mao gen

imperatae rhizoma

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do herbs in this category address the ROOT or the BRANCH of the condition?

branch only

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which herbs can COOL BLOOD in addition to stop bleeding?

da ji
di yu
huai mi
ce bai ye
bai mao gen

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which herbs can also be used to GENERATE FLESH?

bai ji (+ reduces swelling)
da ji (+ reduces swelling at sores)
di yu (+ clears heat)

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what is GENERATING FLESH?

facilitating the wound-healing process

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what is the significance of CHARRING an herb?

enhancing the astringent function

enhancing the warming + hemostatic properties

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what happens to the cooling of herbs that are charred?

charring process warms up the herbs; "cool blood" herbs will not be able to cool as much as before, or may lose its entire function

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which herb is renowned for STOPPING BLEEDING DUE TO LU/ST PATHOLOGIES?

bai ji

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which herb can ALLEVIATE DIARRHEA and also can be used EXTERNALLY FOR VAGINITIS?

xian he cao

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which herb is COLD and can be used to treat PHLEGM-HEAT COUGH WITH BLOOD?

ce bai ye

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which herb can be used to WARM THE WOMB?

ai ye

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why is it important to consider the nature of dysfunction when treating bleeding?

each cause of bleeding requires different methods

trauma: stop bleeding, remove blood stasis, invigorate blood

SP qi deficiency: stop bleeding, strengthen/tonify SP

YIN deficiency: stop bleeding, enrich yin, clear deficient heat

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what makes XIAN HE CAO different from other hemostatic herbs?

can be used for all types of bleeding, regardless of etiology (heat/cold/deficient/excess)

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can xian he cao be used in excess/deficiency/cold/heat?

yes, all types of bleeding