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Flashcards in herbs that warm the interior and expel cold Deck (24):
1

gan jiang

zingiberis rhizoma (dried)

2

rou gui

cinnamomi cortex

3

wu zhu yu

evodiae fructus

4

hua jiao
chuan hua jiao
chuan jiao

zanthoxyli pericarpium

5

ding xiang

caryophylli flos

6

xiao hui xiang

foeniculi fructus

7

gao liang jiang

alpiniae officinarum rhizoma

8

hu jiao

piperis fructus

9

bi ba

piperis longi fructus

10

what are fundamental differences between GAN JIANG and SHENG JIANG?

GJ: dry, hotter, older, less effervescent; warms interior
SJ: juicy, fresh; releases exterior

11

what are fundamental differences between FU ZI and GAN JIANG?

are they often used together?

GJ: more for cold with SP/ST and LU
FZ: more HT and KD

both used to rescue yang from collapse (x REN SHEN)

12

what organ systems does GAN JIANG's therapeutics affect?

warms SP/ST, LU
(channel also travels to HT)

13

what form of GAN JIANG is used for hemorrhaging such as uterine bleeding?

PAO JIANG - quick fried; outside charred, inside not

good for uterinebleeding

14

what precautions should be taken when prescribing herbs in this category?

what are some main contraindications?

yin deficiency

those who are susceptible to heat (excess heat)

15

what is GAN JIANG's role in treating cold-damp obstructions?

GJ indicated for cold predominant bi syndrome

can disperse deep cold, warm the channels, unblock the channels and vessels, alleviate pain

16

ROU GUI can “lead fire back to its source”

under what 2 TCM pattern discussed in class are they applicable?

what should the dose be for each pattern?

floating yang and true cold below/false heat above

2.7g and below

17

of the herbs that we have discussed, list herbs that are frequently accompany ROU GUI for lower jiao cold?

HUANG BAI and ZHI MU (because they guide to lower jiao)

18

ROU GUI disperses deep cold.

name some clinical applications in which it can be used? e.g. cold abdominal pain...

deep cold kidney yang deficiency things like diarrhea, amenorrhea and dysmenorrhea

due to cold stagnation, chest painful from HT yang deficiency

19

what special preparation should be employed and why?

ROU GUI: use in powdered form; don’t powder it until right before putting it in decoction because the oil can go away quickly (short cooking form = chong fu)

ZHI FU ZI: cook 30 min before adding other herbs

20

WU ZHU YU can relieve LV constraint.

under what clinical context was discussed in class? how does it compare with other relieve constraint herbs such as CHAI HU?

uterine cold, hernial pain due to cold

CHAI HU (close to neutral) - most used

XIANG FU (close to neutral) - most used

CHUAN LIAN ZI (cold)

WU ZHU YU (warm/hot)

XIAO HUI XIANG (warm/hot)

21

many herbs in this category can stop vomiting due to what TCM mechanism?

when the vomiting is due to cold

warming the middle and reversing counterflow

22

many herbs in this category can warm the middle burner but DING XIANG can also warm the KD and aid the YANG.

List a few clinical conditions that illustrate the use of this function.

impotence
clear vaginal discharge
womb cold from deficiency
genital cold
cold hernia

23

XIAO HUI XIANG is well known for the use in Mounting Pain as well as lower jiao cold abdominal pain.

list some “usual suspects” herbs that are used for Mounting Pain.

mounting pain is pain along the liver channel, like you re mounting a horse

XIAO HUI XIANG + WU ZHU YU

24

list possible clinical manifestations for SP/ST COLD.

nausea
vomiting
belching
diarrhea
feelings of pain and cold in chest/abdomen
undigested food in stool