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What 2 theoretical principles arise from Huang Di Nei Jing?

5 Elements and Yin/Yang

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What's Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing?

Divine Husbandman's Classic of the Materia Medica

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Who is said to have been intoxicated 70 times a day?

Shen Nong Ben Cao; He's said to have tested out 100s on himself.

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What is inferior category in Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing?

125 inferior medicines that were considered to be toxic with side effects and were specifically used for therapeutic purposes to treat diseases.

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How many herbs are listed in Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing?

the book lists a total of 365 chinese medicinals
252 plants; 67 animals; 46 minerals

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What is intermediate category in Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing?

120 medicinals prevent illness and restore the individual's vitality. some can be toxic and should be used carefully for certain ailments.

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What is superior category in Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing?



120 medicinals, considered non-toxic and contain invigorating effects to preserve vitality or prolong life. ie. ginseng

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Latin: Caulis

PinYin: Teng
Translation: stalk, stem, vine

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3 Classic texts in Herbs

*Wu Shi Er Bing Fang; prescriptions for 52 ailments
*Huang Di Nei Jing; Yellow Emperor's Classic of Internal Medicine
*Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing; Divine Husbandman's Classic of the Materia Medica

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author of Shang Han Za Ben Lun?

Zhang Zhong Jing aka Zhang Hi from Han Dynasty
'Sage of Medicine', the most famous of China's ancient herbal doctors

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Latin: Cortex

PinYin: Pi
Translation: bark, peel, skin

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How are herbs categorized in Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing?

Superior (Upper - Nourishes Life)
Intermediate - (Middle - Nourishes Constitution)
Inferior - (Lower - expels disease)

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What is Shang Han Za Bing Lun?

Discourse on Fevers and Miscellaneous Illnesses
It dealt with the treatment of many febrile conditions.

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what was the primary theoretical principle of Shang Han Za Ben Lun?

6 Channel Theory
TaiYang-- UB/SI, ShaoYang-- GB/SJ, YangMing-- ST/LI,
TaiYin-- LU/SP, ShaoYin-- KI/HT, JueYin-- PC/LV

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Latin: Flos

PinYin: Hua
Translation: flower

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What is the primary disease factor according to Shang Han Za Ben Lun?

COLD, the way in which it causes yin-yang disharmony at various stages

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What is Wen Bing Xue?

Warm Disease School of Disease
Heat pathogens as primary cause of disease
compiled by Ming/Qing Dynasty authors

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Latin: Folium

PinYin: Ye
Translation: leaf

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What are the 4 levels of disease according to Wen Bing Xue?

Wei-- Exterior heat disease
Qi-- Interior heat excess
Ying-- Nutritive
Xue-- Blood level-- the deepest level

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Those who held wisdom about how to use plants for medicinal purposes were known as?

Shamans

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What is the primary disease factor in Wen Bing Xue?

Heat

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Latin: Fructus/Semen

PinYin: Zi (smaller) or Ren (bigger - ex: pumpkin seed)
Translation: fruit, seed, nut, pit

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Another name for shaman?

Wu

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How is Shang Han Za Ben Lun divided?

Shang Han Za Bing Lun later edited and divided into 2 books
1. Shang Han Lun-- Treaties on Cold Induced Disorders (Febrile Diseases)
2. Jin Gui Yao Lue-- Summary from the Golden Cabinet

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Latin: Herba

PinYin: Cao
Translation: plant, herb, grass (entire above ground)

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Another name for ghost or ancestor?

Gui

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Latin: Lignum

PinYin: Mu
Translation: wood

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What Chinese historical tradition deals with disease caused by evil spirits, treatments like incantations, spells, charms, dances?

Demonology

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What Chinese historical tradition deals with disease caused by magical relationships among phenomena and treatment in using magical relationships?

Magic Correspondence

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Latin: Os

PinYin: Gu
Translation: bone