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Flashcards in Open Orifices - Differentiation Deck (21):
1

which herbs in this category have a warm property

She Xiang - Mochus: acrid, aromatic, warm
Su He Xiang - Styrax: acrid, aromatic, sweet, warm
Shi Chang Pu - Acori Tatarinowii Rhizoma: acrid, aromatic, bitter, warm

2

which herb goes to the HT, SP, LV

She Xiang - Moschus

3

which herb goes to the HT, SP

Su He Xiang - Styrax

4

which two herbs can be used for hot or cold disorders

She Xiang - Moschus
Shi Chang Pu - Acori Tatarinowii Rhizoma

5

which herb goes to the HT, SP, LU

Bing Pian - Borneolum

6

which herb goes to HT, ST

Shi Chang Pu - Acori Tatarinowii Rhizoma

7

which herb goes to the HT, LV

Niu Huang - Bovis Calculus

8

which two herbs can dissipate nodules

She Xiang - Moschus: invigorates blood, dissipates clumps, reduces swelling, and alleviates pain
Bing Pian - Borneolum: clears heat, alleviates pain, dissipates nodules, and alleviates itching

9

which herb hastens the delivery and facilitates the downward passage of stillborns

She Xiang - Moschus
*historically

10

which herbs in this category have a cool property

Bing Pian - Borneolum: acrid, bitter mildly cold
Niu Huang - Bovis Calculus: bitter, cool

11

which herb is especially indicated for cold disorders

Su He Xiang - Styrax

12

which herb is promotes blood flow and reduces swelling and therefore is useful topically for wind-cold-damp painful obstruction and initial stage trauma

Shi Chang Pu - Acori Tatarinowii Rhizoma

13

which herb is used as a counter-irritant analgesic to alleviate itching externally

Bing Pian - Borneolum

14

which herb clears the liver

Niu Huang - Bovis Calculus: clears the liver, resolves toxicity, extinguishes wind, and stops tremors

15

which herb clears the eyes and removes superficial obstruction

Bing Pian - Borneolum

16

which herb improves hearing

Shi Chang Pu - Acori Tatarinowii Rhizoma
for phlegm-dampness veiling and blocking the sensory orifices with sx: deafness, dizziness, forgetfulness, a dulled sensorium, as well as seizures or stupor.

17

which herb awakens the spleen and raises clear SP yang

Shi Chang Pu - Acori Tatarinowii Rhizoma

18

which herb invigorates the blood

She Xiang - Moschus

19

Which herbs are used only for Hot Closed Disorders?

Niu Huang - Bovis Calculus
Bing Pian - Borneolum (no longer used internally - just trauma lnmt)

20

which herb quiets the spirit, rather than awakening or reviving it

Shi Chang Pu - Acori Tatarinowii Rhizoma

21

Which herb "vaporizes phlegm"?

Shi Chang Pu - Acori Tartarinowii Rhizoma
Claim to fame - mechanism for opening the orifices.