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1

Which of the following statements about Zhi Ban Xia is FALSE?

a. should only be used in it's prepared form
b. dries dampness
c. disperses wind-phlegm
d. treats nausea and vomiting

c. disperses wind-phlegm

2

This herb is useful for cough and distention in the chest due to stubborn phlegm, is used topically for swelling and pain, but is best known for dispersing wind-phlegm that causes spasms, vertigo, paralysis, etc....

Zhi Tian Nan Xing

3

Which herb warms the lungs, regulates qi, disperses clumps, and unblocks the collaterals?

Bai Jie Zi

4

This popular herb releases the exterior, benefits the throat, unblocks the sinus, and directs the actions of other herbs upward.

Jie Geng

5

Which statement about Phlegm is FALSE?
a. is a major cause of chronic illness
b. is often the result of unresolved EPFs
c. is easily resolved
d. is often the underlying cause of unusual and difficult cases "knotty diseases"

c. is easily resolved

6

List at least on symptom: Phlegm accumulating in the Lungs:

cough, copious white sputum easy to expectorate

7

List at least on symptom: Phlegm accumulating in the Stomach:

nausea, vomiting

8

List at least on symptom: Phlegm stagnating in the channels:

goiter, scrofula

9

List at least on symptom: Phlegm obstructing the Heart orifice:

palpitations

10

Chuan bei mu is best known for treating ______ cough, while Zhi bei mu is best for _____ cough.

chronic, acute

11

This herb directs turbid phlegm downward, unbinds the chest, and reduces abscesses.

Gua Lou

12

Which herb is fabulous for easing sore throats and hoarseness? It also moistens the intestines.

Pang Da Hai

13

The seaweeds in this category are best at treating ______ while the bamboo family is known for treating ______.

nodules and hardness, phlegm-heat cough/shen

14

Which of the bamboos treats gallbladder fire and stops vomiting?

Zhu Ru

15

To treat phlegm one must often strengthen the spleen, nourish the kidney yang and ______.

regulate qi

16

Ban xia, ju huang (chen pi), fu ling, and gan cao make up the formula:

Er Chen Tang