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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


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


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

Bai Jie Zi


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

Jie Geng


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


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

cough, copious white sputum easy to expectorate


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

nausea, vomiting


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

goiter, scrofula


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



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

chronic, acute


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

Gua Lou


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

Pang Da Hai


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

nodules and hardness, phlegm-heat cough/shen


Which of the bamboos treats gallbladder fire and stops vomiting?

Zhu Ru


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

regulate qi


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

Er Chen Tang