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Flashcards in Quiz: Warm, Acrid Herbs that Release the Exterior Deck (25):
1

Herbs that release the exterior generally enter what level? What channel?

The Wei Level. Lung Channel.

2

All of the following are reasons to use herbs for releasing the exterior with caution or not at all, EXCEPT: (profuse sweating, sweating due to Qi deficiency or Yin deficiency, deficiency of blood and/or body fluids, runny nose)

runny nose

3

List 3 symptoms you would expect to see in a case of Wind-Cold invading the exterior.

Simultaneous chills and fever, runny nose, headache, floating pulse

4

Ma Huang strongly induces sweating, facilitates Lung qi to calm wheezing, and:

promotes urination to reduce edema

5

Ma Huang is a central nervous system stimulant so it must be used with caution with what conditions?

high blood pressure, restlessness, and insomnia

6

Which herb release the muscle layer, unblocks yang qi, and warms the middle?

Gui Zhi

7

This warm herb is useful for all types of wind, such as exterior wind, interior wind causing tremors, and wind-damp bi (WD bi).

Fang Feng

8

This herb to release the exterior is especially good at unblocking the nasal passages, relieving the pain of frontal headaches, and treating vaginal discharge.

Bai Zhi

9

This herb alleviates nausea, stops coughing, transforms phlegm, and resolves the toxicity of other herbs.

Sheng Jiang

10

Vertex headache

Gao Ben

11

Occipital headache

Qiang Huo

12

Frontal headache

Bai Zhi

13

1-3 grams (toxic)

Xi Xin

14

Itching

Jing Jie

15

Which of the following herbs is NOT useful for nasal congestion? (cang er zi, xin yi (hua), bai zhi, sheng jiang).

Sheng Jiang

16

Which of the nasal herbs also dispels dampness, treats Wind Damp Bi, and skin disorders with itching?

Cang Er Zi

17

This "kitchen herb" is useful for releasing the exterior in the very early stages of a wind-cold invasion. It is also useful for unblocking the yang and can be used as a poultice for sores.

Cong Bai

18

This herb to release the exterior also harmonizes the middle, moves qi, treats restless fetus and morning sickness, and seafood poisoning.

Zi Su Ye

19

The herbs in this category sweating. What is the western medical word for this action?

diaphoretic

20

The formula Ma Huang Tang/Ephedra Decoction is used for

exterior wind cold with wheezing as a predominant symptom

21

The assistant that helps functions of unblocking the flow of lung qi and arresting wheezing is:

Xing Ren

22

_______ is used to release pathogenic influences from the muscle layer and regulate the nutritive and protective qi, in other words to harmonize the ying and wei.

Gui Zhi Tang

23

Xiang Ru San is used for:

summer external wind cold with dampness

24

A very effective formula for treating external cold with congested fluids manifesting with wet cough and post nasal drip:

Xiao Qing Long Tang/Minot Blue Dragon

25

One of the most effective formulas for the treatment of "sudden turmoil," stomach flu, food poisoning and all digestive disharmony from dampness with exterior wind cold is:

Huo Xiang Cheng Qi Tang/Agastache Pill to Regulate the Qi