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Flashcards in Regulate Qi - Herb Differentiation Deck (26):
1

which herb regulates menstruation and alleviates menstrual pain

Xiang Fu - Cyperi Rhizoma

2

which herb dissipates clumps

Qing Pi - Citri Reticulatae Viride Pericarpium

3

which herb strictly moves qi in a downward directional flow, with no assistance for a specific pathological factor

Da Fu Pi - Arecae Pericarpium

4

which herb is good for menstrual bloating

Da Fu Pi - Arecae Pericarpium

5

which herb promotes urination and reduces yang edema

Da Fu Pi - Arecae Pericarpium

6

which herb should we crush before serving

Ju Hong - Citri Reticulatae Exocarpium Rubrum

7

which herb relieves the diaphragm

Chen Pi - Citri Reticulatae Pericarpium

8

which three herbs transform phlegm

Chen Pi - Citri Reticulatae Pericarpium (dries dampness and transforms phlegm)
Zhi Shi - Aurantii Fructus Immaturus (transforms phlegm and expels focal distention)
Ju Hong - Citri Reticulatae Exocarpium Rubrum (transforms phlegm)

9

which herb directs qi downward and unblocks the bowels (according to class discussion) and is therefore useful for constipation caused by yang ming heat

Zhi Shi - Aurantii Fructus Immaturus

10

which herb can be fried in vinegar to increase its ability to enter the liver channel to alleviate pain

Xiang Fu - Cyperi Rhizoma

11

which herb is riper and more mild compared to Zhi Shi

Zhi Ke - Aurantii Fructus

12

which two herbs can break qi if used in large doses

Qing Pi - Citri Reticulatae Viride Pericarpium
Zhi Shi - Aurantii Fructus Immaturus

13

which herb should we add into the decoction in the last 5-15 minutes in order to preserve its oils

Mu Xiang - Aucklaniae Radix

14

which herb adjusts and regulates stagnant qi in the intestines

Mu Xiang - Aucklaniae Radix
*great for IBS and tenesmus because of this function

15

which herb strengthens the spleen

Mu Xiang - Aucklaniae Radix (strengthens the spleen and prevents stagnation)
*can add to formulas as preventative measure if you suspect the patient may show dampness due to herbs

16

which two herbs have functions dealing with assisting the kidneys

Wu Yao - Linderae Radix (warms the kidneys)
Chen Xiang - Aquilariae Lignum Resinatum (aids the kidneys in grasping qi/warms the spleen and kidneys)

17

which herb has a dose range of 6-12g

Xiang Fu - Cyperi Rhizoma

18

which herb has been recently used in the treatment of coronary artery disease

Tan Xiang - Santali Albi Lignum

19

which herb is slightly toxic

Chuan Lian Zi - Toosendan Fructus

20

which herb kills parasites

Chuan Lian Zi - Toosendan Fructus

21

which herb has a dosage range of 1-1.5g

Chen Xiang - Auilariae Lignum Resinatum

22

which herb harmomizes qi

Ju Hong - Citri Reticulatae Exocarpium Rubrum

23

which two herbs in this category are slightly cold
and which herb is cold

Zhi Shi - Aurantii Fructus Immaturus (acrid, bitter, slightly cold)
Zhi Ke - Aurantii Fructus (acrid, bitter, slightly cold)
Chuan Lian Zi - Toosendan Fructus (bitter, cold, slightly toxic)

24

which three herbs specifically move LIVER qi

Qing Pi - Citri Reticulatae Viride Pericarpium (spreads liver qi and breaks up stagnant qi)
Xiang Fu - Cyperi Rhizoma (Spreads and regulates liver qi)
Chuan Lian Zi - Toosendan Fructus (dredges liver qi, releases constrain, stops pain, and conducts heat out from below)

25

which herb should never be decocted

Chen Xiang - Aquilariae Lignum Resinatum

26

which herb is neutral

Xiang Fu - Cyperi Rhizoma