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Flashcards in Stop Bleeding Study Guide Deck (11):
0

Do herbs in this category (stop bleeding) address the root or the branch of the condition?

Branch - They are not tonics

2

Which herbs can cool the blood in addition to stopping the bleeding?

Di Yu - Sanguisorbae Radix
Ce Bai Ye - Platycladi Cacumen
Huai Mi - Sophorae Flos Immaturus
Bai Mao Gen - Imperatae Rhizoma
Da Ji - Cirsii Japonici Herba seu Radix

3

Which herbs can also be used to generate flesh? What does "generate flesh" mean?

Generating flesh = promotes wound healing

Di Yu - Sanguisorbae Radix
Bai Ji - Bletillae Rhizoma
Da Ji - Cirsii Japonici Herba seu Radix

3

What is the significance of charring herbs? What happens to the temperature when charring an herb?

Charring herbs increases their holding ability.

Increases the temerature of the herb, rendering a cooling herb not as cooling

4

Which are the marquee herbs for lower burner damp heat?

Di Yu - Sanguisorbae Radix - marquee herb for LJ damp heat

Xian He Cao - Agrimoniae Herba - commonly used for LJ damp heat; dysentary and GYN issues - but is neutral, doesn't cool

5

Which herb is renowned for stopping bleeding due to Lu/St pathologies?

Bai Ji - Bletillae Rhizoma
(LU, ST, LV - restrains leakage of blood and stops bleeding)

6

Which herb can alleviate diarrhea and also can be used externally for vaginitis?

Xian He Cao - Agrimoniae Herba
(alleviates diarrhea and dysenteric disorders)

7

Which herb is COLD and can be used to treat Phlegm-Heat cough with blood?

Ce Bai Ye - Platycladi Cacumen
(slightly Cold - stops coughing, expels phlegm)

8

Which herb can be used for to warm the womb?

Ai Ye - Artimisiae Folium
(warms the womb and stops bleeding)

9

Why is it important to consider the nature of the dysfunction when treating bleeding?

To determine correct treatment: whether the patient should be refered out to western doctor or ER; whether bleeding is caused by hot reckless blood and needs a cool herb; whether the bleeding is caused by a cold pathogen and needs a warm herb

10

What makes Xian He Cao different from the other hemostatic herbs? Can it be used in Excess/Deficiency/Cold/Heat?

Xian He Cao is astringing and can alleviate diarrhea and other dysenteric disorders. It is neutral and can be used for patterns of Excess, Deficiency, Heat and Cold