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Flashcards in Tonify Qi Differentiation Deck (34):
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which three herbs strengthen the SP

Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix
Tai Zi Shen - Pseudostellariae Radix
Bai Bian Dou - Lablab Semen Album

1

which herb has the function: powerfully tonifies the primal qi

Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix

2

which two herbs calm the spirit

Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix (benefits the HT qi and calms the spirit)
Da Zao - Jujubae Fructus (nourishes the blood and calms the spirit)

3

which four herbs tonify the LU

Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix
Dang Shen - Codonopsis Radix
Huang Qi - Astragali Radix
Shan Yao - Discoreae Rhizoma

4

which herb has the function: tonifies the SP and raises yang

Huang Qi - Astragali Radix

5

what is the marquee function of Huang Qi

it tonifies wei qi; augments the protective qi and stabilizes the exterior; tonifies LU qi

6

which herb promotes urination and reduces edema

Huang Qi - Astragali Radix

7

which herb promotes the discharge of pus and generates flesh

Huang Qi - Astragali Radix

8

which herb can be used in large doses for post stroke patients

Huang Qi - Astragali Radix

9

which two herbs go to the KD, LU, SP

Shan Yao - Discoreae Rhizoma
Huang Jing - Polygonati Rhizoma

10

Does Shan Yao (Dioscoreae Rhizoma) tonify the KD

NO - this herb is NOT an actual kidney tonic. This herb is a potent astringent. It treats the branch by stabilizing and binding fluids such as: uterine bleeding, sweat, frequent urination due to KD DEF.
The only time it is used for astringing fluids AND tonifying is when the symptom is caused by spleen deficiency, and in that instance only it is used to tonify the spleen.

11

which two herbs do we have to be particularly careful with when damp is present

Huang Jing - Polygonati Rhizoma
Da Zao - Jujubae Fructus

13

Which three herbs moisten the lungs

Huang Jing - Polyganati Rhizoma
Yi Tang - Maltosum
Gan Cao - Glycyrrhizae Radix

14

which herb augments the essence

Huang Jing - Polygonati Rhizoma

15

which four herbs can be used in cases of wasting and thirsting

Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix
Huang Qi - Astragali Radix
Huang Jing - Polygonati Rhizoma
Shan Yao - Dioscoreae Rhizoma

16

which herb can be used internally or externally to clear heat and resolve fire toxicity

Gan Cao - Glycerrhizae Rhizoma

17

which herb has the function: dries dampness and promotes water metabolism

Bai Zhu - Actractylodis Macrocephalae Rhizoma

18

which three herbs stabilize the exterior and stop spontaneous sweating

Huang Qi - Astragali Radix
Shan Yao - Dioscoreae Rhizoma
Bai Zhu - Atractylodis Macrocephalae Rhizoma

19

which herb calms the fetus

bai zhu - atractylodis macrocephalae Rhizoma

20

which two herbs are used in formulas to moderate the harsh properties of other herbs

Da Zao - Jujubae Fructus
Gan Cao - Glycerrhuzae Radix

21

which herb dries dampness?
which herb transforms dampness?

Bai Zhu - Atractylodis Macrocephalae Rhizoma - Dries dampness and promotes water metabolism
Bai Bian Dou - Lablab Semen Album - Strengthens the spleen, nourishes the stomach, transforms dampness, and harmonizes the middle

22

which herb has the function: clears summerheat accompanied by dampness

Bai Bian Dou - Lablab Semen Album

23

which two herbs generate fluids

Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix
Tai Zi Shen - Psudostellariae Radix

24

which herb treats food poisoning

Bai Bain Dou - Lablab Semen Album

25

which herb goes to all 12 channels

Gan Cao - Glycerrhizae Rhizoma

26

which three herbs go to the SP, ST

Bai Zhu - Atractylodis Macrocephalae Rhizoma
Da Zao - Jujubae Fructus
Bai Bian Dou - Lablab Semen Album

27

which herb goes to the LU, SP, ST

Yi Tang - Maltosum

28

which herb goes to the HT, LU, SP, ST

Gan Cao - Glycerrhizae Radix
This herb is said to go to all 12 channels however primarily enters the HT, LU, SP, ST

29

which four herbs go to the LU, SP

Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix
Dang Shen - Codonopsis Radix
Tai Zi Shen - Psudostellariae Radix
Huang Qi - Astragali Radix

30

which herbs in this category have a neutral property

Bai Bian Dou - Lablab semen Album
Dang Shen - Codonopsis Radix (sweet, neutral)
Tai Zi Shen - Psudostellariae Radix (sweet, slightly bitter, neutral)
Shan Yao - Dioscoreae Rhizoma (sweet, neutral)
Huang Jing - Polygonati Rhizoma (sweet, neutral)
unprepared Gan Cao - Glycerrhizae Rhizoma (sweet, neutral)

31

which herbs in this category have a bitter property

Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix (sweet, slightly bitter, slightly warm)
Tai Zi Shen - Psudostellariae Radix (sweet, slightly bitter, neutral
Bai Zhu - Atractylodis Macrocephalae Rhizoma (bitter, sweet, warm)

32

which two herbs alleviate pain

Yi Tang - Maltosum - tonifies the middle burner qi and alleviates pain
Gan Cao - Glycerrhizae Rhizoma - moderates spasms and alleviates pain

33

which two herbs can be used for prolapse

Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix
Dang Shen - Codonopsis Radix

34

which herbs in this category have a warm/slightly warm property

Bai Zhu - Atractylodis Macrocephalae Rhizoma (bitter, sweet, warm)
Da Zao - Jujubae Fructus (sweet warm)
Yi Yang - Maltosum (sweet, slightly warm)
dry-fried Gan Cao - Glycerrhizae Rhizoma (sweet, warm)
Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix (sweet, slightly bitter, slightly warm)
Huang Qi - Astragali Radix (sweet, slightly warm)