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which two herbs rescue devastated yang

Zhi Fu Zi - Aconiti Radix Lateralis Preparata (revives the yang and rescues from rebellion)
Gan Jiang - Zingiberis Rhizoma (rescues devastated yang and expels interior cold)

1

which two herbs have the ability to lead the fire downward

Rou Gui - Cinnamomi Cortex (leads the fire back to its source-for the upward floating of deficiency yang) *Principal herb for this fxn.
Wu Zhu Yu - Evodiae Fructus (leads fire downward) *use externally for this fxn, although not used often.

2

which three herbs warm the channels

Zhi Fu Zi- Aconiti Radix Lateralis Preparata (disperses cold, warms the channels, and alleviates pain)
Gan Jiang - Zingiberis Rhizoma (warms the channels and stops bleeding)
Rou Gui - Cinnamomi Cortex (disperses cold, warms the channels, unblocks the channels and vessels, and alleviates pain)

3

which herb warms the lungs and transforms thin mucus

Gan Jiang - Zingiberis Rhizoma

4

which herb guides the actions of other herbs into all 12 channels

Zhi Fu Zi - Aconiti Radix Lateralis Preparata

5

which herb fortifies the kidney and spleen yang, warms the heart yang, and fortifies the yang

Rou Gui - Cinnamomi Cortex

6

which two herbs warm the LV channel AND treat both the middle and lower burner

Wu Zhu Yu - Evodiae Fructus
Xiao Hui Xiang - Foeniculi Fructus

7

which herb warms the middle and the lower burner & treats both liver and stomach channel disorders

Wu Zhu Yu - Evodiae Fructus

8

which herb warms the fire and assists the yang

Zhi Fu Zi - Aconiti Radix Preparata Lateralis (for problems associated with weakness or deficiency of the heart, spleen, or kidney yang; especially when the pattern involves interior cold with insufficient yang.)

9

which herbs redirect rebellious qi downward

Wu Zhu Yu - Evodiae Fructus
Ding Xiang - Caryophylli Flos

*other herbs that warm the middle also have indications of counterflow symptoms

10

which herb is important for wheezing due to the failure of the KD to grasp the qi

Rou Gui - Cinnamomi Cortex

11

which herb has the function: warms the spleen and stops diarrhea, and expels cold-dampness

Wu Zhu Yu - Evodiae Fructus (for diarrhea due to cold from deficiency of the spleen and kidneys, and cold-damp leg qi)

12

what is the main difference between Gan Jiang and Sheng Jiang

Gan Jiang is better at warming the interior
Sheng Jiang is better at releasing the exterior

13

what is the main difference between Gui Zhi and Rou Gui

Gui Zhi is better at treating cold in the extremities
Rou Gui is better at treating cold in the middle

14

in the category warm the interior, what are the first and second best herbs for warming the middle

#1 herb for warming the middle: Gan Jiang - Zingiberis Rhizoma
#2 herb for warming the middle: Wu Zhu Yu - Evodiae Fructus

15

which herb was used historically in hiccup formulas

Ding Xiang - Caryophylli Flos

16

which two herbs can be applied topically for toothaches

Ding Xiang - Caryophylli Flos
Bi Ba - Piperis Longi Fructus
*Not appropriate in all situations-have to look at big picture

17

which herb promotes the movement of qi

Wu Zhu Yu - Evodiae Fructus (warms the middle, disperses cold, promotes the movement of qi, and alleviates pain)

18

which herb is important for warming the HT yang, particularly when deficiency of HT yang is the etiology of chest painful obstruction

Rou Gui - Cinnamomi Cortex

19

which herb is for cold genital pain (hernia & discharge)

Ding Xiang - Caryophylli Flos

20

which herb has the function: disperses cold, warms the liver and kidneys, and stops pain

Xiao Hui Xiang - Foeniculi Fructus

21

which herb has the function: regulates the qi and harmonizes the stomach

Xiao Hui Xiang - Foeniculi Fructus

22

which herb has the function: warms the middle, disperses cold from the stomach and intestines, and alleviates pain

Bi Ba - Piperis Longi Fructus

23

which herbs can be used externally in liniments

Hu Jiao - Piperis Fructus
Hua Jiao - Zanthoxyli Pericarpium

24

which two herbs eliminate pathogenic cold in the stomach and intestines

Bi Ba - Piperis Longi Fructus
Hu Jiao - Piperis Fructus

25

which herb is often used to make soups that warm the middle

Hu Jiao - Piperis Fructus

26

which herb kills parasites and alleviates abdominal pain

Hua Jiao - Zanthoxyli Pericarpium

27

which herbs in this category have a warm property

Ding Xiang - Caryophylli Flos (acrid, warm)
Xiao Hui Xiang - Foeniculi Fructus (acrid, warm)

28

which two herbs go to the ST, LI

Bi Ba - Piperis Longi Fructus
Hu Jiao - Piperis Fructus

29

which two herbs go to the KD, SP, ST

Ding Xiang - Caryophylli Flos
Hua Jiao - Zanthoxyli Pericarpium

30

which herb goes to the LV, KD, SP, ST

Xiao Hui Xiang - Foeniculi Fructus

31

which herb goes to the HT, KD, SP

Zhi Fu Zi - Aconiti Radix Lateralis Preparata

32

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

Gan Jiang - Zingiberis Rhizoma

33

which herb goes to the HT, KD, LV, SP

Rou Gui - Cinnamomi Cortex

34

which herb goes to the LV, SP, ST

Wu Zhu Yu - Evodiae Fructus

35

which herb goes to the SP, ST

Gao Liang Jiang - Alpiniae Officarum Rhizoma

36

which herb should we add at the last 10 minutes of the decoction

Rou Gui - Cinnamomi Cortex

37

which herb has a bitter property

Wu Zhu Yu - Evodiae Fructus
acrid, bitter, hot, slightly toxic

38

which herb has the function: warms the kidneys and aids the yang

Ding Xiang - Caryophylli Flos

39

which herb "enters the blood aspect and is often used in small amounts to enhance the blood-moving action of other substances"

Rou Gui - Cinnamomi Cortex

fxn 2 - disperses deep cold, warms the channels, unblocks the channels and vessels, and alleviates pain