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what is the first function of chen pi (citri reticulatae pericarpium)

Regulates qi, adjusts the middle and relieves the diaphragm

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what are the indications for using chen pi to regulate qi, adjust the middle and relieve the diaphragm

spleen or stomach stagnant qi patterns: epigastric or abdominal distention, fullness, bloating, belching, and nausea/vomiting

3

what is the second function of chen pi (citri reticulatae pericarpium)

Dries dampness and transforms phlegm

4

what are the indications for using chen pi to dry dampness and transform phlegm

treats phlegm-damp: cough with a stifling sensation in chest and/or diaphragm, and copious, viscous sputum

5

what is the third function of chen pi (citri reticulatae pericarpium)

helps prevent stagnation

6

what are the indications for use of chen pi to prevent stagnation

for use on the spleen and lung channel - qi level disorders

7

what is the first function of san qi (notoginseng radix)

stops bleeding and transforms blood stasis

8

what are the indications for the use of san qi to stop bleeding and transform blood stasis

internal and external bleeding, ie: vomiting blood, nosebleed, and blood in the urine or stool

9

what is the second function of san qi (notoninseng radix)

reduces swelling and alleviates pain

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what are the indications for the use of san qi to reduce swelling and alleviate pain

traumatic injuries, ie: swelling and pain due to falls, fractures, contusions, and sprains

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what is the third function of san qi (notoginseng radix)

invigorates blood

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what are the indications for the use of san qi to invigorate blood

chest, abdominal pain, and joint pain cuased by blood stasis. Also for sores and abscesses

13

what is the first function of chuan xiong (chuanxiong rhizoma)

Invigorates blood and promotes the movement of qi

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what are the indications for the use of chuan xiong to invigorate blood and promote the movement of qi

any blood stasis pattern, GYN issues, & stagnant qi and blood stasis with pain and soreness in the chest, flanks and hypochondria

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what is the second function of chuan xiong (chuanxiong rhizoma)

Expels wind and alleviates pain

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what are the indications for use of chuan xiong to expel wind and alleviate pain

any exterior wind disorder: headache, dizziness, painful obstruction, skin problems from wind

17

what is the first function of chi shao (paeoniae radix rubra)

invigorates blood and disples blood stasis

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what are the indications for the use of chi shao to invigorate blood and dispel blood stasis

GYN issues, abdominal pain and fixed abdominal masses, swelling and pain associated with traumatic injury, and early stages of abscesses and boils

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what is the second function of chi shao (paeoniae radix rubra)

clears heat and cools the blood

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what are the indications for the use of chi shao to clear heat and cool the blood

heat entering the blood level with fever, purple tongue, maculae, and bleeding due to the chaotic movement of hot blood. Also GYN issues