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What is the Latin name of Chen Pi?

Citri Reticulatae Pericarpium

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How do you spell the pinyin for Citri Reticulatae Pericarpium?

Chen Pi

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To which category does Chen Pi - Citri Reticulatae Pericarpium belong?

Regulate Qi

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What is Chen Pi - Citri Reticulatae Pericarpium in English?

Tangerine Peel

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What channels does Chen Pi - Citri Reticulatae Pericarpium enter?

LU
SP
ST

(Tai Yin & Earth pairs)

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What is the common dosage range for Chen Pi - Citri Reticulatae Pericarpium?

3-9g

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What are the key characteristics of Chen Pi - Citri Reticulatae Pericarpium?

- promotes the flow of Qi
- dries dampness

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What are the contraindications for Chen Pi - Citri Reticulatae Pericarpium?

Bc this is an acrid, dispersing, bitter & drying substance:
- use with caution in those with heat from excess
- unsuitable for dry coughs due to qi or yin deficiency
- long term use can injure the primal qi

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What is the Latin name for San Qi?

Notoginseng Radix

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How do you spell the pinyin for Notoginseng Radix?

San Qi

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What are the properties of San Qi - Notoginseng Radix?

Sweet, Slightly Bitter, Warm

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What channels does San Qi - Notoginseng Radix enter?

LV
ST

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To which category does San Qi - Notoginseng Radix belong?

Regulate the Blood: Stop Bleeding

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What is the common dosage range for San Qi - Notoginseng Radix in decoctions? In powder?

· 3-9 g in decoctions
· 1-1.5g in pills & powders up to 3x/day
· for severe bleeding, each dose can be as much as 3-6g in pills & powders

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What are the contradictions of San Qi - Notoginseng Radix?

use with caution during pregnancy

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What are the key characteristics of San Qi - Notoginseng Radix?

- stops bleeding without causing blood stasis
- transforms blood stasis
- reduces swelling and stops pain

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What herb enters the LV and ST channels?

San Qi - Notoginseng Radix

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What are the special preperation requirements for San Qi - Notoginseng Radix?

Too dense for proper decoction.
Needs to be ground first into powder.

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What is the category for Chuan Xiong - Chuanxiong Rhizoma?

Regulate the Blood: Invigorate the Blood

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What is the Latin name for Chuan Xiong?

Chuanxiong Rhizoma

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How do you spell the pinyin for Chuanxiong Rhizoma?

Chuan Xiong

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What channels does Chuan Xiong - Chuanxiong Rhizoma enter?

LV
GB
PC

(Wood & Jue Yin pairs)

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What are the properties of Chuan Xiong - Chuanxiong Rhizoma?

Acrid, Warm

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What is the common dosage range for Chuan Xiong - Chuanxiong Rhizoma in decoctions? In powders?

· 3-9g
· 1-1.5g per dose if powdered

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What are the key characteristics of Chuan Xiong - Chuanxiong Rhizoma?

- invigorates blood
- promotes the movement of Qi
- expels wind
- stops pain (esp useful for headaches)

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What herb enters the LV, GB, PC channels (Wood & Jue Yin pairs)?

Chuan Xiong - Chuanxiong Rhizoma

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What are the contraindications for Chuan Xiong - Chuanxiong Rhizoma?

- use with caution during pregnancy or in those who bleed easily or have profuse menses
- inappropriate for those with fire from Yin Def or with a red dry tongue and dry mouth

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What is the Latin name for Chi Shao?

Paeoniae Radix Rubra

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How do you spell the pinyin for Paeoniae Radix Rubra?

Chi Shao

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To which category does Chi Shao - Paeoniae Radix Rubra belong?

Regulate the Blood: Invigorate blood

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What is the English for Chi Shao - Paeoniae Radix Rubra?

Red Peony Root

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What channels does Chi Sao - Paeoniae Radix Rubra enter?

LV
SP

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What are the properties of Chi Shao - Paeoniae Radix Rubra

Sour, Bitter, Slightly Cold

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What is the common dosage range for Chi Shao - Paeoniae Radix Rubra?

6-15g

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What are the key characteristics of Chi Shao - Paeoniae Radix Rubra?

· invigorates the blood
· transforms stasis
· stops pain
· cools heat in the blood

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What are the contraindications for Chi Shao - Paeoniae Radix Rubra?

bc this herb is cold, use with caution in those with cold from deficiency

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Can Chen Pi - Citri Reticulatae Pericarpium be used to treat nausea and vomiting?

Yes, Chen Pi is commonly used in treating different types of nausea & vomiting bc it promotes the movement of qi in general while specifically directing it downward.

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What herb enters the LV and SP channels?

Chi Shao - Paeoniae Radix Rubra

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What herb enters the LU, SP, ST channels (Tai Yin & Earth pairs)?

Chen Pi - Citri Reticulatae Pericarpium

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Is San Qi used internally or externally?

- Both internally & externally
- Take internally to invigorate the blood (chest & abdominal pain, or joint pain caused by stasis)

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Usually herbs that stop bleeding create stasis. What is so unique about San Qi?

- Because San Qi can stop bleeding without causing blood stasis, it is very widely used
- e.g. It is the herb of choice for traumatic injuries

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What is the chief herb in the Yunnan Bai Yao patent formula?

San Qi

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Does Chuan Xiong - Chuanxiong Rhizoma treat Wind Heat?

Yes, Chuan Xiong is a leading herb for any externally contracted wind disorder characterized by headache, dizziness, or painful obstruction.

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Which herb is sour?

Chi Shao - Paeoniae Radix Rubra (goes to the LV channel)

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Does Chuan Xiong - Chuanxiong Rhizoma treat headaches? Headache from what etiology? What type of channel headache?

Yes, Chuan Xiong treats headaches:
- Shao Yang temporal headaches on side of head (GB channel)
- Vertex headache / Du 20 (LV channel)

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Why can Chuan Xiong - Chuanxiong Rhizoma treat pain, stagnant qi, and blood stasis in the flanks and hypochondriac region?

GB & LV channels run through those areas

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What are the actions of Yunnan Bai Yao?

Good for trauma:
- stop bleeding
- invigorate the blood
- disperse swelling
- clear heat
- resolve toxins
- relieve pain

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San Qi can be used for which of the follwing if the cause of pain is blood stasis?:
(a) Chest pain
(b) Abdominal pain
(c) Joint pain
(d) Both A & B
(e) All of the above

(e) All of the above