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Flashcards in WK11 - Herb ID Deck (14):
1

 What is the Pinyin & Latin name for this herb?

What is the category?

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Zhi Fu Zi - Aconiti Radix Lateralis Preparata

Warm the Interior & Expel Cold

2

What is the Pinyin & Latin name for this herb?

What is the category?

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Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix

Tonify Qi

3

What is the Pinyin & Latin name for this herb?

What is the category?

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Dang Shen - Codnopsis Radix

Tonify Qi

4

What is the Pinyin & Latin name for this herb?

What is the category?

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Tai Zi Shen - Pseudostellariae Radix

Tonify Qi

 

5

What is the Pinyin & Latin name for this herb?

What is the category?

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Bai Zhu - Atractylodis Macrocephalae Rhizoma

Tonify Qi

6

What is the Pinyin & Latin name for this herb?

What is the category?

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Gan Cao - Glycyrrizae Radix

Tonify Qi

7

What is the name of this formula?

What are the main actions?

What are the constituent herbs

Identify the chief, deputy, assistant, and envoy.

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Formula: Si Jun Zi Tang ("4 Gentlemen Decoction")

Actions: Tonifies Qi & Strengthens the SP

Chief: Ren Shen (powerful tonic for SP Qi)

Deputy: Bai Zhu (strengthens SP & dries dampness)

Assistant: Fu Ling (drains dampness)

Envoy: Zhi Gan Cao (warms & regulates middle burner, harmonizes other ingredients)

 

 

8

What is the Pinyin & Latin name for this herb?

What is the category?

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Zhi Fu Zi - Aconiti Radix Lateralis Preparata

Warm the Interior & Expel Cold

9

What is the Pinyin & Latin name for this herb?

What is the category? 

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Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix

Tonify Qi

10

What is the Pinyin & Latin name for this herb?

What is the category?

This is often used as a substitute for which herb? Why?

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Dang Shen - Codnopsis Radix

Tonify Qi

Often used as a substitute for Ren Shen, which is more expensive. 

11

What is the Pinyin & Latin name for this herb?

What is the category?

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Tai Zi Shen - Pseudostellariae Radix

Tonify Qi

12

What is the Pinyin & Latin name for this herb?

What is the category?

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Bai Zhu - Atractylodis Macrocephalae Rhizoma

Tonify Qi

13

What is the Pinyin & Latin name for this herb?

What is the category?

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Gan Cao - Glycyrrizae Radix

Tonify Qi

14

What is the name of this formula?

What are the main actions?

What are the constituent herbs?

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Formula: Si Jun Zi Tang ("4 Gentlemen Decoction")

Actions: Tonifies Qi & Strengthens the SP

Ingredients:

  • Ren Shen (chief)
  • Bai Zhu (deputy)
  • Fu Ling (assistant)
  • Zhi Gan Cao (envoy)