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What properties do Herbs that Tonify Yang tend to have?

Sweet, Warm
(salty if animal product)

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In General, What channels do Herbs that Tonify the Yang enter?

KI

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What are the general key characteristics for Herbs that Tonify the Yang?

·Support the Yang of the SP, KI and HT
·support Qi Transformation and warming

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What is the general contraindication for the category, Herbs that Tonify the Yang?

Caution with Yin Def heat or fire

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What is the Latin name for Lu Rong?

Cervi Cornu Pantrotrichum

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How do you spell the pinyin for Cervi Cornu Pantrotrichum?

Lu Rong

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To what category does Lu Rong - Cervi Cornu Pantotrichum belong?

Herbs that Tonify the Yang

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What channels does Cervi Cornu Pantotrichum enter?

KI
LV

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What is the common dosage range for Lu Rong - Cervi Cornu Pantotrichum? How is this herb taken?

1-2g
pill or powder
or chased with a strained decoction

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What properties does Lu Rong Cervi Cornu Pantotrichum have?

Sweet
Salty
Warm

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What are the key characteristics of Lu Rong Cervi - Cornu Pantotrichum?

·fortifies the primal yang
·generates essence ********
·augments the marrow

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What are the contraindications for Lu Rong - Cervi Cornu Pantotrichum?

-heat from Yin def
-heat in the blood level
-phlegm-heat in the lungs
-blazing stomach fire
-warm-heat pathogen disease

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What herb enters the KI and LV channels?

Lu Rong - Cervi Cornu Pantotrichum

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When using Herbs that Tonify the Blood, what two aspects of blood are you affecting?

quantity
quality

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What are the Zang organs related to blood?

SP
LV
HT

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What are the general properties of Herbs that Tonify Blood?

Sweet
Warm
(sticky, cloying, rich)

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What do you need to be aware of when using Herbs that Tonify Blood?

often difficult to digest, so must carefully combine with digestives and herbs to build qi at the source

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What is the Latin name for Shu Di Huang?

Rehmanniae Radix Preparata

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How do you spell the pinyin for Rehmanniae Radix Preparata?

Shu Di Huang

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To which category does Shu Di Huang - Rehmanniae Radix Preparata belong?

Herbs that Tonify Blood

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What channels does Shu Di Huang enter?

HT
LV
KI

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What are the properties of Shu Di Huang - Rehmanniae Radix Preparata?

Sweet
Slightly Warm

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What is the common dosage range for Shu Di Huang - Rehmanniae Radix Preparata?

9-30g ***
it's heavy

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What are the key characteristics of Shu Di Huang - Rehmanniae Radix Preparata?

·tonifies the blood
·enriches the yin
·generates essence
·augments the marrow

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What are the contraindications of Shu Di Huang?

very cloying and rich, readily leads to stagnation of dampness and impedes digestion. Contraindicated for:
-qi stag and profuse phlegm
-fullness and pain in the abdomen
-reduced appetite
-diarrhea

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What is the difference between Shu Di Huang and Sheng Di Huang?

Sheng Di Huang is unprepared and COOLS THE BLOOD
Shu Di Huang is steamed in wine/sugar 9x and TONIFIES THE BLOOD

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What herb enters the KI, LV, HT?

Shu Di Huang

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What is the Latin name for Dang Gui?

Angelicae Sinensis Radix

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How do you spell the pinyin for Angelicae Sinensis Radix?

Dang Gui

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To which category does Dang Gui - Angelicae Sinensis Radix belong?

Herbs that Tonify Blood

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What channels does Dang Gui - Angelicae Sinensis Radix enter?

HT
LV
SP

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What are the properties of Dang Gui - Angelicae Sinensis Radix?

Sweet
Acrid***
Warm

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What is the common dosage range for Dang Gui - Angelicae Sinesis Radix?

4.5-15g

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What are the key characteristics for Dang Gui - Angelicae Sinensis Radix?

·tonifies the blood
·invigorates the blood
·regulates the menstruation
·alleviates pain

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What are the contraindications for Dang Gui - Angelicae Sinensis Radix?

do not use in those w diarrhea or abdominal fullness due to abundant dampness

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What herb enters the HT, LV SP?

Dang Gui - Angelicae Sinensis Radix

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What is the Pin Yin for the Four Substances Decoction? What are the four substances? What is the action?

Si Wu Tang
Chief - Shu di Huang
Deputy - Bai Shao
Asst - Dang Gui
Asst - Chuan Xiong
Actions - Tonifies the blood and regulates the liver

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What are the common properties of Herbs that Tonify the Yin?

Cold
Sweet - moistening

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What channels do Herbs that Tonify the Yin tend to enter?

LU
ST
LV
KI

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What are the general contraindications of Herbs that Tonify the Yin?

contraindicated with Damp and Phlegm

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What are the general key characteristics of Herbs that Tonify the Yin?

·moisten dryness
·moisten intestines
·generate fluids
·calm the spirit
·nourish blood
·treat deficient heat

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What is the Latin name for Mai Men Dong?

Ophiopogonis Radix

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How do you spell the pinyin for Ophiopogonis Radix?

Mai Men Dong

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To which category does Mai Men Dong - Ophiopogonis Radix belong?

Herbs that Tonify Yin

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What channels does Mai Men Dong - Ophiopogonis Radix enter?

HT
LU
ST

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What are the properties of Mai Men Dong - Ophiopogonis?

Sweet
Slightly Bitter
Slightly Cold

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What is the common dosage range for Mai Men Dong - Ophiopogonis Radix?

6-15g

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What are the key characteristics of Mai Men Dong - Ophiopogonis Radix?

·nourishes the yin of the ST, SP, HT, LU
·clears heat
·quiets irritability

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What are the contraindications of Mai Men Dong Ophiopogonis Radix?

-loose stools from SP Def
-Turbid phlegm or thin mucus in the LU or ST
-early stages of wind-cold coughs

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What herb enters the HT, LU, ST channels?

Mai Men Dong - Ophiopogonis Radix

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What are the common properties of herbs that Stabilize and Bind?

Warm or Neutral
Sour, Astringent ***

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What channels do Herbs that Stabilize and Bind tend to enter?

LU
KI
LI
(LV, SP)

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What are the general contraindications for Herbs that Stabilize and Bind?

excess conditions, exterior pathogen condition, excess Xie Qi

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What is the Latin name for Shan Zhu Yu?

Cornii Fructus

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How do you spell the pinyin for Cornii Fructus?

Shan Zhu Yu

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To which category does Shan Zhu Yu - Cornii Fructus belong?

Herbs that Stabilize and Bind

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Which channels does Shan Zhu Yu - Cornii Fructus enter?

KI
LV

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What are the properties of Shan Zhu Yu - Cornii Fructus?

Sour
Slightly Warm

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What is the common dosage range for Shan Zhu Yu - Cornii Fructus?

6-12g

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What are the key characteristics of Shan Zhu Yu - Cornii Fructus?

·augments the LV and KI
·secures the primal qi
·prevents abandonment (loss of body substances)

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What are the contraindications of Shan Zhu Yu - Cornii Fructus?

with urinary pain and difficulty
where there is damp heat

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What herb enters the KI and LV?

Shan Zhu Yu - Cornii Fructus

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What herb is used when sweating has been mistakenly induced as a treatment?

Shan Zhu Yu - Cornii Fructus