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What is the Latin name for Jin Yin Hua?

Lonicerae Flos

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How do you spell the Pin Yin of Lonicerae Flos?

Jin Yin Hua

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What is the english interpretation of Jin Yin Hua - Lonicerae Flos?

Yellow White (Gold Silver) Flower - Honeysuckle

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What category does Jin Yin Hua - Lonicerae Flos belong to?

Clear Heat, Relieve Toxicity

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What channels does Jin Yin Hua - Lonicerae Flos enter?

LI
LU
ST

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What are the properties of Jin Yin Hua - Lonicerae Flos?

Sweet, Cold

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What is the common dosage range of Jin Yin Hua - Lonicerae Flos?

6-20g
smaller for exterior-wind conditions
larger for heat toxin and sores

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Key characteristics of Jin Yin Hua - Lonicerae Flos?

-disperses heat
-resolves toxicity
-cools the blood
-stops bleeding (if charred)

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What herb enters the LI, LU, ST?

Jin Yin Hua - Lonicerae Flos

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What is the Latin name for Lian Qiao?

Forsythiae Fructus

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How do you spell the pinyin for Forsythiae Fructus?

Lian Qiao

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What catergory does Lian Qiao belong to?

Clear Heat and Relieve Toxicity

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What channels does Lian Qiao - Forsythiae Fructus enter?

HT
LU
GB

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What are the properties of Lian Qiao - Forsythiae Fructus?

Bitter, Slightly Acrid, Slightly Cold

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What is the common dosage range of Lian Qiao - Forsythiae Fructus?

6-15g

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What are the key characteristics os Lian Qiao - Forsythiae Fructus?

-cools and vents heat, particularly in the Heart and Upper Burner
-resolves toxicity
-disperses clumps

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What are the contraindications of Lian Qiao - Forsythiae Fructus?

within normal dosage range, no side effects expected

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What herb enters channels HT, LU, GB?

Lian Qiao - Forsythiae Fructus

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What is the action Yin Qiao San? and What is/are the chief herb(s)? The deputy?

-Honeysuckle & Forsythia Decoction
-Disperses wind-heat, clears heat and resolves toxicity
-2 Chiefs: Jin Yin Hua & Lian Qiao
-Deputy: Bo He

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What is the Latin name for Qing Hao?

Artemisiae Annuae Herba

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How do you spell the pinyin for Artemisiae Annuae Herba?

Qing Hao

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What is the english for Qing Hao - Artemisiae Annuae Herba?

sweet wormwood

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To what category does Qing Hao - Artemisiae Annuae Herba belong?

Clear Heat from Deficiency

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What channels does Qing Hao - Artemisiae Annuae Herba enter?

KI
LV
GB

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What are the properties of Qing Hao - Artemisiae Annuae Herba?

Bitter, Cold

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What is the common dosage range for Qing Hao - Artemisiae Annuae Herba?

6-12g

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What are the special cooking instructions for Qing Hao - Artemisiae Annuae Herba?

do not cook for too long

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What are the key characteristics of Qing Hao - Artemisiae Annuae Herba?

Clears all types of yin level heat without injuring the qi, blood or yin.

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What are the contraindications of Qing Hao - Artemisiae Annuae Herba?

those with weak digestion or watery diarrhea

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What herbs enters the KI, LV and GB?

Qing Hao - Artemisiae Annuae Herba

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What is the Latin name for Da Huang?

Rhei Radix et Rhizoma

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How do you spell the pinyin for Rhei Radix et Rhizoma?

Da Huang

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What is the english for Da Huang - Rhei Radix et Rhizoma?

Rhubarb Root

Da = big
Huang = yellow

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To what category does Da Huang - Rhei Radix et Rhizoma belong?

Downward Draining - Purgatives

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What channels does Da Huang - Rhei Radix et Rhizoma enter?

HT
LI
LV
ST

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What are the properties of Da Huang - Rhei Radix et Rhizoma?

bitter, cold

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What is the common dosage range of Da Huang - Rhei Radix et Rhizoma?

3-15g, internally

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What are the special cooking instructions for Da Huang - Rhei Radix et Rhizoma?

add at end of decocting for purgative effect.
Longer cooking time - will cool blood

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What are the key characteristics of Da huang - Rhei Radix et Rhizoma?

-purges clumped heat in the intestines
-cools the blood
-removes blood stasis
-can stop bleeding, when charred

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What herb enters the HT, LV, LI, ST

Da Huang - Rhei Radix et Rhizoma

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What are the contraindications of Da Huang - Rhei Radix et Rhizoma?

-weak stomach (can damage ST)
-qi & blood deficiency if no significant accumulations of blood stasis
-use with great caution during menstruation, pregnancy, lactation

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What is the chief herb and actions of Da Cheng Qi Tang?

-Major Order the Qi Decoction
-Chief: Da Huang
-Actions: vigorously purges heat accumulation
-Representative Formula for the Yang Ming Organ Pattern

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What is the latin for Huo Ma Ren (Ma Zi Ren)?

Cannabis Semen

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How do you spell the pin yin for Cannabis Semen?

Huo Ma Ren

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What is the alternate pin yin for Huo Ma Ren - Cannabis Semen?

Ma Zi Ren

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To what category does Huo Ma Ren - Cannabis Semen belong?

Downward Draining - Moist Laxative

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What channels does Huo Ma Ren - Cannabis Semen enter?

LI
SP
ST

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What properties does Huo Ma Ren - Cannabis Semen have?

sweet, neutral

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What is the common dosage range for Huo Ma Ren - Cannabis Semen?

9-15g

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What are the preparation instructions for Huo Ma Ren - Cannabis Semen?

crush before decocting (to release oils)

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What are the key characteristics of Huo Ma Ren - Cannabis Semen?

-Enriches the yin fluids
-moistens the intestines
-Unblocks dry constipation

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What herb enters the LI, SP, ST channels?

Huo Ma Ren - Cannabis Semen

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What are the contraindications of Huo Ma Ren - Cannabis Semen?

excessive consumption can lead to nausea, vomiting and diarrhea

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What is the Latin for Gan Sui?

Kansui Radix

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How do you spell the pin yin for Kansui Radix?

Gan Sui

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To what category does Gan Sui - Kansui Radix belong?

Downward Draining - Harsh Expellent

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What channels does Gan Sui - Kansui Radix enter?

KI
LI
LU

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What are the properties of Gan Sui - Kansui Radix?

bitter, sweet, cold, TOXIC

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What is the common dosage range for Gan Sui - Kansui Radix?

.5-1.5g
TOXIC

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What are the preparation instructions for Gan Sui - Kansui Radix?

no decoction, use pills or powder

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What are the key characteristics of Gan Sui - Kansui Radix?

drives pathogenic water downward

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What herb enters the KI, LI, LU?

Gan Sui - Kansui Radix

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What are the contraindications of Gan Sui - Kansui Radix?

TOXIC SUBSTANCE should only be used for ascites or other excess type disorders, and then only for a short time. Contraindicated for pregnancy.

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All downward draining herbs are contraindicated in:

-pregnancy
-during menses
-prolapse
-Qi and Yang deficiency