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What is the Latin name for Fu Ling?

Poria

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How do you spell the pinyin for Poria?

Fu Ling

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What category does Fu Ling-Poria belong to?

Drain Dampness

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What channels does Fu Ling - Poria enter?

KD
SP
LU
HT
(all the Fu Ling-Poria's enter these channels)

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What are the properties of Fu Ling - Poria?

Sweet, Bland, Neutral

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What is the common dosage range for Fu Ling - Poria?

9-15g

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What are the key characteristics of Fu Ling - Poria?

- Tonifies the Spleen
- Eliminates dampness
- Calms the Heart spirit

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What are the contraindications of Fu Ling - Poria?

Use with caution in those with:
- Yin deficiency
- Sunken Spleen qi
- Cold from deficiency with spermatorrhea

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What herb(s) enter channels KI, SP, LU, HT?

Fu Ling - Poria
Fu Ling Pi - Poria Cutis
Fu Shen - Poriae Scerotium Pararadicis
Chi Fu Ling - Poria Rubra

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What is the Latin name for Fu Ling Pi?

Poria Cutis

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How do you spell the pinyin for Poria Cutis?

Fu Ling Pi

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What are the properties of Fu Ling Pi - Poria Cutis?

Harmonious and Neutral

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What are the key characteristics of Fu Ling Pi - Poria Cutis?

- Promote urination and reduce edema without exhausting Qi
- Mobilizes the exterior to reduce subcutaneous edema

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What is the Latin name for Fu Shen?

Poriae Sclerotium Pararadicis

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How do you spell the pinyin for Poriae Sclerotium Pararadicis?

Fu Shen

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What is the key characteristic of Fu Shen - Poriae Sclerotium Pararadicis?

Spirit-calming effect

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What is the Latin name for Chi Fu Ling?

Poria Rubra

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How do you spell the pinyin for Poria Rubra?

Chi Fu Ling

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What is the key characteristic of Chi Fu Ling - Poria Rubra?

Drain heat and mobilize water

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Which of the 3 Fu Lings does this describe:
-enters Qi level
-more strongly tonifies
-better for enriching the HT and SP and calming the HT spirit

Fu Ling - Poria

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Which of the 3 Fu Lings does this describe:
-enters Xue/Blood level
-more facilitating
-better for eliminating water and dampness, esp. if assoc. w/ blood stasis

Chi Fu Ling - Poria Rubra

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Of the 3 Fu Lings, which is stronger to promote urination?

Fu Ling Pi - Poria Cutis

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Of the 3 Fu Lings, which is stronger to clear heat?

Chi Fu Ling - Poria Rubra

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Of the 3 Fu Lings, which is stronger to calm the spirit?

Fu Shen - Poriae Sclerotium Pararadicis

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What is the Latin name for Hou Po?

Magnoliae Officinalis Cortex

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How do you spell the pin yin for Magnoliae Officinalis Cortex?

Hou Po

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What catergory does Hou Po - Magnoliae Officinalis Cortex belong to?

Aromatic Transform Dampness

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What channels does Hou Po - Magnoliae Officinalis Cortex enter?

LU
ST
LI
SP
(Yang Ming, Tai Yin)

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What are the properties of Hou Po - Magnoliae Officinalis Cortex?

Bitter, Acrid, Warm

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What is the common dosage range for Hou Po - Magnoliae Officinalis Cortex?

3-9g

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What are the key characteristics of Hou Po - Magnoliae Officinalis Cortex?

- Regulates the Qi and directs it downward
- Disperse fullness
- Dries dampness
- Reduces phlegm

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What are the contraindications for Hou Po - Magnoliae Officinalis Cortex?

use with caution during pregnancy

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What herb enters the Tai Yin and Yang Ming channels?

Hou Po - Magnoliae Officinalis Cortex

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What is the Latin name for Du Huo?

Angelicae Pubescentis Radix

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How do you spell the pinyin for Angelicae Pubescentis Radix?

Du Huo

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What channels does Du Huo - Angelicae Pubescentis Radix enter?

KI
UB

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What are the properties of Du Huo - Pubescentis Radix?

Bitter, Acrid, Warm

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What category does Du Huo - Angelicae Pubescentis Radix belong to?

Dispel Wind Dampness

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what is the common dosage range for Du Huo - Angelicae Pubescentis Radix?

3-9g

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What are the key characteristics of Du Huo - Angelicae Pubescentis Radix

- treats painful obstruction in the lower body
- dispels lurking wind in the kidney channel

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What are the contraindications of Du Huo - Angelicae Pubescentis Radix?

- this substance is drying and readily injures the yin
- should be used with caution in those with yin or blood deficiency and should not be used in patients with internal wind

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What herb enters channels KI, UB?

Du Huo - Angelicae Pubescentis Radix

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What is the general taste for Herbs that Drain Dampness?

Bland

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T or F: Fu Ling, Fu Ling Pi, Fu Shen, and Chi Fu Ling all have the function to promote urination?

True
(because ALL Drain Dampness herbs promote urination)

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T or F: Herbs that Drain Dampness are best to address Edema & Thin Mucus.

True

(whereas Herbs that Cool, Transform Phlegm Heat and Herbs that Warm, Transform Phlegm Cold address phlegm & thick mucus)