5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What is the nature of antirheumatic herbs and how are they taken?
- How do you prepare a tincture?
- What kind of herb is Fu Zi (Rx. Aconite)?
- 1 Jin is equal to?
- Antirheumatics treat what?
- a pain, numbness, swollen joints, heavy sensation of 4 limbs, and difficulty bending and stretching (Bi syndrome)
- b nature: pungent and warm
taken as a tonic (alcohol inproves circulation of qi and blood)
- c interior warming herb (always comes prepared never prepared by self, highly toxic)
- d put herbs into a glass container, slowly cover herbs with solvent entirely, add an inch or 2 more solvent, seal jar tightly and store in dark place, shake jar daily, when ready pour thru cheesecloth into dark tincutre bottle, squeeze herbs till last drop store with label and lid.
- e 16 Liang
5 Multiple choice questions
- warming body and re-ignites ming men fire.
- Nature: pungent, salty and warm
function: unblocks the channels, relieves pain, and dispels wind/cold/damp; dissolves fish bones in throat
- an extraction of herbal ingredients using a solvent
- 80 proof (like vodka or rum)
- Wind Bi (there will be migratory arthralgia where the pain tends to move around)
5 True/False questions
Often chinese herbs are dry fried for? → chronic issues (they are mild and slow in action)
What happens when dry frying with salt? → increases herbs tonifying and moistening effect
Why do we cover the herb completely with the solvent? → inconsistent due to where grown, cooking times can vary, can irritate patient stomach, storing can bring bugs and take space
How do you prepare a decoction? → dissolve 3lbs of brown sugar in a pint of boiling water and boil to thick. (there're 2 other ways too)
Antirheumatic herbs work on 3 levels of the body? (often Bi syndrome can affect more than one level) → yes