5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Aromatic dampness resolving herbs are cooked for how long?
- How do you prepare a tincture?
- Pills (Wan) are made how?
- How does one take a powder (San)?
- What are cinnamon sticks good for?
- a No longer than 10 min
- b warming body and re-ignites ming men fire.
- c about 1 spoonful, add water and drink.
- 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 by combining herb powder with a binding agent like honey
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Cold Bi (the pain is severe and aching)
- severe fixed pain made worse by cold and relieved by heat; joints are cold to touch; tx involves warming meridians and dispelling wind/cold/damp.
- place herbs into pot, cover with water ( if boiling for 30 min or longer add more water about an inch above), after water boils vigorously turn to simmer, stir frequently, after simmer for allotted time strain and drink.
- dissolve 3lbs of brown sugar in a pint of boiling water and boil to thick. (there're 2 other ways too)
- warm the interior and dispel cold
5 True/False Questions
What happens when dry frying with salt? → helps herb alleviate pain, clear blockage from channels and collaterals, and dispel wind.
Pale face, nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, epigastric and abdominal pain, patient prefers heat, no appetite, aching limbs, pulse is tense and tongue has white coat are symptoms of what? → excess cold that invades the middle jiao disrupting T&T in stomach and spleen.
What are some problems with raw herbs? → warming body and re-ignites ming men fire.
What kind of herb is Fu Zi (Rx. Aconite)? → Nature: pungent and hot
Functions: warms the spleen and kidney yang; warms the channels and dispels cold. (powerful pain reliever & tx for chronic diarrhea)
Interior warming herbs warm the yang by strengthening what? → kidney fire