This herb promotes urination (diuretic). It should not be used with yin deficiency, sunken SP qi or dryness. There could be damp-heat pouring down into the UB bladder (scanty, dark, painful urination, thirst, fever, etc.).
The Latin for this herb is: Poria. Name the Chinese.
FUNCTIONS: This herb in Latin is Poria and its category is Drain Dampness. (1) PROMOTES URINATION and LEACHES OUT DAMPNESS, (2) STRENGTHEN SPLEEN and HARMONIZE MIDDLE JIAO (3) Strengthen spleen and TRANSFORM PHLEGM, lung, stomach, dizziness, headache, palpitations, greasy tongue coating (4) QUIETS HEART and CALMS SPIRIT (palpitations and insomnia and irritability).
This taste leaches out dampness via urination. Name the taste:
This herb's tastes are bland, sweet and neutral. The Latin name for this herb is Poria. Name it in Chinese Pin Yin.
The most common formula used to spleen qi deficiency is Si Jun Zi Tang (4 Gentleman Decoction) which uses this key herb. Name the herb in Chinese Pin Yin.
This taste strengthens the spleen when using Fu Ling. Name the taste.
Er Chen Tang ( 2 cured decoction) has 3 herbs (Ban Xia, Chen Pi and Fu Ling) which are used to transform phlegm. Fu ling transforms phlegm and also fortifies the_________. Name this organ.
This herb calms the spirit. It is a fungus that grows closest to the root of this herb.
Fu Ling Pi
This herb drains dampness (diuretic) and is the outermost layer of the fungus from Poria. Name it in Chinese Pin Yin.
Chi Fu Ling
This herb clears damp-heat and is also known as the "red fu ling." It is the next layer under the fu ling pi.
If the patient is already dry (yin deficient), you don't want to use this herb. The Latin of this herb is: Poria. Name the Chinese in Pin Yin.
Aromatic Transform Dampness
This category is from dampness that encumbers the spleen (either internally contracted or externally generated). It is heavy and sticky. Fullness and distention of the abdomen and epigastrium are key signs of this category. The spleen descends (causing distention and diarrhea) and the stomach ascends (causing nausea and vomiting). The pulse would be slippery. They regulate qi of the middle burner and help the T&T of the spleen.
This "taste" transforms dampness.
Dampness is a replete pathogen. (T / F)
One of the top herbs for treating retention in the middle burner and strongly promotes the movement of qi or "cracks" the qi. It also transforms dampness. The Latin is: Magnoliae Cortex. Name this in Chinese Pin Yin.
FUNCTIONS: This herb has 3 main functions: (1) warm and promotes the movement of qi in the middle jiao (2) MOVES QI DOWNWARD, dries dampness and TRANSFORMS PHLEGM for phlegm obstructing the middle jiao affecting qi dynamic, distention, fullness, nausea, diarrhea, greasy tongue coating (3) goes to the lung (coughing up of thick, white sputum, wheezing). This herb is acrid and aromatic. The Latin of this herb is: Magnoliae Cortex. Name it in Chinese Pin Yin.
Dispel Wind Dampness
This category is also known as bi-syndrome (painful obstruction and impediment). It is obstruction of the collaterals in the channels by wind, damp and cold that causes pain and swelling. The wind dampness in the muscles, sinews and the joints lodges there. The syndrome is caused by an invasion of wind dampness and cold that obstructs the meridians and causes pain. There are (4) types of bi: wind, damp, cold and heat.
(4) separate types of bi-syndome: wind, damp, cold, heat. The one that is most dominant gets the name. For example, a painful obstruction dominated by wind would be_______bi syndrome.
Fixed, lingering pain accompanied by a heavy or numb sensation. The pain and swelling worsen during humid and cold weather. is what kind of bi syndrome? The Chinese name for this workd is Zhuo
This bi syndrome is from_____ bi (Tong). It is characterized by severe, cramping pain that might be slightly alleviated by the application of warmth. This one would be worse in cold weather.
This bi would have redness, swelling, pain, fever and thirst, and burning sensations. This bi is a development from the wind, dampness and cold. The body's resistance could create this, or stagnation caused by wind, dampness and cold that leads to heat. Name this kind of bi.
The Latin for this herb is: Angelica Pubescentis Radix. Name the Chinese Pin Yin. All "angelicas" treat pain (analgesics).
FUNCTIONS: This herb deals more with the lower body for lower body wind cold damp bi-syndrome (most concentrated at the LOWER BACK, LEGS and KNEES). The latin with this name is: Angelica Pubescentis Radix. (1) DISPELS WIND-DAMPNESS and ALLEVIATES pain, (2)DISPERSES WIND-COLD-DAMP and RELEASES EXTERIOR.
The contraindications for this herb are if the patient is yin or blood deficient or is suffering from internal wind (only used for external wind). The Latin of this herb is Angelica Pubescentis Radix. Name this herb in Chinese Pin Yin.
This category is used for when the qi is not moving (qi zhi). Any decrease in normal activity of qi causes this. It causes pain and DISTENTION AND FULLNESS. It is not fixed, severe or stabbing, but is DISTENDING AND FULL -- which means it can move. Discomfort with qi stagnation can be relieved by belching, flatulence or moving the stool or vomiting temporarily. The distention will usually be greater than the pain. Sighing can also relieve qi stagnation temporarily.
Gan Qi Yu
This is "Liver Qi Stagnation" caused by being hold back. Name it in Chinese Pin Yin.
Qi stagnation in the middle burner (digestive pain, epigastric pain, gas, belching, acid regurgitation, nausea, vomit, diarrhea, loss of appetite) are all from ______stagnation in the middle burner.
This kind of______stagnation is in the lung. (shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, dyspnea, stifling sensation in the chest and coughing and wheezing.
This is tangerine peal. The Latin is Citri Pericarpium. Name the Chinese Pin Yin.
FUNCTIONS: This herb in Latin is: Citri Pericarpium. The category is Regulates Qi (1) REGULATES QI , ADJUSTS the MIDDLE, & RELIEVES DIAPHRAM for stomach or spleen and qi stagnation patterns w/ epigastric or abdominal distention, fullness, bloating, belching, nausea, vomiting. Moves qi generally and especially downward (2) DRIES DAMPNESS AND TRANSFORMS PHLEGM lung, cough, copious white sputum, stifling sensation in chest, middle jiao damp, abdominal distention, loss of appetite, loose stool, fatigue (3) PREVENTS STAGNATION