Herbs that invigorate Blood and Transform Stasis

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Herbs II Quiz 11 - Promote Blood, Relieve Stagnation

Yu Jin

The herb that can promote flow of blood to stop pain and relieve stagnation of liver qi

Jiang Huang

The herb that can break up stagnated blood and treat arthralgia

E Zhu

The herb that can break up stagnated blood and promote flow of qi to relieve pain, used to treat amenorrhea, abdominal pain and masses

San Leng

The herb similar to E Zhu but with a stronger effect of breaking up stagnated blood

Dan Shen

The herb that can promote flow of blood and nourish blood to calm spirit

Yi Mu Cao

The herb meaning benefiting the mother

Ji Xue Teng

The herb for both Blood stasis AND Blood deficiency, it can promote flow of blood, nourish blood, relax tendons and collaterals, ie relax sinews and tendons

Tao Ren

The herb that can promote flow of blood and moisten intestine

Yu Jin

Which herb can treat turbid pathogen obstructing in the clear orifices in epidemic febrile disease?

Yu Jin*

*The herb that invigorates the blood and promotes flow of qi to clear blood stasis, eg pain due to Liver qi stagnation, gallbladder, jaundice

E Zhu and San Leng

For indigestion marked by fullness in the abdominal region, which of the herbs can be used?

Strong, weaker

Compared with E Zhu, San Leng is ____ at breaking up stagnated blood, and ____ at promoting flow of qi to relieve pain.

Vinegar

The effect of relieving pain will become stronger when San Leng and E Zhu are prepared with

Dan Shen

Which of the following herbs is slightly cold in nature?

Dan Shen

This herb can be used for carbuncles and functions to cool blood and remove stagnated blood?

Relieve edema

Apart from being a very important herb for female diseases, Yi Mu Cao can also

Ji Xue Teng

Irregular menstruation due to stagnation of blood, blood deficiency or both blood deficiency and stagnated blood

Tao Ren

Which herb can be used to treat lung abscess or intestinal abscess?

Ru Xiang

Which herb can cause the decoction to be turbid when used in decoction?

Yi Mu Cao and Wu Ling Zhi

Classic analgesics that promote blood and remove stasis

Dan Shen and Ji Xue Teng

Both of these herbs nourish and promote blood, commonly used for Blood stasis accompanied by Blood deficiency

Ru Xiang, Mo Yao, Xue Jie

Can be taken orally or topically for Blood stasis with swelling and pain from traumatic injury

Jiang Huang

Similar to E Zhu, but mainly acts on arms and shoulders; Blood stasis, dispel wind, alleviate pain; also toxic swelling, sores, carbuncles

Niu Xi

"Ox Knee" - Liver/Kid-knee deficiency-- to strengthen lower back and knees; tendons and bones; yin deficiency with heat signs, including toothache; traumatic injuries, INDUCE LABOR, amenorrhea; Liver Yang Rising

Ru Xiang moves Qi; Mo Yao moves blood

These two herbs are similar in moving blood and qi to relieve pain, and subduing swelling and generating tissue. What does each do more than the other?

Chuan Xiong

Which herb is said to be the herb for qi in blood?

Chuan Xiong

Which herb is the most important herb for headache?

Ru Xiang

Which herb has a good effect of moving blood to relieve pain and is often used together with Mo Yao?

Ru Xiang and Chuan Xiong

Which two herbs have the common functions of moving blood to relieve pain and subdue swelling and regenerate new tissues?

Ru Xiang and Chuan Xiong

Which herbs may make a decoction turbid and cause vomiting when used for a patient with a weak stomach?

Yan Hu Suo

Used for pain due to stagnated blood in the chest and abdomen and in the limbs has 45% of the effect of morphine

Yu Jin

The herb used mainly for stagnation of blood with stagnation of liver qi

Yu Jin

Can be used for turbid dampness confusing the mind

Yu Jin

Jaundice, epilepsy and epistaxis due to Liver Heat. (but not arm pain due to wind cold dampness)

Ding Xiang

The herb that Yu Jin is incompatible with

Yu Jin

This herb cannot break up stagnated blood

Jiang Huang

Can be used to treat arm pain due to wind cold dampness

E Zhu and San Leng

Two herbs used mainly for severe stagnation of both qi and blood marked by abdominal pain due to amenorrhea or abdominal mass.

San Leng

Compared with E Zhu, this herb is stronger in breaking up stagnated blood

Dan Shen and Ji Xue Teng

Two herbs that can both move and nourish blood to calm spirit

Dan Shen

Can be used for carbuncles by both cooling blood and dissipating stagnated blood

Dan Shen

Can be used for heat entering ying or blood level

Yi Mu Cao

A very important herb for stagnated blood in female disorders

Yi Mu Cao

Literally means "Benefiting Mother Herb"

Yi Mu Cao

Another function of this herb is to induce diuresis

Ji Xue Teng

This herb can nourish blood, move blood, and relax tendons and muscles.

Tao Ren

For stagnation of blood and internal abscess

Tao Ren

Moisten intestine to promote bowel movement

Wu Ling Zhi

Important herb for ALL KINDS OF PAIN due to stagnated blood

Wu Ling Zhi

Can also remove stagnated blood to stop bleeding

Niu Xi

Literally means "Ox Knee"

Niu Xi

Can induce blood to flow downard to treat hyperactivity of liver yang or difficult labor or dysmenorrhea

Niu Xi

weakness and soreness in the lower back and knee

Chuan Shan Jia

Activate blood flow to promote menstruation, promote milk secretion and subdue swelling and drain pus

Common function of herbs from insects Zhe Chong, Shui Zhi and Meng Chong

Break up stagnated blood, treat amenorrhea or abdominal mass due to blood stasis

Zhe Chong

Which herb can reunite tendons and bones

Meng Chong

Which herb from insects is strongest in moving blood and removing stagnated blood

Wang Bu Liu Xing

A non-toxic insect herb

Wang Bu Liu Xing

Insect herb that activates blood flow to promote menstruation, induce diuresis, promote milk secretion

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