Bitter, Sweet, Sour, Acrid, Salty
What are the five tastes?
Aromatic is a taste true/false
What taste moves qi, blood, and releases the exterior.
Bitter herbs are good for______dampness and ______heat. Bitter herbs do not drain damp. They also do not promote urination. Bitter herbs tend to go downward. This is not a function, it is nature.
Out of the 5 tastes or flavors, what category of these herbs tend to go upward?
Salty herbs are good for_______masses and accumulations. Some salty herbs come from animals.
Sour herbs are _________; stop leakage disorder.
Bland (tasteless) is not one of the five flavors; it is similar to _____
Astringent is not part of the five flavors; it is similar to _____
Up, In, Down
Up, down, in or out are the directions of the herb functions. Acrid and sweet tend to go ______ and ________ but bitter herbs tend to go ___________.
Physical weight (how heavy). Heavy herbs tend to go_____ (i.e. - bones or minerals, bark or seeds) .Light herbs tend to go________ (i.e. - plants, flowers, and leaves).
Chemically toxic herbs may not be ok for pregnancy but herbs that Strongly move _____ and ____ should not be used at all.
There are _____incompatible herbs. These combinations could cause very bad results or death.
Quarter / Third / Half
Under 2 years old use a ______ of an adult dosage. 2-6 use a _______ 6-12 use ______
Fresh herbs usually require______ times the regular dosage.
Herbs for relieving wind cold invasion should promote ________.
With a patient who has yin and blood deficiency, one should not promote__________ when the patient has a wind cold invasion. If you have to, do it with caution.
Ma Huang treats "______ water" edema.
Dark purple ring on the gums in children would be due to what kind of poisoning?
Wind / Heat / Dampness
Rash is caused by ____ heat. Boils by _____ toxicity. Fungus by ______
Acne is caused by what kind of heat?
________ invasion moves fast; spreads fast
Standard herb dose is __-10 grams
In order to use Jing Jie to stop bleeding, it must be ______