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5 Matching questions

  1. What happens when dry frying with salt?
  2. What kind of herb is Fu Zi (Rx. Aconite)?
  3. For most dry plant matter what is the best proof of alcohol to use?
  4. Cold limbs, edema, fatigue, frequent urination, incontinence, impotence, infertility, pulse is faint and feebile and tongue is pale, swollen with teeth marks are symptoms of what?
  5. What is the nature and function of Wei Ling Xian (Rx. Clematidis)?
  1. a 80 proof (like vodka or rum)
  2. b Nature: pungent, salty and warm
    function: unblocks the channels, relieves pain, and dispels wind/cold/damp; dissolves fish bones in throat
  3. c interior warming herb (always comes prepared never prepared by self, highly toxic)
  4. d directs action of herb to kidney
  5. e deficiency cold caused by yang deficiency.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. pain with burning sensation, redness and swelling of joints, impaired movement and pain is relieved by cold; tx clear heat, dispel wind, and resove damp
  2. one hour after a meal
  3. an extraction of herbal ingredients using a solvent
  4. numbness and fixed pain in joint with swelling and difficulty stretching; tx involves transforming damp and strengthening spleen
  5. Cold Bi (the pain is severe and aching)

5 True/False questions

  1. What is considered the strongest method of delivering herbs?salt, honey, vinegar, wine, ginger


  2. How is the ratio of herb to solvent determined?cooked over a low to medium flame for whole time.


  3. Wei Ling Xian (Rx. Clematidis)?by combining herb powder with a binding agent like honey


  4. What are the solvents that can be used in tinctures?Alcohol


  5. 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?nature: pungent and warm
    taken as a tonic (alcohol inproves circulation of qi and blood)