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LV-constrained qi, LU-leading to loss of dissemination & descending, SP & ST-middle jiao dampness
List the 3 major areas of qi stagnation differentiated to according organs involved.
body fluids, essence, blood, organs (uterus, rectum-from prolapse)
Herbs that stabilize & bind primarily astringe what?
clear heat resolve toxicity
What category treats purulent infections (bacterial & viral) sores, swellings & abcesses?
relieve food stagnation
Which category best treats abdominal distention & fullness, belching with a rotten smell, acid regurgitation & aversion to food?
dispel wind damp
Which category treats pain & numbness in the joints & muscles and may also tonify the liver & kidneys?
aromatic transform dampness
Which category best treats signs of distended and full abdomen, nausea, vomit, absence of thirst, loss of appetite, diarrhea, body aches & greasy tongue coat?
Which category treats loss of appetite, abdominal distention or pain, loose stools, fatigue & weak extremities?
nourish heart calm spirit
Which category best treats insomnia, palpitations with anxiety, forgetfulness & a pale face?
aromatic substances that open the orifices
Which category treats delirium, stupor, convulsions & seizures?
downward draining herbs (purgatives, harsh expellants)
Which category treats ascites & pleurisy & constipation due to stagnation of fluids?
extinguish wind stop tremors
Which category best treats headache, dizziness, blurred vision, tinnitus, irritability & muscle twitches?
anchor settle & calm spirit
Which category BEST treats anxiety, palpitations, insomnia, emotional distress agitation with FLUSHED FACE?
nourish heart calm spirit and anchor, settle, calm spirit
Which 2 categories GENERALLY treat anxiety, palpitations, insomnia, emotional distress & agitation?
warm interior expel cold
Which category treats cold extremities; profuse sweating; watery stool; minute, deep pulse or cold extremities; fear of cold; lack of thirst; loose stool; pallid complexion; slow pulse?
vomiting blood, nosebleed, blood stasis, trauma (external), uterine, damp heat
What types of bleeding to hemostatic herbs stop?
LV - constrained, LU - leading to loss of dissemination & descending, SP & ST - digestive issues; regulate qi
Name the 3 major areas of qi stagnation differentiated according to organs involved and the category that would treat them.
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