WarmAcridExtHERBS

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WarmAcridExtHERBS
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2011-09-29 15:10:08
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Herbs Exterior Warm Acrid
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Warm Acrid Herbs that Release Exterior
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  1. Ma Huang- Ephedra Stem
    1. Taste: Acrid, Slightly Bitter
    2. Temp: Warm
    3. Channels: UB, LU
    4. Grown: Sandy, Dry Meadow, Stony Hill
    5. Functions:
    (Ma Huang for Upper Part Body)
    • a. Release Exterior & Disperse Cold. Used for Tai
    • Yang condition, esp for Wind-Cold Exterior Excess.
    • b. Facilitates mvmt of LU Qi, Calms Wheezing, & Stops Coughing. Promotes Urination & Disperses Cold Pathogen.
  2. Gui Zhi- Cinnamon Twig
    1. Taste: Acrid, Sweet
    2. Temp: Warm
    3. Channels: HT, LU, UB
    4. Grown: South & Warm Areas
    5. Functions:
    • a. Releases Exterior & Assists Yang.
    • b. Used for Exterior Cold fr Def Patterns where Sweating occurs s Improvement in Pt Condition.
    • c. Warms & Unblocks Channels & Collaterals.
    • d. Warms Yang & Transforms Thin Mucus: Used for Lack of Transformation of Fluids 2’ Yang Def.
    • e. Warms & Facilitates flow of Yang Qi in Chest.
    • Warms Channels, Vss, & Collaterals: Used for Painful Obstruction & Warming Bld Vss to Remove
    • Stag & Regulating Menses.
  3. Zi Su Ye- Perilla Leaf
    1. Taste: Acrid, Aromatic
    2. Temp: Warm
    3. Channels: LU, SP
    4. Functions:
    • a. Releases Exterior & Disperses Cold: Used for
    • Wind-Cold Dampness Condition.
    • b. Promotes Mvmt of Qi & Expands Chest: Used for Chronic ST/SP Qi Stagnation.
    • c. Resolves Seafood Poisoning. Use during Pregnancy: Used for Dampness Obstruction in Middle Jiao.
  4. Jing Je- Schizonepta Stem or Bud
    1. Taste: Acrid
    2. Temp: Slightly Warm
    3. Channels: LU, LR
    4. Functions:
    • a. Vents Rashes & Alleviates Itching: Used for Wind-Cold Attack.
    • b. Releases Exterior & Dispels Wind: Used for Wind-Cold or Wind-Heat Attack.
    • c. Stops Bleeding when Charred.
    • 5. CI: Fully Erupted Measles or Open Sores.
    • 6. Dosage: 3-9g
  5. Fang Feng- Saposhnikovia Root
    1. Taste: Sweet, Acrid
    2. Temp: Slightly Warm
    3. Channels: BL, LR, SP
    4. Functions:
    • a. Expels Wind & Relieves Spasms: Used for External Wind-Cold; Internal Wind; Intestinal Wind 2’ Imbalance btw LR & SP.
    • b. Expels Wind-Damp & Alleviates Pain: Used for Exterior Wind-Damp Bi-Syndrome when Combined
    • c Qiang Huo. Releases Exterior & Expels Wind.
  6. Qiang Huo- Notopterygium Root
    1. Taste: Acrid, Bitter, Aromatic
    2. Temp: Warm
    3. Channels: BL, KD
    4. Functions:
    • a. Guides Qi to the Tai Yang & Du Channel
    • b. Unblocks Painful Obstruction & Alleviates Pain:
    • Used for Wind-Cold-Damp Bi-Syndrome esp for Upper Part of Body & Upper Limbs. Releases Exterior & Disperses Cold.
  7. Gao Ben- Chinese Lovage Root
    1. Taste: Acrid
    2. Temp: Warm
    3. Channels: BL, DU
    4. Functions:
    • a. Discharges Exterior Condition & Disperses Cold: Used for Exterior Wind-Cold Attack.
    • b. Dispels Wind, Overcomes Dampness, & Alleviates Pain: Used for Exterior Wind-Cold-Damp Bi-Synd.
    • 5. CI: H/A fr Bld Def or Heat Pattern.
    • 6. Dosage: 3-9g
  8. Xi Xin- Asarum
    1. Taste: Acrid
    2. Temp: Warm
    3. Channels: LU, HT, KI
    4. Functions:
    • a. Unblocking & Facilitating the Orifices: Used for
    • Clearing Orifices of the Head.
    • b. Dispels Wind, Disperses Cold, & Relieves Pain:
    • Used for Wind-Cold Conditions.
    • c. Warms the LU & Transforms Thin Mucus: Used for Exterior Wind-Cold c Congested Fluids.
  9. Bai Zhi- Dahurian Angelica Root
    1. Taste: Acrid
    2. Temp: Warm
    3. Channels: LU, ST, SP
    4. Functions:
    • a. Expels Wind, Eliminates Damp, Unblocks Nasal Passages, & Alleviates Pain: Used for Wind Invading Yang Ming Channels of Head.
    • b. Reduces Swelling & Expels Pus: Used for Early Stage of Superficial Sores & Carbuncles.
    • c. Expels Damp & Alleviates Discharge: Used
    • for Cold-Damp or Damp-Heat in Lower Jiao.
  10. Cang Er Zi- Xanthium Fruit
    1. Taste: Bitter, Sweet
    2. Temp: Warm, Toxic
    3. Channels: LU
    4. Functions:
    • a. Disperses Wind-Damp & Opens Nasal Passages:
    • Used for any nasal or sinus problem when Combined c Xin Yi & Bai Zhu (Can Er Zi San).
    • b. Dispels Exterior Wind.
    • c. Disperses Wind & Expels Damp: Used for Wind-Damp Bi-Synd or Skin Disorders c Itching.
  11. Xin Yi (Hua)- Magnolia Flower
    1. Taste: Acrid
    2. Temp: Warm
    3. Channels: LU, ST
    4. Functions:
    • a. Expels Wind-Cold & Unblocks Nasal Passages: Used for Nasal Obstruction or Congestion.
    • 5. CI: Yin Deficiency Heat
    • 6. Dosage: 3-9g; placed in cheese-cloth bag prior to decocting because the flowers have small hair which can be irritating.
  12. E Bu Shi Cao- Small Centipeda Herb
    1. Taste: Acrid
    2. Temp: Slightly Warm
    3. Channels: LU
    4. Functions:
    • a. Disperses Wind-Cold & Unblocks Nasal Passages
    • b. Disperses Pathogens, Resolves Toxicity, & Reduces Swelling: Used for Toxic & Traumatic Swelling.
    • 5. CI: Gastric Prob- Peptic Ulcers, Gastritis.
    • 6. Dosage: 6-9g
  13. Sheng Jiang- Fresh Ginger Rhizome
    1. Taste: Acrid
    2. Temp: Slightly Warm
    3. Channels: LU, HT, KI
    4. Functions:
    • a. Warms Middle Jiao; Alleviates Vomiting: Used for Cold in ST; Used for Adjusting Wei Qi & Ying Qi when Sweat s Improvement in Condition.
    • b. Induce Sweating, Releases Exterior & Disperses Cold.
    • c. Warms LU & Stops Cough.
    • d. Resolves Toxicity: Used for Seafood Poisoning; Used for Resolving Toxicity of other Herbs.
  14. Cong Bai- Scallion
    1. Taste: Acrid
    2. Temp: Warm
    3. Channels: LU, ST
    4. Functions:
    • a. Releases Exterior & Induces Sweating: Used for
    • Very Early Stage Exterior Wind-Cold.
    • b. Disperses Cold & Unblocks Yang.
    • c. Resolves Toxicity & Disperses Clumps.
    • 5.CI: Profuse Sweating 2’ Exterior Deficiency.
    • 6. Dosage: 3-9g
  15. Xiang Ru- Mosla
    1. Taste: Acrid, Aromatic
    2. Temp: Slightly Warm
    3. Channels: LU, ST
    4. Functions:
    • a. Releases Exterior & Induces Sweating: Used for
    • Summer-Heat or Wind-Cold Damp.
    • b. Promotes Urination & Reduces Swelling.
    • 5. CI: Profuse Sweating fr Exterior Deficiency.
    • 6. Dosage: 3-9g
  16. Xi He Liu- Tamarisk Stems & Leaves
    1. Taste: Acrid, Sweet
    2. Temp: Warm
    3. Channels: LU, ST, HT
    4. Functions:
    • a. Induces Sweating & Vents Rashes
    • 5. CI: Fully Erupted Measles; Cases of Deficiency c Profuse Sweating.
    • 6. Dosage: 3-9g

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