Materia Medica III

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Materia Medica III
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Invigorate the Blood & Transform Blood Stasis
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  1. Properties of Chuan Xiong:
    • Acrid
    • Warm
    • LV, GB, PC
    • 1. Circulate Qi & Blood 
    • 2. Dispel wind, alleviate P! --> HA related W-Cold, W-Heat, W-Damp; Bi syndrome
    • Blood vessel dialating effect in peripheral vessels (CAD)
    • Caution: only pts w/cold signs
  2. Chuan Xiong
  3. Properties of Dan Shen:
    • Bitter
    • Sl. cold
    • HT, PC, LV
    • 1. Invigorate blood & transform blood stasis: abd masses
    • 2. Cool the blood, reduce swelling: sores, boils, ulcers
    • 3. Warm-febrile dx in stage 3 (Ying level) --> use as shen calmer
    • Incompatible: Li Lu
  4. Dan Shen
  5. Properties of Chi Shao:
    • Sour, Bitter
    • Sl. Cold
    • LV, SP
    • 1. Invigorate blood & transform blood stasis 
    • 2. Cool the blood, reduce swelling: sores, boils, ulcers
    • 3. Warm-febrile dx in last (blood) level: stop bleeding w/LV wind
    • Incompatible: Li Lu
  6. Chi Shao
  7. Properties of Tao Ren:
    • Bitter, sweet
    • Neutral
    • HT, LI, LU, LV
    • 1. Invigorate blood, transform blood stasis --> dysmenorrhea, bruises, abd masses
    • 2. LU/LI abscess (constipation)
    • Contraindication: pregnancy, menstruation or bleeding
  8. Properties of Hang Hua:
    • Acrid
    • Warm
    • HT,LV
    • 1. Invigorate blood, transform blood stasis --> dysmenorrhea, bruises, abd masses
    • 2. Alleviate P! --> stronger than Tao Ren
    • Contraindication: pregnancy, menstruation or bleeding
  9. Tao Ren
  10. Hong Hua
  11. Properties of E Zhu:
    • Bitter, acrid
    • Warm
    • LV, SP
    • *Anti-neoplastic effect*
    • 1. Breaking up blood stasis (an aggressive blood mover) --> abd masses, tumors, cancer
    • 2. Promote Qi flow, break-up Qi stagnation (severe case of food stagnation)
    • Contraindication --> pregnancy, menstruation, bleeding
  12. Properties of San Leng:
    • Bitter, Acrid
    • Neutral
    • LV, SP
    • 1. Breaking up blood stasis (an aggressive blood mover) --> abd masses, tumors, cancer
    • 2. Promote Qi flow, break-up Qi stagnation (severe case of food stagnation)
    • Contraindication --> pregnancy, menstruation, bleeding
  13. E Zhu
  14. San Leng
  15. Properties of Ru Xiang:
    • Acrid, Bitter
    • Warm
    • HT, LV, SP
    • *NO decoction because:
    • (1) very bitter
    • (2) dry tree sap --> use powder form or apply topically

    • Traumatic injury, bone fraction, sprain/strain
    • Contraindication --> pregnancy, menstruation, bleeding
  16. Properties of Mo Yao:
    • Bitter
    • Neutral
    • HT, LV, SP
    • *NO decoction because:
    • (1) very bitter
    • (2) dry tree sap --> use powder form or apply topically
    • Traumatic injury, bone fraction, sprain/strain
    • Contraindication --> pregnancy, menstruation, bleeding
  17. Ru Xiang
  18. Mo Yao
  19. Properties of Ze Lan:
    • Aromatic, Bitter, Acrid
    • Sl. Warm
    • LV, SP
    • 1. Transform blood stasis
    • 2. Promote urination, reduce edema --> blood stasis related edema/water retention (LV cirrhosis w/ascites, KD failure related water retention)
    • Contraindications --> pregnancy, menstruation, bleeding
  20. Properties of Yi Mu Cao:
    • Acrid, Bitter
    • Sl. Cold
    • HT, LV, UB
    • 1. Transform blood stasis. Used to regulate menstruation; delayed menstruation (uterine fibroids)
    • 2. Promote urination, reduce edema --> blood stasis related edema/water retention (LV cirrhosis w/ascites, KD failure related water retention)
    • Contraindications --> pregnancy, menstruation, bleeding
  21. Ze Lan
  22. Yi Mu Cao
  23. Properties of Yan Hu Suo:
    • Acrid, Bitter
    • Warm
    • HT, LV, LU, ST
    • 1. Herbal anelgesics --> P! caused by blood stasis (stronger than Wu Ling Zhi)
    • *Powder form --> strong painkiller effect (1% strength of opium; 40% morphin w/ alcohol form.
  24. Properties of Wu Ling Zhi:
    • Bitter, Sweet
    • Warm
    • LV, SP
    • 1. Herbal anelgesics --> P! caused by blood stasis (not as strong as Yan Hu Suo)
  25. Yan Hu Suo
  26. Wu Ling Zhi
  27. Properties of Yu Jin:
    • Acrid, Bitter
    • Cool
    • HT, LU, LV
    • 1. Transform blood stasis by soothing the Qi --> abd mass in hypochondriac region
    • 2. Clear heat from HT to Calm the Spirit --> clear damp-heat, or dampness misting heart orifices
    • 3. Transform damp-heat, Eliminate jaundice (benefit the GB)
    • *Incompatible herb --> Ding Xiang
  28. Yu Jin
  29. Properties of Chuan Niu Xi:
    • Sweet, Bitter
    • Neutral
    • LV, KD
    • 1. Transform blood stasis
    • 2. Guide blood movement downward --> heat related bleeding at upper part of body causing blood move recklessly (Yin deficiency/Yang raising)
    • Contraindicated --> pregnancy, menstruation, lower part bleeding
  30. Properties of Huai Niu Xi:
    • Bitter, Sour
    • Neutral
    • LV, KD
    • 1. Tonify KD & LV --> strengthen sinews, back and knees
    • 2. Guide blood movement downward --> heat related bleeding at upper part of body causing blood move recklessly (Yin deficiency/Yang raising)
    • Contraindicated --> pregnancy, menstruation, lower part bleeding
  31. Chuan Niu Xi
  32. Huai Niu Xi
  33. Properties of Ji Xue Teng:
    • Bitter, Sweet
    • Warm
    • LV
    • 1. Transform blood stasis & Alleviate P! in extremitiesBlood def related limb P!
    • (post-partum general body ache)
    • Dosage: 30 grams
  34. Properties of Jiang Huang?
    • Acrid, bitter
    • Warm
    • 1. Transform blood stasis & Alleviate P! in extremities: wind-cold related upper extremities (shoulder & elbow P!)
    • EX: frozen shoulder, carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia
  35. Ji Xue Teng (real one)
  36. Jiang Huang
  37. Properties of Wang Bu Liu Xing:
    • Bitter
    • Neutral
    • LV, ST
    • *Mild blood activator herb
    • 1. Invigorate the blood
    • 2. Promote lactation --> insufficient lactation in post-partum
  38. Wang Bu Liu Xing
  39. Which herb helps to promote lactation?
    Wang Bu Liu Xing
  40. Which herb dilates peripheral blood vessel for CAD?
    Chuan Xiong
  41. Which herb dispel wind, alleviate P! for headaches and bi syndrome?
    Chuan Xiong
  42. Which herbs cool the blood, reduce swellings (sores, boils, abscess, ulcers)?
    • Dan Shen
    • Chi Shao
  43. Which herb is good for 3rd stage (ying level) of warm-febrile diseases?
    Dan Shen
  44. Which herb is good for warm-febrile diseases in last (blood) level?
    Chi Shao
  45. Which herbs are incompatible with Li Lu?
    • Dan Shen
    • Chi Shao
  46. Which herb is good for LU or LI abscesses (constipation)?
    Tao Ren
  47. Which herbs are good for aggressively moving blood for abd masses, tumors and cancer?
    • E Zhu
    • San Leng
  48. Which herb has a neo-plastic effect?
    E Zhu
  49. Which herbs is used in a powder form or apply topically only (not decoct)?
    • Ru Xiang
    • Mo Yao
  50. Which herbs are good for traumatic injuries, bone fractures and sprain/strain?
    • Ru Xiang
    • Mo Yao
  51. Which herb is better at regulating menstruation esp. delayed menstruation and for uterine fibroids: Yi Mu Cao or Ze Lan
    Yi Mu Cao 
  52. Which herbs promote urination and reduce edema (blood stasis related edema/water retention)?
    • Ze Lan
    • Yi Mu Cao
  53. Which herbs are good to treat pain caused by blood stasis?
    • Yan Hu Suo
    • Wu Ling Zhi
  54. Which is stronger at treating pain: Yan Hu Suo or Wu Ling Zhi?
    Yan Hu Suo
  55. Which herb clears heat from the HT to calm the spirit?
    Yu Jin
  56. Which herb transforms damp-heat to eliminate jaundice?
    Yu Jin
  57. Which herb is incompatible with Ding Xiang?
    Yu Jin
  58. Which herb tonify KD and LV to strengthen the sinews, back and knees?
    Huai Niu Xi
  59. Which herbs guide blood downward?
    • Chuan Niu Xi 
    • Huai Niu Xi
  60. Which herb is good for blood stasis & deficiency related limb pain?
    Ji Xue Teng
  61. Which herb is good for W-C related upper extremity pain?
    Jiang Huang

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