MM4 Herbs that Expel Parasites

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  1. What are the clinical manifestations of having parasites?
    • para-umbilical pain
    • vomiting
    • indigestion
    • sallow complexion
  2. To increase the activity of these herbs. The patient should take them:

    a) full stomach
    b) after meal
    c) empty stomach
    d) before meal
    Empty stomach
  3. What are the characteristics of Shi Jun Zi? (1*)
    • Sweet
    • Warm
    • SP, ST
  4. What are the characteristics of Ku Lian Gen Pi? (2*)
    • Bitter
    • Cold
    • Toxic
    • LV, SP, ST
  5. What are the characteristics of Fei Zi? (1*)
    • Sweet, astringent
    • Neutral
    • LI, LU, ST
  6. What are the characteristics of He Shi? (1*)
    • Bitter, acrid
    • Neutral
    • Slightly Toxic
    • LV
  7. What are the characteristics of Lei Wan? (1*)
    • Bitter
    • Cold
    • Sl. Toxic
    • LI, ST
  8. What are the characteristics of Bing Lang? (4*)
    • Acrid, bitter
    • Warm
    • LI, ST
  9. What are the characteristics of Nan Gua Zi? (3*)
    • Sweet
    • Neutral
    • LI, ST
    • *good for enlarged prostate
  10. What are the characteristics of  Guan Zhong? (3*)
    • Bitter
    • Cold
    • LV, SP
  11. What are the characteristics of Chang Shan? (2*)
    • Bitter, acrid
    • Cold
    • Toxic
    • HT, LV, LU
  12. What are the actions & indications of Shi Jun Zi? (1*)
    • KILLS PARASITES --> esp roundworm
    • STRENGTHEN SP & DISSOLVE ACCUMULATIONS --> childhood malnutrition impairment & abd distension, poor appetite, or weak constitution.
  13. What are the actions & indications of  Ku Lian Gen Pi? (2*)
    • KILLS PARASITES --> roundworm, hookworm, pinworm and vaginal trichomonas infection
    • TOPICALLY FOR TINEA INFECTIONS
  14. What are the actions & indications of Fei Zi? (1*)
    • KILL PARASITES --> non-toxic & doesn't harm ST qi
    • MOISTENS LU & STOP COUGH
  15. What are the actions & indications of He Shi? (1*)
    KILLS PARASITES & ALLEVIATES PAIN --> primarily abd pain due to roundworm, pinworm, hookworm or tapeworm infection.
  16. What are the actions & indications of Lei Wan? (1*)
    KILLS PARASITES --> primarily tapeworm
  17. What are the actions & indications of Bing Lang? (4*)
    • KILL PARASITES --> tapeworm
    • PROMOTES MOVEMENT OF QI, REDUCES ACCUMULATION & DRAIN DOWNWARD AND UNBLOCKS THE BOWELS 
    • PROMOTES URINATION --> for damp-leg qi and damp-phlegm malarial disorders
  18. What are the actions & indications of Nan Gua Zi? (3*)
    • EXPELS PARASITES & ALLEVIATE PAIN 
    • BENEFITS POST PARTUM FLUID METABOLISM
  19. What are the actions & indications of Guan Zhong? (3*)
    • (Goes to LV & SP)
    • KILLS PARASITES 
    • DRAINS HEAT & RELIEVES FIRE TOXICITY --> W-H, warm febrile dx, D-H sores
    • COOLS BLOOD & STOP BLEEDING --> due to hot blood, good for uterine bleeding
  20. What are the actions & indications of Chang Shan? (2*)
    • KILLS PARASITES THAT CAUSE MALARIA
    • INDUCES VOMITING TO EXPEL PHLEGM 
  21. What are the cautions & contraindications of Chang Shan? (2*)
    CAUTION --> pregnancy, weak pts
  22. What are the cautions & contraindications of Guan Zhong? (3*)
    CONTRA --> pregnancy, weak pts, pts w/history of ulcers

  23. What are the cautions & contraindications of Bing Lang? (4*)
    CAUTIONS --> collapse of MJ qi
  24. What are the cautions & contraindications of  Lei Wan? (1*)
    CAUTION --> SP/ST def
  25. What are the cautions & contraindications of  He Shi? (1*)
    • Side Effects --> Dizziness, tinnitus, abd pain
    • CAUTION --> weak or debilitated pts
  26. What are the cautions & contraindications of Ku Lian Gen Pi? (2*)
    CAUTION --> pts weak constitution, esp w/SP & ST def or LV dx
  27. What are the cautions & contraindications of  Shi Jun Zi? (1*)
    • Dry-fry until aromatic to reduce toxicity
    • Hot tea form --> diarrhea, belching
    • Toxicity/OD --> nausea, vomiting, belching
  28. What are the typical dosage for Shi Jun Zi? (1*)
    • 4.5-12 g 
    • Children is 1 seed per year of age (<20/day)
  29. What are the typical dosage for Ku Lian Gen Pi? (2*)
    • 6-15 g
    • >60 g when used alone
  30. What are the typical dosage for Fei Zi? (1*)
    • 9-15 g or in large dose up to 30 g
    • Most effective when dry-fried and taken directly in decoction.
  31. What are the typical dosage for He Shi? (1*)
    • 6-12 g
    • Dry-fried, pills or powders
  32. What are the typical dosage for Lei Wan? (1*)
    • 6-9 g
    • Crush before decocting
    • 12-18 g/ Tid. for tapeworms
  33. What are the typical dosage for Bing Lang? (4*)
    • 6-12 g or 60-120 g when used alone for tapeworm
    • Drink cool to reduce side effects.
    • Best results against parasites soak in water for few hours before decocting.
  34. What are the typical dosage for Nan Gua Zi? (3*)
    30-60 g
  35. What are the typical dosage for Guan Zhong? (3*)
    • 6-15 g
    • Char form to stop bleeding
  36. What are the typical dosage for Chang Shan? (2*)
    • 3-9 g
    • Fried in wine to reduce side effects
    • (+) Ban Xia and Sheng Jiang to overcome its nausea-inducing properties
  37. Bing Lang (tapeworms, promotes movement of qi, promotes urination)
  38. Chang Shan (kills parasites that cause malaria; goes to HT, LV and LU)
  39. Fei Zi (non-toxic; doesn't harm ST qi; moistens LU/stops cough)
  40. Guan Zhong (drains heat & relieves fire toxicity; cools the blood & stops bleeding)
  41. He Shi (abd pain; only enters LV)
  42. Ku Lian Gen Pi (topically for tinea infections; also for vaginal trichomonas infection; LV/SP/ST)
  43. Lei Wan (tapeworm)
  44. Nan Gua Zi (post partum fluid metabolism, enlarged prostate)
  45. Shi Jun Zi (roundworm, strengthen SP & dissolves accumulations)

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