Hm5 - Formulas And Herbs That Kill Parasites And Relieve Food Stagnation

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1.  warm, acrid ------- St, Sp, Lu, LI *Kills parasites: pinworm, hookworm, ringworm, etc. *Relieves toxicity: diarrhea, dysentery, sudden coughing. *Prevents influenza. *Shellfish poisoning. Contraindicated: yin def heat, in enema & topical application to perianal area during pregnancy. Not for long term topical use.
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2.  DIAGNOSIS: FOOD STAGNATION WITH SP DEFICIENCY (WEAKER)
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3.  What are the two ingredients of Zhi Zhu Wan?
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4.  neutral, sweet ------- St, LI *Kills parasites, alleviates pain: roundworm, tapeworm. *Post partum edema, insufficient lactation. Tapeworm: 60-120 g powder; 2 hrs later, take 60-120 g decocted Binglang, then 30 min later, 15 g Mangxiao in water.
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5.  warm or cool, acrid, sweet / SP,ST *Food stagnation, ab distension, diarrhea, gan accumulation. *Added to formulas with mineral substances to increase absorption. Caution: pregnancy.
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6.  warm, sweet ------- Sp, St *Kills parasites, esp roundworm. *Childhood gan accumulation Dosage for children: 1 per year of age up to 20. OD: hiccups, dizziness, vertigo, vomiting. Taking with hot tea can also cause hiccups, diarrhea, belching.
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7.  neutral, sweet / SP,ST *Food stagnation, esp starch, w/ SP & ST deficiency. Effects are weakened by cooking, best added as powder to decoction.
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8.  cold, bitter ------- Lr, Sp *Kills parasites: pinworm, hookworm, tapeworm. *Clears heat relieves toxicity: Wind-heat, skin eruptions, mumps. *Cools blood: uterine bleeding. *Alopecia, head sores. Contraindicated: pregnancy, weak patients, hx of ulcers. Char: stop bleeding.
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9.  neutral, sweet / UB,SI,SP, ST *Strongly dispels food stagnation: ab fullness, diarrhea, infant gan. *Gallstones, urinary tract stones. *Topical: mouth & throat sores. *Bedwetting.
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10.  DIAGNOSIS: HEAT ABOVE (ST) AND COLD BELOW (LI) WITH PARASITES
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11.  warm, acrid, bitter ------- St, LI *Intestinal parasites, esp tapeworm, also roundworm, hookworm, blood flukes. *Qi & food stagnation: ab distension, constipation or tenesmus. * Edema, leg qi. Caution: center qi collapse.
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12.  DIAGNOSIS: GENERAL FOOD STAGNATION
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13.  cold, bitter, toxic ------- Sp, St, Lr *Kills parasites: roundworm, hookworm, pinworm, trichomonas. *Topical for tinea. Toxic, not for long term use. Side fx incl nausea, vomiting, dizziness, ab pain. Contraindicated: Sp/St def or organic liver disorder.
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  • Actions: Reduce food stagnation and harmonize the stomach
  • Indications: Focal distension and fullness in the chest and epigastrium, abdominal distention with occasional pain, rotten smelling belching, acid regurgitation, nausea and vomiting, aversion to food, a yellow, greasy tongue coating, and a slippery pulse. There may also be diarrhea.
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15.  DIAGNOSIS: FOOD STAGNATION WITH SP DEFICIENCY (STRONGER)
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  • Actions: Kill parasites, reduce accumulation, strengthen spleen and clear heat
  • Indications: Intermittent attacks of abdominal pain, indigestion, emaciation, loose stools, feverishness, foul breath, a sallow complexion, and a large, distended abdomen
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17.  neutral, sweet / LR,SP,ST *Food stagnation, esp starch, milk. *Restrains lactation. *LR Qi stagnation: fullness in chest, ribs, epigastric pain. Contraindicated during lactation.
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18.  neutral, acrid, sweet / LU,SP,ST *Food stagnation w/ stagnant Qi: distension, belching, diarrhea. *Coughing, wheezing d/t phlegm. Caution: Qi def.
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19.  DIAGNOSIS: PARASITES WITH UNDERLYING SP DEFICIENCY
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  • Actions: Strengthen spleen, reduce food stagnation and stop diarrhea
  • Indications: Reduced appetite, bloating and focal distention on the epigastrium and abdomen, loose and watery diarrhea, a greasy, slight yellow tongue coating, and a deficient, frail pulse.
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21.  sl warm, sour, sweet / LR,SP,ST *Food stagnation, esp fatty food: meat, milk, etc. *Ab distension, pain, diarrhea. Postpartum ab pain, lochia d/t blood stasis. *Hypertension, high cholesterol, coronary artery disease Caution: Sp/St def w/o food stagnation, also gastric hyperacidity.
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  • Actions: Tonify spleen and reduce focal distension
  • Indications: Loss of appetite, focal distention in the epigastrium and abdomen, a white tongue coating, and a deficient pulse.
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  • Actions: Warm the intestines and calm roundworms
  • Indications: Intermittent attacks of abdominal pain, a stifling sensation, irritability and warmth in the chest and epigastrium accompanied by vomiting after eating, and cold hands and feet
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