Herbs 2 -- Clear Heat And Cool Blood, Drain Fire, And Clear Deficient Heat

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  • 1. 
    Sweet acrid very cold LU ST 1. Clear Heat – Drain Fire  (high fever) 2. Clear Stomach Fire  (toothache and headache) 3. Clear Lung Heat  (thick phlegm, asthma) 4. Generate Fluids  (severe thirst) 5. Eliminate Irritability (caused by heat) 6. Promote Healing (ruptured wounds, eczema, burns)
    • A. 

      Shi gao

    • B. 

      Lu gen

    • C. 

      Jue ming zi

    • D. 

      Zhi zi

  • 2. 
    Bitter sweet cold LU ST KD 1. Clear Heat – Drain Fire (ST & LU)  2. Nourish Yin – Treat Deficient Heat (KD) (bone heat, tidal fever, nightsweating, restlessness…) 3. Moistens Dryness - Treat Diabetes  (due to yin deficiency) (good for excess heat –ST and LU, and yin deficient empty heat - KD)
    • A. 

      Zhi mu

    • B. 

      Zhi zi

    • C. 

      Qing xiang zu

    • D. 

      Lu gen

  • 3. 
    Bitter cold HT LU ST SJ 1. Clear Heat – Drain Fire from Three Jiao –upper, middle, and lower (esp HT, LU, ST, SJ) 2. Eliminate irritability  3. Clear Heat – Dry Dampness (good for yang jaundice) 4. Clear Heat – Cool Blood , Stop Bleeding 5. Resolve Toxicity – Reduce swelling (used topically)
    • A. 

      Zhi zi

    • B. 

      Zhi mu

    • C. 

      Dan zhu ye

    • D. 

      Jue ming zi

  • 4. 
    Sweet bland cold HT LU SI 1. Clear Heat – Drain Fire  (fever) (HT heat (mouth ulcers, infantile febrile convulsions) and ST heat – bad breath, excessive hunger) 2. Eliminate Irritability  (restlessness) 3. Generate Fluids  (thirst) 4. Promote Urination (to expel heat)
    • A. 

      Dan zhu ye

    • B. 

      Shi gao

    • C. 

      Xia ku cao

    • D. 

      Lu gen

  • 5. 
    Acrid bitter cold LV GB 1. Clear Heat – Drain Fire (LV)  (swelling, red face and eyes, dizziness, headache…) 2. Dissipate Nodules - Goiter and Scrofula (caused by stagnation of both phlegm and fire) 3. Lower Blood Pressure (especially when accompanied by LV fire or patterns of ascending yang) 4. improves vision 5. removes stasis and reduces swelling
    • A. 

      Xia ku cao

    • B. 

      Jue ming zi

    • C. 

      Qing xiang zu

    • D. 

      Shi gao

  • 6. 
    Bitter cold HT PC 1. Clear Heat – Drain Fire (HT) (insomnia, irritability) 2. Stop Bleeding  (vomiting blood) 3. Bind the essence (ex: spermattorrhea) (for warm heat pathogen diseases where heat collapses into PC channel causing mental confusion or delirium.)
    • A. 

      Lian zi xin

    • B. 

      Zhi zi

    • C. 

      Dan zhu ye

    • D. 

      Sheng di huang

  • 7. 
    Sweet cold LU ST 1. clears heat and purges fire (esp in LU (cough and thick phlegm) and ST (vomiting and nausea)) 2. generates fluids; promotes production of fluids to relieve thirst (dry mouth and severe thirst) 3. eliminate irritability 4. stops vomiting (and nausea due to ST heat) 5. promote urination
    • A. 

      Lu gen

    • B. 

      Shi gao

    • C. 

      Dan zhu ye

    • D. 

      Zhi mu

  • 8. 
    Bitter sweet salty and slight cold LV LI KD 1.    clears heat –drain LV fire; promote vision (red, swollen, painful eyes) 2.    moistens the intestines to promote defecation 3.    benefit Eyes  - improve vision (photosensitivity, nightblindess, loss of vision without visible changes to eye) 4.    Lower blood pressure & cholesterol 5.    Subdue LV Yang (headaches, dizziness…)
    • A. 

      Jue ming zi

    • B. 

      Mi meng hua

    • C. 

      Qing xiang zu

    • D. 

      Xia ku cao

  • 9. 
    Bitter slightly cold LV 1. Clear Heat – Drain LV Fire  (redness, swelling, pain of eyes) 2. Benefit Eyes (ex: “nebulas” and blurry vision) 3. Lower Blood Pressure (due to rising of LV yang) 4. Subdue LV Yang
    • A. 

      Qing xiang zu

    • B. 

      Mi meng hua

    • C. 

      Jue ming zi

    • D. 

      Xia ku cao

  • 10. 
    Sweet and slightly cold LV           1. Clear Heat – Drain LV Fire   (swelling, redness and pain in eyes)            2. Benefit Eyes – Improve vision (blurred vision and “nebula”)
    • A. 

      Mi meng hua

    • B. 

      Qing xiang zu

    • C. 

      Jue ming zi

    • D. 

      Xia ku cao

  • 11. 
    HT LV ST bitter salty 1.    Cool the Blood – Clear Heat; Stop Bleeding (any bleeding caused by heat) (thick, dark red blood, normally a large amount of blood (excess)) (from blood level) 2.    Drain Fire; Resolve toxicity (from qi level) 3.    Calm Spirit (clear heat from Ying level); Stop Tremors (wind)
    • A. 

      Xi jiao

    • B. 

      Sheng di huang

    • C. 

      Xuan shen

    • D. 

      Mu dan pi

  • 12. 
    Sweet bitter cold HT LV KD 1.    Cool the Blood; Clear Heat (Heat in Blood Level) 2.    Clear HT Heat (irritability, insomnia, palpitations…) 3.    Nourish Yin (yin def with heat signs/yin that is injured by heat) 4.    Moisten LI; treat constipation (due to yin def)
    • A. 

      Sheng di huang

    • B. 

      Mu dan pi

    • C. 

      Xuan shen

    • D. 

      Zi cao

  • 13. 
    KD LU ST Sweet salty bitter cold 1.    Clear Heat - Cool Blood; Stop Bleeding 2.    Nourish Yin (heat injuring the yin/causing yin def) 3.    Clear Heat - Resolve Toxicity (esp good for sore throat, skin conditions) 4.    Softens Nodules
    • A. 

      Xuan shen

    • B. 

      Mu dan pi

    • C. 

      Sheng di huang

    • D. 

      Zi cao

  • 14. 
    Acrid bitter slightly cold HT LV KD 1.    Clear Heat, Cool the Blood, Stop Bleeding 2.    Clear LV heat 3.    Invigorate Blood; remove blood stasis 4.    Resolve Toxicity (topical use = skin infections, sores)
    • A. 

      Mu dan pi

    • B. 

      Sheng di huang

    • C. 

      Zi cao

    • D. 

      Xuan shen

  • 15. 
    Sweet cold HT LV 1.    Clear heat, Cool Blood (heat in blood level) 2.    Resolve Toxicity; Vents Rash (Very good for heat related skin conditions and itching… burns, eczema, etc) 3.    Slight Function Invigorate Blood; Remove Blood Stasis
    • A. 

      Zi cao

    • B. 

      Mu dan pi

    • C. 

      Xuan shen

    • D. 

      Sheng di huang

  • 16. 
    Sweet bland cold LU KD 1.    Clear deficient heat 2.    Cool the blood 3.    Clear LU heat (causing cough) (very good to treat steaming bone fever)
    • A. 

      Di gu pi

    • B. 

      Bai wei

    • C. 

      Yin chai hu

    • D. 

      Hu huang lian

  • 17. 
    Bitter salty cold LV ST 1.    Clear deficient heat 2.    Cool the Blood; Stop Bleeding 3.    Promote Urination; Treat Lin Syndrome (ie: chronic or acute UTI) (2 out of 5 Lins – Heat and blood lin) 4.    Resolve Toxicity (ex: from poisonous snake bites, skin infections, sore throat) (detoxifies poisons already absorbed) (internally and externally for heat toxicity)
    • A. 

      Di gu pi

    • B. 

      Bai wei

    • C. 

      Yin chai hu

    • D. 

      Hu huang lian

  • 18. 
    Sweet slightly cold LV ST 1.    Clear deficient heat 2.    Clear Heat from infantile malnutrition (due to parasites in body ---bloated abdomen, low grade fever) (mainly treats the low grade fever)
    • A. 

      Yin chai hu

    • B. 

      Hu huang lian

    • C. 

      Di gu pi

    • D. 

      Bai wei

  • 19. 
    Bitter cold HT LV ST LI 1.    Clear Deficient Heat 2.    Clears Heat; treats low grade fever from infantile malnutrition 3.    Clear Heat; Dry Dampness
    • A. 

      Hu huang lian

    • B. 

      Di gu pi

    • C. 

      Yin chai hu

    • D. 

      Bai wei

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