Herbs That Release The Exterior-cold (Warm, Acrid)

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  • 1. 

    This herb is well known for release the exterior, inducing sweating, and treating wheezing

    • A.

      Gao ben

    • B.

      Jing jie

    • C.

      Zu si ye

    • D.

      Ma huang

    • E.

      Gui zhi

    Correct Answer
    D. Ma huang
    Explanation
    Ma Huang is a herb that is well known for its ability to release the exterior, induce sweating, and treat wheezing. The term "release the exterior" refers to its ability to expel pathogens from the body, such as cold or flu viruses. Inducing sweating helps to eliminate toxins and reduce fever. Ma Huang is also effective in treating wheezing, which can be a symptom of respiratory conditions such as asthma or bronchitis. Therefore, Ma Huang is the correct answer for the given statement.

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  • 2. 

    The following herb is good for ain in the forhead, eyebrow, teeth, gums. swelling, pus, vaginal discharge

    • A.

      Fang feng

    • B.

      Jing jie

    • C.

      Quiang huo

    • D.

      Bai zhi

    Correct Answer
    D. Bai zhi
    Explanation
    Bai zhi is the correct answer because it is known for its beneficial effects on various conditions related to the head and face, such as headaches, sinusitis, toothache, and gum infections. It also has anti-inflammatory properties that can help reduce swelling and pus formation. Additionally, bai zhi is used in traditional medicine to treat vaginal discharge, making it suitable for the mentioned symptoms.

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  • 3. 

    All these herbs are good for headache excep

    • A.

      Qiang huo

    • B.

      Bai zhi

    • C.

      Xin yi hua

    • D.

      Gao ben

    • E.

      Can er zi

    Correct Answer
    C. Xin yi hua
    Explanation
    Xin Yi Hua is a herb that is commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat sinus-related headaches and nasal congestion. It has anti-inflammatory properties and can help relieve headaches caused by sinusitis or allergies. Qiang Huo, Bai Zhi, Gao Ben, and Can Er Zi are also herbs commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine, but they are typically used for other purposes such as relieving pain, reducing inflammation, or promoting blood circulation. Therefore, Xin Yi Hua is the correct answer as it is not typically used for headaches.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following herbs is particularly useful in releasing wind cold when head and body aches are present

    • A.

      Xiang ru

    • B.

      Xi xin

    • C.

      Gaon ben

    • D.

      Xiang ru

    Correct Answer
    B. Xi xin
    Explanation
    Xi Xin is particularly useful in releasing wind cold when head and body aches are present. It has warming properties that help to dispel cold and promote circulation, which can alleviate symptoms such as headache and body ache. Xiang Ru is also known for its ability to release wind and relieve symptoms like headache, but it is not specifically indicated for wind cold. Gaon Ben is not commonly used for releasing wind cold or treating headache and body ache.

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  • 5. 

    This is herb relases surfaces, muscle layers, cold joints and cramp

    • A.

      Qiang huo

    • B.

      Cong bai

    • C.

      Xin yi hua

    • D.

      Gui zhi

    Correct Answer
    D. Gui zhi
    Explanation
    Gui zhi is the correct answer because it is known for its properties in releasing surfaces, muscle layers, cold joints, and cramps. Gui zhi, also known as cinnamon twig, is commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine to promote circulation and relieve pain. Its warming nature helps to alleviate muscle tension and improve blood flow, making it an effective herb for addressing conditions such as cramps and cold joints.

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  • 6. 

    This is not a function of zi su ye

    • A.

      Releases the exterior and disperse cold

    • B.

      Promotes the movement of qi and expands the chest

    • C.

      Calm a restless fetus

    • D.

      Unblock painfull obstructions and alleviates pain

    Correct Answer
    D. Unblock painfull obstructions and alleviates pain
    Explanation
    Zi su ye is not known for its ability to unblock painful obstructions and alleviate pain. This herb is commonly used to release the exterior and disperse cold, promote the movement of qi, expand the chest, and calm a restless fetus. Therefore, the statement that unblocking painful obstructions and alleviating pain is not a function of zi su ye is correct.

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  • 7. 

    This herb calms the fetus and stops vomiting

    • A.

      Gui zhi

    • B.

      Ma huang

    • C.

      Ciang er zi

    • D.

      Zu si geng

    Correct Answer
    D. Zu si geng
    Explanation
    Zu si geng is the correct answer because it is known for its calming properties, which can be beneficial for calming the fetus. Additionally, zu si geng is also used to treat nausea and vomiting, making it an appropriate choice for stopping vomiting.

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  • 8. 

    This one of the most commonly use herb to release the surface, expels pathogenic factors (carbunles or boils, acne etc)

    • A.

      Gao ben

    • B.

      Sheng jiang

    • C.

      Jing jie

    • D.

      Cong bai

    Correct Answer
    C. Jing jie
    Explanation
    Jing Jie is the correct answer because it is commonly used as an herb to release the surface and expel pathogenic factors such as carbuncles, boils, and acne. It has properties that help to clear heat and toxins from the body, making it effective in treating skin conditions. Jing Jie is also known for its ability to promote blood circulation and relieve pain, making it a versatile herb for various ailments.

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  • 9. 

    This is herb is consider  an auxiliar herb to alleviates trembling of the hands and feet and tetany, intestinal wind due to imbalance between S and LV

    • A.

      Bai zhi

    • B.

      Xi xin

    • C.

      Xian ru

    • D.

      Fang feng

    Correct Answer
    D. Fang feng
    Explanation
    Fang Feng is the correct answer because it is known as an auxiliary herb that helps alleviate trembling of the hands and feet and tetany, which are symptoms of imbalance between the Spleen (S) and Liver (LV). Fang Feng is commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine for its ability to regulate the flow of Qi and relieve symptoms related to wind-cold or wind-damp conditions.

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  • 10. 

    This two herbs are used in combination to relief the surface and to consolidate the surface

    • A.

      Qiang huo and fang feng

    • B.

      Fang feng and jing jie

    • C.

      Zu si ye and zu si geng

    • D.

      Ma huang and gui zhi

    Correct Answer
    B. Fang feng and jing jie
    Explanation
    Fang feng and jing jie are used in combination to relieve the surface and consolidate the surface. These herbs have properties that help to expel wind and release the exterior, which can be beneficial for treating conditions such as common cold, flu, and allergies. By combining these herbs, their effects are enhanced, providing a more effective relief for surface-level symptoms.

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  • 11. 

    This herb brings blood to the neck, upper back, shoulders, and it is used in wind-cold invations with complaint of shoulder, neck occiital ain, and arthritis, or arthralgia in the same upper area.  it is guiding herb to bring blood to the head

    • A.

      Gao ben

    • B.

      Sheng jiang

    • C.

      Qiang huo

    • D.

      Xin yi hua

    Correct Answer
    C. Qiang huo
    Explanation
    Qiang huo is the correct answer because it is a herb that brings blood to the neck, upper back, and shoulders. It is commonly used in cases of wind-cold invasions with complaints of shoulder, neck, occipital pain, arthritis, or arthralgia in the same upper area. Qiang huo is also known as a guiding herb to bring blood to the head.

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  • 12. 

    This herb is well known for supporting the memory and bringing blood to the head.  It is specific for vertex pain, and use for chronic sinus and nasal congestions

    • A.

      Qiang huo

    • B.

      Gao ben

    • C.

      Jing jie

    • D.

      Ciang er zi

    Correct Answer
    B. Gao ben
    Explanation
    Gao ben is the correct answer because it is well known for supporting memory and bringing blood to the head. It is also specific for vertex pain and can be used for chronic sinus and nasal congestions.

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  • 13. 

    This herb expels wind, eliminates dampness, unblock the nassal passages, alleviates pain; reduces swelling and epels us in the early stages of superficial sores, alleviates vaginal discharge

    • A.

      Gui zhi

    • B.

      Xiang ru

    • C.

      Bai zhi

    • D.

      Jing jie

    Correct Answer
    C. Bai zhi
    Explanation
    Bai zhi is the correct answer because it has properties that align with the given description. It is known to expel wind, eliminate dampness, unblock nasal passages, alleviate pain, reduce swelling, and expel pus in the early stages of superficial sores. It is also used to alleviate vaginal discharge. Therefore, bai zhi fits the description provided.

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  • 14. 

    Very potent analgesic, penetraing diaphoretic; it is commoly used in extreme stagnation (sinus, nasal passages, joint pain).  The most important functions are: disperses and releases the exterior, dispels wind, cold and relieves pain, warms the LU, trasnform thin mucus, and unblock nasal passages

    • A.

      Xuang ru

    • B.

      Xin yi hua

    • C.

      Qiang huo

    • D.

      Xi xin

    Correct Answer
    D. Xi xin
    Explanation
    Xi xin is the correct answer because it is a very potent analgesic and penetrating diaphoretic. It is commonly used in extreme stagnation such as sinus, nasal passages, and joint pain. Its most important functions include dispersing and releasing the exterior, dispelling wind and cold, relieving pain, warming the lungs, transforming thin mucus, and unblocking nasal passages.

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  • 15. 

    This herb promotes sweating and natural movement of ST-Qi, increases gastric juices for better digestion.  It also warms the middle burner, alleviates vomiting, warms the LU and stops cough, releases the exterior and disperses cold

    • A.

      Ma huang

    • B.

      Bai zhi

    • C.

      Sheng jiang

    • D.

      Gui zhi

    Correct Answer
    C. Sheng jiang
    Explanation
    Sheng jiang is the correct answer because it has the properties mentioned in the question. Sheng jiang promotes sweating and the natural movement of ST-Qi, which helps with digestion. It also warms the middle burner, alleviates vomiting, warms the LU (lungs) and stops coughing. Additionally, it releases the exterior and disperses cold.

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  • 16. 

    This herb is applied externally and it is used to release exterior and induce sweating in the early stages of externally contracted wind-cold

    • A.

      Caing er z

    • B.

      Zi su geng

    • C.

      Cong bai

    • D.

      Xin yi hua

    Correct Answer
    C. Cong bai
    Explanation
    Cong Bai is the correct answer because it is an herb that is applied externally and is commonly used to release exterior and induce sweating in the early stages of externally contracted wind-cold. It has a pungent and warm nature, which makes it effective in promoting sweating and expelling the pathogenic factors of wind and cold. Cong Bai is often used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat conditions such as the common cold, flu, and sinus congestion.

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  • 17. 

    This herb is mostly used to release summer heat and floating edema

    • A.

      Xiang ru

    • B.

      Cand er zi

    • C.

      Gao ben

    • D.

      Fang feng

    Correct Answer
    A. Xiang ru
    Explanation
    Xiang ru is the correct answer because it is commonly used to release summer heat and treat floating edema. It has cooling properties and is often used in traditional Chinese medicine to alleviate symptoms related to excessive heat in the body, such as fever, thirst, and irritability. Additionally, xiang ru has diuretic effects, which can help reduce fluid retention and swelling associated with edema. Therefore, xiang ru is the herb that best fits the given description.

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  • 18. 

    This herb is use to oepn nasal passages, painful obstructions or skin disorder with itching, and as an auxilliary herb for exterior disorder with splitting headache that radiates to the back of the neck

    • A.

      Xin yi hua

    • B.

      Jing jie

    • C.

      Sheng jiang

    • D.

      Can er zi cao

    Correct Answer
    D. Can er zi cao
    Explanation
    Can er zi cao is the correct answer because it is known for its ability to open nasal passages and relieve painful obstructions or skin disorders with itching. It is also used as an auxiliary herb for exterior disorders with a splitting headache that radiates to the back of the neck. Therefore, can er zi cao aligns with the given description and is the most suitable choice.

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  • 19. 

    This herb although useful for unblocking nasal passages, it does not work on chronic  sinusitits. 

    • A.

      Fang feng

    • B.

      Gao ben

    • C.

      Sheng jiang

    • D.

      Xin yi hua

    Correct Answer
    D. Xin yi hua
    Explanation
    Xin yi hua is the correct answer because while it is useful for unblocking nasal passages, it is not effective for chronic sinusitis. This suggests that xin yi hua may provide temporary relief for nasal congestion, but it does not address the underlying causes or provide a long-term solution for chronic sinusitis.

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  • 20. 

    Identify this herb, type the pinyin name using lower case

    Correct Answer
    bai zhi
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "bai zhi."

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  • 21. 

    Identify this herb, type the pinyin name using lower case

    Correct Answer
    gui zhi
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "gui zhi."

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  • 22. 

    Identify this herb, type the pinyin name using lower case

    Correct Answer
    xiang ru
    Explanation
    The given answer "xiang ru" is the correct pinyin name for the herb. Pinyin is a system used to represent the pronunciation of Chinese characters using the Latin alphabet. In this case, "xiang ru" is the correct pinyin representation of the herb's name.

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  • 23. 

    Identify this herb, type the pinyin name using lower case

    Correct Answer
    fang feng
    Explanation
    The herb in question is called fang feng. "Fang feng" is the correct pinyin name for this herb, and it should be written in lower case.

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  • 24. 

    Identify this herb, type the pinyin name using lower case

    • A.

      Gao ben

    • B.

      Sheng jiang

    • C.

      Qiang huo

    • D.

      Xi xin

    Correct Answer
    C. Qiang huo
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "qiang huo." This herb is commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine and is known for its warming properties. It is often used to relieve pain and reduce inflammation, particularly in conditions such as arthritis and rheumatism. Qiang huo is also used to treat headaches, colds, and fevers. Its pinyin name is spelled using lower case letters as "qiang huo."

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  • 25. 

    Identify this herb, type the pinyin name using lower case

    Correct Answer
    jing jie
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "jing jie."

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