Hm3 - Herbs That Drain Dampness Via Urination

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Sweet, Bland, Neutral HT SP KD
    1. Promote Urination; Drain Dampness
    2. Tonify SP
    3. Calm Spirit

    • A.

      Fu ling

    • B.

      Zhu ling

    • C.

      Yi yi ren

    • D.

      Deng xin cao

    Correct Answer
    A. Fu ling
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Promote Urination; Drain Dampness." Fu ling is a Chinese herb known for its diuretic properties and its ability to eliminate dampness from the body. It is commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat conditions such as edema, urinary tract infections, and digestive disorders caused by dampness. By promoting urination and draining dampness, fu ling helps to remove excess fluids and toxins from the body, thus improving overall health and well-being.

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  • 2. 

    Sweet, Bland, Neutral SP KD UB
    1. Promote Urination; Drain Dampness (strong function) (water retention, edema, painful urination, diarrhea or leucorrhea due to dampness, lin syndrome)

    • A.

      Fu ling

    • B.

      Zhu ling

    • C.

      Ze xie

    • D.

      Hai jin sha

    Correct Answer
    B. Zhu ling
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "zhu ling" because it is known for its strong function of promoting urination and draining dampness. It is commonly used to treat conditions such as water retention, edema, painful urination, diarrhea or leucorrhea caused by dampness, and lin syndrome.

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  • 3. 

    Sweet, Bland, Cold KD UB
    1. Promote Urination; Drain Dampness
    2. Clear Heat (specifically damp heat in lower jiao)

    • A.

      Ze xie

    • B.

      Yi yi ren

    • C.

      Zhu ling

    • D.

      Jin qian cao

    Correct Answer
    A. Ze xie
    Explanation
    The correct answer is ze xie. Ze xie is a Chinese herb that is known for its diuretic properties and its ability to promote urination. It is commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine to drain dampness from the body and treat conditions such as edema and urinary tract infections. This herb is often used to clear heat, specifically damp heat in the lower jiao, which refers to the lower part of the body including the urinary and reproductive systems.

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  • 4. 

    Sweet, Bland, Slightly Cold SP ST LU
    1. Promote Urination; Drain Dampness
    2. Tonify SP
    3. Treat “Bi” Syndrome; Relax Spasm
    4. Clear Heat; Drain Pus (from heat toxins: lung absess, large intestine absess)

    • A.

      Yi yi ren

    • B.

      Fu ling

    • C.

      Jin qian cao

    • D.

      Mu tong

    Correct Answer
    A. Yi yi ren
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "yi yi ren" because it is a herb that is known for its ability to promote urination and drain dampness from the body. This aligns with the given symptoms of the patient, which include "sweet, bland, slightly cold" and "SP ST LU." Therefore, using yi yi ren would be the most appropriate choice to address the patient's condition.

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  • 5. 

    Sweet, Cold KD LV LU
    1. Promote Urination; Drain Dampness
    2. Drain Dampness; Treat Diarrhea
    3. Clear LV; Improve Vision (LV heat causing eye problems)
    4. Clear LU Heat; Transform Phlegm

    • A.

      Che qian zi

    • B.

      Zhu ling

    • C.

      Hua shi

    • D.

      Shi wei

    Correct Answer
    A. Che qian zi
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Clear LV; Improve Vision (LV heat causing eye problems)". Che qian zi is a Chinese herb that is known for its ability to clear heat from the liver and improve vision. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, liver heat is believed to be a common cause of eye problems such as redness, dryness, and blurred vision. Che qian zi helps to cool and nourish the liver, thereby improving eye health.

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  • 6. 

    Sweet, Bland, Cold ST UB
    1. Promote Urination; Drain Dampness (good for heat lin; UTIs)
    2. Clear Summer Heat
    3. External: Treats Eczema

    • A.

      Hua shi

    • B.

      Jin qian cao

    • C.

      Hai jin sha

    • D.

      Shi wei

    Correct Answer
    A. Hua shi
    Explanation
    Hua shi is the correct answer because it is known for its ability to promote urination and drain dampness, making it beneficial for conditions such as heat lin and urinary tract infections (UTIs). It is also effective in clearing summer heat. Additionally, hua shi can be used externally to treat eczema.

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  • 7. 

    Bitter, Cold HT SI UB
    1. Promote Urination; Drain Dampness
    2. Clear HT Heat
    3. Promote Lactation
    4. Unblock Channel (bi syndrome)

    • A.

      Yi yi ren

    • B.

      Mu tong

    • C.

      Tong cao

    • D.

      Shi wei

    Correct Answer
    B. Mu tong
    Explanation
    Mu tong is a herb that is commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine to promote urination and drain dampness from the body. It is often used to treat conditions such as urinary tract infections, edema, and painful urination. This herb has a bitter and cold nature, which helps to clear heat from the heart and promote the flow of urine. It is also believed to have diuretic properties and can help to remove excess fluid from the body. Therefore, mu tong is the correct answer that matches the given description of "Bitter, Cold" and "Promote Urination; Drain Dampness".

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  • 8. 

    Sweet, Bland, Slightly Cold LU ST
    1. Promote Urination; Drain Dampness
    2. Promote Lactation

    • A.

      Mu tong

    • B.

      Tong cao

    • C.

      Hai jin sha

    • D.

      Zhu ling

    Correct Answer
    B. Tong cao
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "tong cao". The given symptoms of "Sweet, Bland, Slightly Cold" suggest that the herb should promote urination and drain dampness. "Tong cao" is known for its diuretic properties and its ability to eliminate excess fluids from the body. This aligns with the symptoms described, making it the correct answer choice.

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  • 9. 

    Sweet, Bland, Neutral LV GB KD UB
    1. Promote Urination; Drain Dampness (good specifically for stone lin, also heat lin)
    2. Clear Damp Heat; Treat Jaundice
    3. Clear Heat Toxicity, Swelling (best topically for: snake bites, furuncles, carbuncles, etc)

    • A.

      Jin qian cao

    • B.

      Hai jin sha

    • C.

      Shi wei

    • D.

      Hua shi

    Correct Answer
    A. Jin qian cao
  • 10. 

    Sweet, Cold UB SI
    1. Promote Urination; Drain Dampness (for heat, stone, blood, and cloudy lin syndrome) (also clears edema)

    • A.

      Hai jin sha

    • B.

      Shi wei

    • C.

      Jin qian cao

    • D.

      Hua shi

    Correct Answer
    A. Hai jin sha
  • 11. 

    Bitter, Sweet, Slightly Cold LU UB
    1. Promote Urination; Drain Dampness (for heat, stone, and blood lin syndrome)
    2. Clear LU Heat; Stop Cough
    3. Stop Bleeding; Cool Blood

    • A.

      Shi wei

    • B.

      Che qian zi

    • C.

      Yi yi ren

    • D.

      Hai jin sha

    Correct Answer
    A. Shi wei
    Explanation
    The correct answer, "shi wei," refers to the actions of promoting urination and draining dampness. This is indicated by the symptoms mentioned in the question, such as heat, stone, and blood lin syndrome. The other options, "che qian zi" and "yi yi ren," do not match the symptoms mentioned. The option "hai jin sha" is not relevant to the given symptoms.

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  • 12. 

    Bitter, Neutral LV ST UB
    1. Promote Urination; Drain Dampness (specifically good for cloudy lin, leucorrhea due to dampness accumulation)
    2. Expel Wind Dampness (good for wind damp bi syndrome)

    • A.

      Bi xie

    • B.

      Han fang ji

    • C.

      Hai jin sha

    • D.

      Yi yi ren

    Correct Answer
    A. Bi xie
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "bi xie." The given symptoms of cloudy urine and leucorrhea due to dampness accumulation suggest an issue with the urinary system. Bi xie is known for its ability to promote urination and drain dampness, making it an appropriate choice for these symptoms. The other options, han fang ji, hai jin sha, and yi yi ren, do not specifically target these symptoms and are not as suitable for this condition.

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  • 13. 

    Bitter, Slightly Cold SP ST LV GB
    1. Promote Urination; Drain Dampness
    2. Clear Heat
    3. Treat Jaundice  (main herb in TCM to treat JAUNDICE, mainly for yang jaundice)
    4. Topical Use for Skin Problems (damp heat skin conditions, itchy, yellow secretions…)

    • A.

      Yin chen hao

    • B.

      Jin qian cao

    • C.

      Chi xiao dou

    • D.

      Di fu zi

    Correct Answer
    A. Yin chen hao
    Explanation
    Yin Chen Hao is the correct answer because it is the main herb in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) to treat jaundice, specifically for yang jaundice. It promotes urination and drains dampness, which are beneficial for treating jaundice. The other herbs listed may have different properties and uses, but they are not specifically indicated for treating jaundice.

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  • 14. 

    Bitter, Cold UB
    1. Promote Urination; Drain Dampness (for lin syndrome) (mild action promote urination)
    2. Stop Itching (for skin conditions, eczema…)

    • A.

      Di fu zi

    • B.

      Bian xu

    • C.

      Yin chen hao

    • D.

      Ze xie

    Correct Answer
    A. Di fu zi
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "di fu zi." Di fu zi is a herb that is known for its bitter and cold properties. It is commonly used to promote urination and drain dampness in the body, particularly for conditions related to the lin syndrome. It also has the ability to stop itching, making it beneficial for skin conditions such as eczema.

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  • 15. 

    Sweet, Cold HT SI LU LI
    1. Promote Urination; Drain Dampness (treat edema/water retention) (not for lin syndrome)
    2. Clear LU Heat; Transform Phlegm; Stop Cough (for LU and LI abscess)

    • A.

      Dong gua zi

    • B.

      Yi yi ren

    • C.

      Che qian zi

    • D.

      Han fang ji

    Correct Answer
    A. Dong gua zi
    Explanation
    Dong gua zi is the correct answer because it is a sweet and cold herb that promotes urination and drains dampness, making it effective in treating edema and water retention. It is not used for treating lin syndrome. The other herbs listed do not match the given properties and actions.

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  • 16. 

    HT SI
    1. Promote Urination; Drain Dampness (treat edema/water retention) (not for lin syndrome)
    2. Resolve Toxicity; Drain Pus (mumps, carbuncles, furuncles, breast abscess, etc)
    3. Treat Jaundice

    • A.

      Chi xiao dou

    • B.

      Yin chen hao

    • C.

      Jin qian cao

    • D.

      Han fang ji

    Correct Answer
    A. Chi xiao dou
    Explanation
    Chi Xiao Dou is the correct answer because it is a Chinese herb that is known for its diuretic properties, which promote urination and help to drain dampness from the body. This makes it effective in treating conditions such as edema and water retention. It is not used for the treatment of lin syndrome.

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  • 17. 

    Bitter, Slightly Cold UB
    1. Promote Urination; Drain Dampness (treats lin syndrome, mostly heat lin)
    2. Kill Worms; Stop Itching (skin conditions: external wash for vaginal itching, eczema, ringworm, etc)

    • A.

      Bian xu

    • B.

      Di fu zi

    • C.

      Yin chen hao

    • D.

      Jin qian cao

    Correct Answer
    A. Bian xu
    Explanation
    Bian Xu is the correct answer because it is known to promote urination and drain dampness, making it effective in treating lin syndrome, especially when there is heat involved. It can also be used to kill worms and stop itching, making it useful in treating various skin conditions such as vaginal itching, eczema, and ringworm.

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  • 18. 

    Bitter, Cold HT SI UB
    1. Promote Urination; Drain Dampness (treat lin syndrome, mainly heat lin)
    2. Invigorate Blood; Remove Blood Stasis (ex: amenorrhea due to blood stasis)

    • A.

      Qu mai

    • B.

      Deng xin cao

    • C.

      Bian xu

    • D.

      Che qian zi

    Correct Answer
    A. Qu mai
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "qu mai." "Qu mai" is a Chinese herb that is commonly used to promote urination and drain dampness, particularly in cases of heat lin syndrome. Heat lin syndrome is a condition characterized by painful urination and dark, turbid urine. This herb helps to clear heat and dampness from the body, thereby alleviating symptoms associated with this condition. It is often used in combination with other herbs to treat urinary tract infections and other urinary disorders.

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  • 19. 

    Sweet, Bland, Slightly Cold HT LU SI UB
    1. Promote Urination; Drain Dampness (treats lin syndrome, mainly heat lin) (mild function)
    2. Clear HT Heat; Treat Restlessness/Irritability
    3. Treat Sore Throat

    • A.

      Deng xin cao

    • B.

      Fu ling

    • C.

      Mu tong

    • D.

      Shi wei

    Correct Answer
    A. Deng xin cao
    Explanation
    The correct answer is deng xin cao. Deng xin cao has the properties of being sweet, bland, and slightly cold. It promotes urination and drains dampness, making it effective in treating lin syndrome, particularly heat lin. It also has a mild function in promoting urination. It does not have any specific properties or functions related to clearing heart heat, treating restlessness/irritability, or treating sore throat.

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  • 20. 

    Bitter, Acrid, Cold UB SP KD
    1. Promote Urination; Drain Dampness (treats edema/water retention) (not for lin syndrome)
    2. Expel Wind Dampness Bi Syndrome, Heat Bi Syndrome

    • A.

      Han fang ji

    • B.

      Yi yi ren

    • C.

      Du huo

    • D.

      Wei ling xian

    Correct Answer
    A. Han fang ji
    Explanation
    The correct answer is han fang ji. Han fang ji is known for its bitter and acrid taste, which helps to promote urination and drain dampness from the body. It is commonly used to treat conditions such as edema and water retention. It is also effective in expelling wind dampness and heat bi syndrome.

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