Medicinal Herbs - Qp3

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Medicinal Herbs - Qp3


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The following guidelines need to be adhered to: (Select four)
    • A. 

      All herbs must be collected carefully.

    • B. 

      All ingredients/remedies must be clearly labelled.

    • C. 

      All storage bottles must be sterilized before use.

    • D. 

      Plastic storage containers can be used.

    • E. 

      Aluminium pots/pans/utensils should be used.

    • F. 

      Dosage advice must be adhered to.

  • 2. 
    Plastic container’s and/or utensils are not recommended, because the chemically active components of the herbs can be absorbed into the plastic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    An infusion is made of 85g fresh herbs or 20g dried herb,  one type or total in combination.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A decoction is made up of either ______ fresh herb or ______ dried herb, and place in saucepan with 750ml cold water.
    • A. 

      60g or 25g

    • B. 

      65g or 25g

    • C. 

      60g or 30g

    • D. 

      60g or 35g

  • 5. 
    A tincture is made up of 600g fresh herbs or 200g dried herb, covered with whiskey and water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    For poultices, make a decoction (not infusion) of relevant herbs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Do press or compress the powder into the capsule, so that each will contain around a 200mg dose.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A remedy which contains both woody and leaf material requires the ingredients to be split, decocted or infused as appropriate and then strained back together.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    As with any type of herbal remedy, use must be discontinued immediately if any side-effects occur.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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