Learning The Lingo Quiz

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Learning The Lingo Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Classical herbal groupings are based more on the "end" than the "means". For example, a plant could be an antirheumatic even though it had no direct action on the joints.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Adaptogens...
    • A. 

      Help people adapt to stressful conditions

    • B. 

      May stimulate immunity

    • C. 

      Are generally mild and safe

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Adaptogens block the stress hormones adrenaline and cortisol
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Antilithic means...
    • A. 

      Against stress

    • B. 

      Against stones

    • C. 

      Against anxiety

    • D. 

      Against the law

  • 5. 
    Amphoterics...
    • A. 

      Prevent stress

    • B. 

      Have seemingly opposite actions

    • C. 

      Prevent bladder infections

    • D. 

      Prevent amphibians

  • 6. 
    Alteratives
    • A. 

      Alter consciousness and cause drowsiness

    • B. 

      Shorten dresses

    • C. 

      Help organs maintain normal function

    • D. 

      Block stress hormones

  • 7. 
    Anthelmintics...
    • A. 

      Treat internal parasites

    • B. 

      Fight viruses

    • C. 

      Dissolve gall stones

    • D. 

      Are usually more effective than drugs

  • 8. 
    Antibiotic herbs...
    • A. 

      Do not directly kill bacteria

    • B. 

      Cannot harm "friendly" bacteria

    • C. 

      Should be complimented with fermented foods or probiotics

    • D. 

      Effectively kill viruses

  • 9. 
    Which of the following herbs is anti-viral
    • A. 

      Elder

    • B. 

      St. John's Wort

    • C. 

      Garlic

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Antipyretics...
    • A. 

      Kill fungi

    • B. 

      Prevent fires

    • C. 

      Lower fevers

    • D. 

      Stimulate intestinal peristalsis

  • 11. 
    Which of the following would be good for toothache?
    • A. 

      Yarrow root

    • B. 

      Cloves

    • C. 

      WIllow bark

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Catarrh is the old word for....
    • A. 

      Intestinal gas

    • B. 

      Mucus

    • C. 

      Wind

    • D. 

      An antique stringed instrument

  • 13. 
    Cathartics are best taken...
    • A. 

      For stress relief

    • B. 

      For constipation

    • C. 

      For catarrh

    • D. 

      Before taking a long car ride

  • 14. 
    Cholegogues...
    • A. 

      Decrease cholesterol

    • B. 

      Increase bile flow

    • C. 

      Lower high blood pressure

    • D. 

      Are an important fossil fuel

  • 15. 
    Demulcent herbs....
    • A. 

      Are only soothing to tissues they contact directly

    • B. 

      Sooth mucus membranes throughout the body

    • C. 

      Remove excess fluid from the tissues

    • D. 

      Dissolve gall stones

  • 16. 
    Diuretics stimulate the kidneys to conserve water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Emmenagogues...
    • A. 

      Increase bile flow

    • B. 

      Support healthy pregnancies

    • C. 

      Relieve uterine cramping

    • D. 

      Decrease prostate inflammation

  • 18. 
    Gumweed...
    • A. 

      Is an excellent expectorant

    • B. 

      Is an excellent vulnerary

    • C. 

      Is an excellent antibiotic

    • D. 

      Can be chewed like gum

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    Hypnotic herbs...
    • A. 

      Help homely guys get dates

    • B. 

      Should only be used by licensed hypnotists

    • C. 

      Induce deep, restful sleep

    • D. 

      Improve imagination and suggestibility

  • 20. 
    Which of the following has no vulnerary properties?
    • A. 

      Garlic

    • B. 

      Cayenne

    • C. 

      Comfrey

    • D. 

      Aloe Vera

    • E. 

      All of the above are vulneraries

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