Release The Exterior Herbs - Cool

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Release The Exterior Herbs - Cool

This quiz tests knowledge on the cool herbs of the Release the Exterior category.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All of the following herbs may outthrust papules for the inhibited eruption of measles, rashes, rubella, etc...
    • A. 

      Chan Tui, Periostracum Cicadae

    • B. 

      Fu Ping, Herba Spirodela

    • C. 

      Niu Bang Zi, Fructus Arctii

    • D. 

      Ju Hua, Chrysanthemi Flos

  • 2. 
    This herb can have either a warm or cool nature, depending on its preparation. It can be prepared with Ma Huang and Zi Su Ye for a warm nature, although it is usually prepared with Sang Ye and Qing Hao to give it a cool quality.
    • A. 

      Dan Dou Chi, Semen Sojae Preparatum

    • B. 

      Ge Gen, Puerariae Radix

    • C. 

      Man Jing Zi, Fructus Viticus

    • D. 

      Chai Hu, Radix Bupleurum

  • 3. 
    I am a cool herb that releases the muscle layer. I am useful in yin-vacuity situations with thirst and fever. I can also treat papules and diarrhea due to heat or Spleen vacuity.
    • A. 

      I am Bo He, Herba Menthae Haplocalycis

    • B. 

      I am Ge Gen, Puerariae Radix

    • C. 

      I am Fu Ping, Herba Spirodela

    • D. 

      I am Sheng Ma, Rhizoma Cimicifugae

  • 4. 
     
    • A. 

      This herb is Chai Hu and it uplifts yang qi.

    • B. 

      This herb is Chai Hu and it outthrusts papules.

    • C. 

      This herb is Mu Zei and it stanches bleeding.

    • D. 

      This herb is Mu Zei and it allays thirst.

  • 5. 
    Which herb is especially useful for removing eye screens (pterygium) due to wind or Liver heat?(pinyin only)
  • 6. 
    Which herb would you combine with Fu Ping to disperse water swelling?
    • A. 

      Xin Yi Hua, Flos Magnoliae

    • B. 

      Sang Ye, Folium Mori

    • C. 

      Nui Bang Zi, Fructus Arctii

    • D. 

      Ma Huang, Herba Ephedrae

  • 7. 
    I am a cool, release the exterior herb. I enter the LU and LV and brighten eyes. When I am prepared with honey (mi zhi) also clear the lung and moisten it when it gets too dry (due to wind-heat). Who am I?(pinyin only, capitalize each word)
  • 8. 
    Lisa is a patient that has come in with a painful, red throat, she is coughing with thick phlegm, and has constipation. Which herb would best address these symptoms?
    • A. 

      Chan Tui, Periostracum Cicadae

    • B. 

      Sang Ye, Folium Mori

    • C. 

      Dan Dou Chi, Semen Sojae Preparatum

    • D. 

      Niu Bang Zi, Fructus Arctii

  • 9. 
    Dry-frying (chao) is used to reduce the acridity of an herb.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which herb has an additional use of treating night crying and night terrors in children?(Pinyin, capitalize each word)
  • 11. 
    Identify this herb. Pinyin, capitalize each word.
  • 12. 
    Identify this herb by its LATIN name. Capitalize each word.
  • 13. 
    Look alikes:    #1 #2
    • A. 

      Zi Su Ye, Fu Ping

    • B. 

      Bo He, Sang Ye

    • C. 

      Sang Ye, Bo He

    • D. 

      Fu Ping, Zi Su Ye

  • 14. 
    What are the natures and flavors of this herb?
    • A. 

      Acrid, sweet, bitter, cold

    • B. 

      Acrid, cold

    • C. 

      Acrid, sweet, slightly cold

    • D. 

      Acrid, bitter, slightly cold

  • 15. 
    What herb would you choose to combine (Dui Yao) with Chai Hu to treat gynecological issues?
    • A. 

      Xiang Ru, Herba Moslae

    • B. 

      Xing Ren, Semen Pruni Armeniacae

    • C. 

      Bai Shao, Radix Paeoniae Alba

    • D. 

      Sheng Ma, Rhizoma Cimicifugae

  • 16. 
    Which of these herbs DOES NOT upbear or uplift yang qi?
    • A. 

      Sheng Ma, Rhizoma Cimicifugae

    • B. 

      Chai Hu, Bupleuri Radix

    • C. 

      Dan Dou Chi, Semen Sojae Preparata

    • D. 

      Ge Gen, Puerariae Radix

  • 17. 
    What are the channels entered for Chai Hu?
    • A. 

      LU, LV

    • B. 

      LU, LI, ST, SP

    • C. 

      GB, LV, PC, SJ

    • D. 

      LU, BL

  • 18. 
    Bo He, Herba Menthae Haplocalycis, disinhibits the throat for wind-heat attacking the throat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    I am a cool, release the exterior herb. I am acrid and bitter. I am effective in treating Shaoyang patterns because I direct the evil to the exterior where it can then be released. Who am I?(Pinyin, capitalize each word)
  • 20. 
    You would choose this herb when there is a heat toxin present in the upper/superficial aspect of the body. Symptoms would include toothache, painful gums, mouth sores, canker sores, ulcerated lips, and painful swollen throat.(pinyin, capitalize each word)
  • 21. 
    Ju Hua, Chrysanthemi Flos, extinguishes wind and checks tetany.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    What would the effect of Honey-frying (mi zhi) Sang Ye have on the herb's functions?
    • A. 

      Honey-frying would increase Sang Ye's acridity, allowing it to better disperse wind-heat.

    • B. 

      Honey-frying enhances Sang Ye's moistening effects on the lung for cases of thick, scanty sputum

    • C. 

      Honey-frying chars Sang Ye to increase its ability to cool the blood and stop bleeding.

  • 23. 
    Identify this herb. Pinyin, capitalize each word.
  • 24. 
    What is the DOSAGE for this herb?
  • 25. 
    What are the natures and flavors for this herb?
    • A. 

      Slightly cold, acrid, bitter, sweet

    • B. 

      Cool, acrid, sweet, bitter

    • C. 

      Slightly cold, acrid, sweet

    • D. 

      Cold, acrid, bitter

  • 26. 
    Which of these herbs does NOT enter the Liver Channel?
    • A. 

      Man Jing Zi, Fructus Viticus

    • B. 

      Fu Ping, Herba Spirodela

    • C. 

      Mu Zei, Herba Equiseti Hiemalis

    • D. 

      Bo He, Herba Menthae Haplocalycis

  • 27. 
    Many of the Cool herbs that Release the Exterior are upbearing and enter the LU and LV.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    The Dui Yao pair for Bo He to disinhibit the throat in cases of painful swollen throat is
    • A. 

      Man Jing Zi

    • B. 

      Jing Jie

    • C. 

      E Bu Shi Cao

    • D. 

      Fu Ping

  • 29. 
    Which of these herbs would you add near the end of a cooking process?
    • A. 

      Chai Hu

    • B. 

      Niu Bang Zi

    • C. 

      Dan Dou Chi

    • D. 

      Bo He

  • 30. 
    Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of cool herbs that release the exterior?
    • A. 

      They are usually acrid

    • B. 

      They are the coldest herbs in the Materia Medica

    • C. 

      They usually enter the LU or LV

    • D. 

      They are diffusing and effusing

  • 31. 
    Which of the release the exterior cool herbs is NOT also acrid?
    • A. 

      Mu Zei

    • B. 

      Chan Tui

    • C. 

      Chai Hu

    • D. 

      Ju Hua

  • 32. 
    Which of the cool herbs that release the exterior does NOT enter either the Lung or the Liver?
    • A. 

      Dan Dou Chi, Semen Sojae Preparatum

    • B. 

      Sheng Ma, Rhizoma Cimicifugae

    • C. 

      Ge Gen, Puerariae Radix

    • D. 

      Fu Ping, Herba Spirodela

  • 33. 
    Which herb is one of the few cool herbs with a strong diaphoretic action?
    • A. 

      Fu Ping, Herba Spirodela

    • B. 

      Chan Tui, Periostracum Cicadae

    • C. 

      Man Jing Zi, Fructus Viticus

    • D. 

      Chai Hu, Bupleuri Radix

  • 34. 
    Identify this herb, and name the dosage. Example: Ma Huang, 3-10g
  • 35. 
    Which herb helps relieve symptoms of hypertension such as headache, dizziness, and tinnitus?
    • A. 

      Chai Hu

    • B. 

      Ge Gen

    • C. 

      Sang Ye Sang Ye

    • D. 

      Ye Ju Hua