NMT 150: Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Point Actions
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NMT 150: Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Point Actions

This quiz covers the learning objectives of TCM point actions, including releasing the exterior, expelling wind, calming the mind, resolving phlegm, and removing obstructions. Test your understanding of TCM action terms and their applications. Learn about the diaphoretic effects and uses of TCM point actions in treating external pathogens.

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What is the primary function of the 'Releases the Exterior' point action in Traditional Chinese Medicine?

To force out external pathogens from the layer between skin and muscle

What is the 'wind gate' used for in Traditional Chinese Medicine?

To open gates to allow wind to escape

What is the primary function of the 'Calm the Mind' point action in Traditional Chinese Medicine?

To slow or quicken an overactive or slower mind

What is the limitation of the 'Resolves Phlegm' point action in Traditional Chinese Medicine?

<p>It does not affect the cause of phlegm/damp accumulation</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the recommended approach when using the 'Calm the Mind' point action in Traditional Chinese Medicine?

<p>Use it with other actions that manage the root cause</p> Signup and view all the answers

When is the 'Releases the Exterior' point action most effective in Traditional Chinese Medicine?

<p>When used with first symptoms of external pathogens</p> Signup and view all the answers

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