Herbal Pharmacy Quiz

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Which factor is important when harvesting herbs for quality medicine?

What is the recommended amount of dried herb to add when making a decoction?

What type of plant parts are used to prepare infusions?

What type of container should be used for making a decoction?

When is the best time to harvest most roots?

Which herbal preparation is water-based?

How long should the herb be simmered when making a decoction?

In what form are tinctures and glycerites?

What is the recommended daily intake of a decoction?

What type of herbal preparations are used externally?

How long can roots be stored in an air-tight container?

Which herbal preparation is alcohol-based?

When is the best time to harvest bark for processing?

What is the main difference between infusions and decoctions?

In what season do fruits ripen?

What is the fomentation (compress) used for?

What is the purpose of making a poultice?

When should a poultice be left on the desired area?

Which method is used to prepare a poultice from dried or powdered herb?

What is the purpose of making tinctures?

Which of the following can be used as a solvent in tinctures?

What is the main difference between making a hot infusion and a decoction?

When is a poultice typically used?

What is the purpose of adding a clean cloth to the infusion/decoction when making a poultice?

Which herb is commonly used for making poultices?

What is the role of gauze or cheese cloth when making a poultice?

When making an infusion, what is the recommended duration for steeping in hot water?

What type of water is required for extracting herbs like marshmallow root?

How much dried herb is typically added to make an infusion?

What is the recommended daily consumption of infusions?

Which part of the plant are decoctions suitable for?

When are aerial parts of plants like leaves and flowers harvested?

How should herbs be processed after harvesting the aerial parts?

How should whole herbs be stored to maximize their shelf life?

What is the recommended time for which whole herbs will keep if stored properly?

What are decoctions suitable for extracting?

What is the approximate alcohol percentage needed for extracting resins and oils?

What is the recommended ratio of dried plant material to menstruum volume for a 1:5 tincture?

Which herb would require a solvent with an alcohol percentage of 25-60% for extraction?

What is the primary drawback of percolation as a tincture-making method?

Which herbal preparation is best for extracting mucilage?

What is the best method for processing powdered herbs into capsules?

Which herb would require a solvent with an alcohol percentage of > 70% for extraction?

What type of herbal preparation is slippery elm best suited for?

What is the main difference between infusions and decoctions?

When making an infusion, what type of water is required for extracting herbs like marshmallow root?

What is the recommended daily intake of infusions?

How should whole herbs be stored to maximize their shelf life?

What type of plant parts are used to prepare infusions?

Which factor is important when harvesting herbs for quality medicine?

How should herbs be processed after harvesting the aerial parts?

What is the role of gauze or cheese cloth when making a poultice?

What is the purpose of making tinctures?

How long should the herb be simmered when making a decoction?

What is the primary use of a poultice?

What is the main purpose of a compress?

What is the primary use of an oil preparation?

When are flax meal or oat meal used in herbal preparations?

What is the method for applying a compress to the skin?

What is the key purpose of a bath preparation?

When would one primarily use inhalation as an herbal preparation?

What is the primary use of a poultice made from plants?

What is the primary use of a compress made from an infusion or decoction?

When would one primarily use inhalation as an herbal preparation?

What is the approximate shelf life of creams and lotions?

When should herbal preparations be taken to lower the strength of the preparation?

What is the recommended dosage for tinctures according to the general guidelines for adult dosing?

What is added to a herbal oil to produce a solid product that can be applied to the skin for skin and muscle issues?

What is the approximate shelf life of glycerites?

When should herbal preparations be taken for indigestion and gas?

What is the recommended daily dosage for tea according to the general guidelines for adult dosing?

What process is used to produce a solid product from a herbal oil that can be applied to the skin?

What is the approximate shelf life of vinegars?

How should topical applications be used according to the general guidelines?

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Learn the process of making herbal decoctions and the necessary equipment and steps involved. This quiz covers the preparation method and factors to consider when making herbal decoctions.

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