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271 Herbs Study Card Deck

271 Herbs Study Card Deck

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The Plus Size Edition is exclusively available in the Herbology Set.

271 Herbs Memory Playing Cards 2nd Edition Comes in ONE Rigid Box!

Each card includes front and back side!


  1. Single herb category icon: Quickly identify the herb's category.
  2. Pin Yin: Chinese phonetic transcription of the herb's name.
  3. English name: Herb's name in English.
  4. Herb character: Hand-drawn character representing the herb.
  5. Dosage: Recommended dosage or usage instructions.
  6. Functions: Uncover the primary therapeutic functions and benefits of the herb.
  7. Caution and contraindications: Essential information regarding potential risks or limitations.
  8. Boncho icons: Symbolic representations of taste, channels, and other relevant herb properties.
  9. Numbers in alphabetical order: Convenient reference for locating herbs alphabetically.

With all these details at your disposal on the front side of each single herb card, you'll gain a comprehensive understanding of each herb.


  • Herb Character


  • Shorten the studying time for acupuncture students who are preparing for the Board Exam. 
  • Simple, easy, and fun way to carry them around with you anywhere!

271 Single Herbs Includes...

  • Tonify Yang (17 herbs)
  • Regulate Blood Invigorate Blood (18 herbs)
  • Drain Damp (19 herbs)
  • Warm Acrid Acrid Surface Releasing (13 herbs)
  • Regulate Qi (15 herbs)
  • Clear Heat Relieve Toxicity (16 herbs)
  • Cool Acrid Surface Releasing (11 herbs)
  • Extinguish Wind Stop Tremors (6 herbs)
  • Warm Interior Expel Cold (11 herbs)
  • Tonify Yin (12 herbs)
  • Regulate Blood Stop Bleeding (13 herbs)
  • Tonify Qi (13 herbs)
  • Transform Phlegm Warm Herb (6 herbs)
  • Aromatic Transform Damp (7 herbs)
  • Transform Phlegm Cough Wheezing (7 herbs)
  • Clear Heat Drain Fire (8 herbs)
  • Tonify Blood (8 herbs)
  • Transform Phlegm Cool Herb (9 herbs)
  • Dispel Wind Damp (10 herbs)
  • Stabilize and Bind (16 herbs)
  • Downward Draining Moist Laxative (1 herb)
  • External Application (1 herb)
  • Aromatic Open Orifice (2 herbs)
  • Clear Heat from Deficiency (3 herbs)
  • Calm Spirit (4 herbs)
  • Clear heat Cool Blood (4 herbs)
  • Downward Draining Purgative (4 herbs)
  • Nourish Heart Calm Spirit (5 herbs)
  • Clear Heat Dry Damp (6 herbs)
  • Remove Food Stagnation (6 herbs)

***NOTE***The information in the 1st and 2nd edition of 271 herbs is the same, just the design and packaging are different. You can compare the two items by visiting the product pages here:

*271 single herbs list is directly from The Chinese Herbology Content Outline, NCCAOM. Reference: Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica, 3rd Edition, Bensky.

Keywords: Herb Study Cards, Herb Flashcard, Herb Card for TCM, Chinese Herb Cards, TCM Study Cards, TCM Single Herbs Cards, NCCAOM Herbology Board Exam, TCM Herb Cards
These cards are for secondary educational purposes only. These cards are meant for reference purposes only. Please refer to textbook resources for the most accurate information. 
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