Master Herbalist Course – Digestive System – Quiz

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Master Herbalist Course - Digestive System - Quiz
Question #1: In your own words, why is digestion important? Please write at least 2 paragraphs.
Question #2: What is the process of digestion? Start with the mouth. Be detailed in your answer.
Question #3: The stomach makes gastric juice; it contains agents such as hydrochloric acid and some enzyme. These enzymes include pepsin, rennin, and lipase.
Question #4: The role of this in digestion is to assist in the absorption of fats by mixing with them to form structures called micelles, which are soluble in the blood and more accessible to lipases.
Question #5: Some of the other causes of __________ include:
• Cystic fibrosis and other diseases that affect the pancreas
• Lactose intolerance or other enzyme-related conditions
• Intestinal disorders such as celiac disease
Question #6: The Digestive System Consists of:
• The Mouth
• The Esophagus
• Lower Esophageal Sphincter
• The Liver
• Gall Bladder
• The Stomach
• Large Intestine
• Rectum
• Small Intestines
• Pancreas
Question #7: Where does digestion begin?
Question #8: This organ stores bile.
Question #9: What are digestive bitters?
Question #10: What bitter recipe did you make? What was it for? What herbs did you use?
Question #11: What infusion for the digestive system did you make? What was it for? What herbs did you use?
Question #12: What decoction did you make for the digestive system? What was it for? What herbs did you use?
Question #13: Have you started making your materia medicas?
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