Master Herbalist Course – Women’s Health – Quiz

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Master Herbalist Course - Women's Health - Quiz
You'll need to correctly answer at least 27 of the 30 questions below (at least 90%) to progress to the next lesson.
Question #1: Make a PMS formula for women. Include formulation and tell me about the taste, smell etc, and why you used what you used?
Question #2: Do you think that a women's menstrual cycle is a spiritual event, if so how?
What are the social issues with a women's cycle? What are your feelings about the event?
Question #3: Make an extract blend for menstruation or nutritional needs. Tell me about it, what you used and it's function.
Question #4: Write a protocol for yeast infection.
Question #5: The four main phases of the menstrual cycle are: Menstruation, Follicular phase, Ovulation, Luteal phase
Question #6: Ovulation is the release of a mature egg from the surface of the ovary. This normally occurs mid-cycle, around two weeks or so before menstruation starts.
Question #7: List some blood building herbs. At least 6 and how you would use them.
Question #8: Formulate a tincture or extract for PMS- Gives the details below. Full details, not just the herb names, also supply the information on why you chose them.
Question #9: Make an iron tincture. Give the details below. Full details, not just the herb names, also supply the information on why you chose them.
Question #10: Higher doses can aggravate high blood pressure, and even lower doses in some; considered safe in moderation. This herb in some can cause water retention. If you are retaining water you would want to avoid this herb, also if you have blood pressure issues. Generally considered safe in culinary applications, but look up information from recent sources if you can.
Question #11: List 10 Uterine Vasodilators. Explain what a vasodilator is, what herbs you listed and why you listed them. Full details, not just the herb names, also supply the information on why you chose them.
Question #12: Formulate a morning sickness tea. Share the details, recipe, below. Full details, not just the herb names, also supply the information on why you chose them.
Question #13: These herbs papaya enzymes, marshmallow root, chamomile, red raspberry, spearmint
Question #14: All herbs are safe during pregnancy.
Question #15: Some herbs that are safe in pregnancy may not be safe in breastfeeding.
Question #16: This homeopathic is helpful for feelings of hysteria, frustration, and feeling
overwhelmed; this remedy is most suitable for individuals who have labor-type
pains that move from one side of the body to the other. This may also mean the
pain is also in the back or cause sciatic nerve pain.
Question #17: These are
 Menstruation
 Follicular phase
 Ovulation
 Luteal phase
Question #18: Dysmenorrhea means painful periods, while menorrhagia means heavy
bleeding and the lack of periods is known as amenorrhea.
Question #19: Women naturally have several periods of hormonal imbalance throughout
their lifetime, including during:
Pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding
Perimenopause, menopause, and post-menopause
Question #20: Scant Menstruation
This can be caused by hormonal imbalances, disease, improper diet or
general debility. Some women bleed especially hard when they are anemic.
Bleeding heavily, on the other hand, can cause anemia.
Question #21: Dysmenorrhea is identified by severe and persistent menstrual cramps and pain
connected with menstruation.
Question #22: Oligomenorrhea is the most prevalent type of abnormal uterine bleeding and is
distinguished by heavy and prolonged menstrual bleeding. In some cases,
bleeding may be so severe that daily activities are disrupted.
Question #23: Why is the history of midwifery relevant to the history of herbalism?
Question #24: The first trimester of pregnancy is from 1-12 weeks.
Question #25: What are these the signs and symptoms of?
• Fatigue, Drowsiness, Malaise
• Dizziness, Wellness
• Headaches
• Sore Tongue
• Skin Pallor
• Pale mucus membranes
• Pale fingernail beds
• Loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting
Question #26: These signs and symptoms are
• severe vomiting and nausea
• decreased urinary output and less urge to go
• dehydration (can be linked to headaches, confusion, and fainting)
• drastic, rapid weight loss (5 percent or more of pre-pregnancy weight)
• extreme fatigue
• jaundice (yellowish staining of the skin and the whites of the eyes)
• loss of elasticity in skin (due to dehydration)
• low blood pressure
• no desire for food
• rapid heart rate
• secondary depression, anxiety, or both
Question #27: Dyspareunia is the clinical name for painful intercourse. This issue can occur at
any age, in both sexes, and the pain can appear at the start of intercourse,
midway through, at the time of orgasm, or after intercourse is completed.
Question #28: Edema
The accumulation of fluids in the body's tissues, which causes swelling, often in
the hands and feet. Edema is common during pregnancy due to extra blood
production and pressure on the vena cava from the growing uterus, which
slows circulation.
Question #29: List for each herb listed 5 uses based on women's health- witch hazel, lemon balm, oats, and red raspberry.
Question #30: List 5 herbs that are used for breastfeeding issues and explain in detail what they are, why you chose them and what they are used for.