Diuretics and Hydragogues Herbs:Herbs Diuretics.

TCM Herbalism:Medicinals and Classifications. ✵The TCM herbalism is also known as pharmaceutics of Traditional Chinese Medicine, or Chinese pharmaceutics, is the branch of health science dealing with the preparation, dispensing, and proper utilization of Chinese herbs. It is majorly composed of Introduction of Chinese Medicinals, Classification of Chinese Herbs, Formulas, and Patent medicines.

Classifications of Herbs:Diuretics and Hydragogues Herbs:Herbs Diuretics.

 TCM Herbs Icon09 Introduction: Herbs Diuretics: also known as damp-draining diuretic herbs,an agent or substance herbs that increases urine excretion and water discharge for treating internal retention of dampness.

Classifications of Herbs.

 TCM Herbs Icon 09 Introduction: The Diuretics and Hydragogues Herbs:Herbs Diuretics are known including:, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , .

 ✵Till the date Oct 10th,2019, there are Totally [27] kinds of common TCM herbs, [32] kinds of related plant species, [2] kinds of related fungus species, [2] kinds of related insect species, [1] kind of related mineral are recorded in this category. These Diuretics and Hydragogues Herbs:Herbs Diuretics are briefly introduced separately:

Poria(Poria Cocos).

 Poria Cocos Brief Introduction: The Herb Poria is the dried sclerotium of the fungus Poria cocos(Schw.) Wolf(family Polyporaceae), used (1).as a diuretic in cases of edema and oliguria, (2).to invigorate the spleen for treating anorexia and diarrhea, and (3).to induce tranquilization in cases of palpitation and insomnia.more
Polyporus(Chuling,Umbellate Polypore).

 Polyporus Brief Introduction: The Herb Polyporus is the dried sclerotium of the fungus Polyporus umbellatus(Pers.) Fries(family Polyporaceae), used as a diuretic for edema and oliguria, and also to filter out damp for treating leukorrhagia. This herb is commonly known as Polyporus, Chuling, Umbellate Polypore, Agaric, Zhū Línɡ.more
Rhizoma Alismatic(Water-plantain Rhizome).

 Rhizoma Alismatic Brief Introduction: The Herb Rhizoma Alismatic is the dried tuber of Alisma orientalis(Sam.) Juzep.(family Alismaceae), used (1).to promote urine excretion for oliguria and edema, (2).to filter out damp in cases of diarrhea and leukorrhea, and (3).to purge heat in cases of bladder damp-heat.more
Semen Plantaginis(Plantain Seed).

 Semen Plantaginis Brief Introduction: The Herb Semen Plantaginis is the dried ripe seed of Plantago asiatica L., or Plantago depressa Willd.(family Plantaginaceae), used (1).to induce diuresis and filter out damp for treating watery diarrhea, edema and stranguria,(2).to clear the liver and improve vision in cases of eye diseases, and (3).to clear the lung and resolve phlegm for cases of cough with profuse phlegm.more
Herba Plantaginis(Plantain Herb).

 Herba Plantaginis Brief Introduction: The Herb Herba Plantaginis is the dried entire plant of Plantago asiatica L., or Plantago depressa Willd.(family Plantaginaceae), used (1).to induce diuresis in cases of edema, oliguria and stranguria, and (2).to clear heat and counteract toxins in cases of sores, carbuncles, dysentery, and acute pulmonary and urinary infections.more

 Talcumn Brief Introduction: The Herb Talcumn is a very soft mineral composed mainly of hydrous magnesium silicate, used to induce diuresis, clear summer-heat and dispel damp in the treatment of summer afflictions, watery diarrhea, oliguria, and urinary infection, and also externally for treating eczema and miliaria.more
Semen Coicis(Coix Seed,Job's-tear Seed).

 Semen Coicis Brief Introduction: The Herb Semen Coicis is the dried ripe kernel obtained by removing the hard husk and seed coat of Coix lacryma-jobi L.var.ma-yuen(Roman.) Stapf(family Graminae), used (1).to invigorate the spleen and dispel dampness for treating diarrhea and edema, (2).to clear heat and discharge pus for treating lung abscess and acute appendicitis, and (3).for treating verruca plana.more
Exocarpium Benincasae(Chinese Wax-gourd Peel).

 Exocarpium Benincasae Brief Introduction: The Herb Exocarpium Benincasae is the dried exocarp of Benincasa hispida(Thunb.) Cogn.(family Cucurbitaceae), used to induce diuresis for treating oliguria and edema.more
Radix Aristolochiae(Dutchmanspipe Root).

 Radix Aristolochiae Brief Introduction: The Herb Radix Aristolochiae is the dried root of Aristolochia debilis Sieb.et Zucc.(family Aristolochiaceae), used (1).to move Qi and alleviate pain for treating thoracic, epigastric, hypochondriac and abdominal distension and pain, and (2).to counteract toxins and reduce swelling for treating boils, sores, eczema, and venomous snake-bite.more
Pericarpium Arecae(Areca Peel).

 Pericarpium Arecae Brief Introduction: The Herb Pericarpium Arecae is the dried pericarp of Areca catechu L.(family Palmae), used to induce diuresis and remove stagnant Qi for relieving abdominal distension and edema.more
Medulla Tetrapanacis(Ricepaper-plant Pith).

 Medulla Tetrapanacis Brief Introduction: The Herb Medulla Tetrapanacis is the stem pith of Tetrapanax papyriferus(Hook.) K. Koch(family Araliaceae), used (1).to clear heat and remove damp in cases of stranguria and oliguria, and (2). to promote milk secretion in cases of inadequate lactation. The herb is commonly known as Ricepaperplant Pith, Medulla Tetrapanacis, Tōnɡ Cǎo. more
Herba Polygoni Avicularis(Common Knotgrass Herb).

 Herba Polygoni Avicularis Brief Introduction: The Herb Herba Polygoni Avicularis is the dried aerial part of Polygonum aviculare L.(family Polygonaceae), used (1).to promote diuresis and eliminate damp-heat in cases of stranguria with turbid urine and morbid leukorrhea, and (2).to dispel wind-damp in cases of arthralgia. The herb is commonly known as Herba Polygoni Avicularis, Common Knotgrass Herb, Biān Xù.more
Herba Dianthi(Liliac Pink Herb).

 Herba Dianthi Brief Introduction: The Herb Herba Dianthi is the dried aerial part of Dianthus superbus L. or Dianthus chinensis L.(family Caryophyllaceae), used to promote diuresis and eliminate damp-heat for the treatment of heat stranguria and blood stranguria, and (2).as an emmenagogue for amenorrhea. The herb is commonly known as Herba Dianthi, Liliac Pink Herb, Qú Mài.more
Semen Abutili(Chingma Abutilon Seed).

 Semen Abutili Brief Introduction: The Herb Semen Abutili is the dried ripe seed of Abutilon theophrastii Medic.(family Malvaceae), used to remove damp-heat and counteract toxins for the treatment of dysentery, heat stranguria, boils, and sores. The herb is commonly known as Semen Abutili, Chingma Abutilon Seed, Qǐnɡ Má Zi.more
Fructus Malvae(Cluster Mallow Fruit).

 Fructus Malvae Brief Introduction: The Herb Fructus Malvae is the dried ripe fruit of Malva verticillata L.(family Malvaceae), used to clear heat and induce diuresis for treating stranguria, oliguria, and edema. The herb is commonly known as Fructus Malvae, Cluster Mallow Fruit, Dōnɡ Kuí Guǒ.more
Rhizoma Dioscoreae Septemlobae(Seven-lobed Yam Rhizome).

 Rhizoma Dioscoreae Septemlobae Brief Introduction: The Herb Rhizoma Dioscoreae Septemlobae is the dried rhizome of Dioscorea septemloba Thunb., or Dioscorea futschauensis Uline(family Dioscoreaceae), used (1).to eliminate damp-turbidity in cases of chyluria and stranguria with turbid urine, and (2).to dispel wind-damp in cases of rheumatic arthritis.more
Rhizoma Dioscoreae Hypoglaucae(Hypoglaucous Yam Rhizome).

 Rhizoma Dioscoreae Hypoglaucae Brief Introduction: The Herb Rhizoma Dioscoreae Hypoglaucae is the dried rhizome of Dioscorea hypoglauca Palib.(family Dioscoreaceae), used similarly to Rhizoma Dioscoreae Septemlobae. The herb is commonly known as Rhizoma Dioscoreae Hypoglaucae, Hypoglaucous Yam Rhizome, Fěn Bì Xiè.more
Fructus Kochiae(Belvedere Fruit).

 Fructus Kochiae Brief Introduction: The Herb Fructus Kochiae is the dried ripe fruit of Kochia scoparia(L.) Schrad.(family Chenopodiaceae), used to clear damp-heat in cases of bladder damp-heat with stranguria, and to relieve the itch in cases of urticaria, eczema, and pruritus.more
Herba Lysimachiae(Christina Loosetrife).

 Herba Lysimachiae Brief Introduction: The Herb Herba Lysimachiae is the dried entire plant of Lysimachia christinae Hance(family Primulaceae), used (1).as a cholagogue, lithagogue, and diuretic for the treatment of acute jaundice, biliary and urinary calculi, and (2).to relieve toxicity and reduce swelling in cases of boils and venomous snake-bite. The herb is commonly known as Herba Lysimachiae, Christina Loosetrife, Jīn Qián Cǎo.more
Spora Lygodii(Hai Jin Sha).

 Spora Lygodii Brief Introduction: The Herb Spora Lygodii is the spores of Lygodium japonicum(Thunb.) Sw.(family Ligodiaceae), used to eliminate damp-heat and as a lithagogue for treating bladder damp-heat and urinary calculi. The herb is commonly known as Spora Lygodii, Hǎi Jīn Shā.more
Semen Phaseoli(Rice Bean).

 Semen Phaseoli Brief Introduction: The Herb Semen Phaseoli is the dried ripe seed of Phaseolus calcaratus Roxb., or Phaseolus angularis Wight(family Leguminosae), used to induce diuresis, counteract toxins and promote the drainage of pus in cases of boils, sores and abscesses.more
Folium Pyrrosiae(Shearer's Pyrrosia Leaf).

 Folium Pyrrosiae Brief Introduction: The Herb Folium Pyrrosiae is the dried leaf of Pyrrosia sheareri(Bak.) Ching, Pyrrosia lingua(Thunb.) Farwell or Pyrrosia petiolosa(Christ)Ching(family Polypodiaceae), used (1).to induce diuresis, relieve dysuria for treating bladder damp-heat, and (2).to clear the lung for relieving cough and dyspnea. It is commonly known as Pyrrosia Leaf, Folium Pyrrosiae, Leaf of Shearer's Pyrrosia, Shí Wéi.more
Pericarpium Lagenariae(Calabash Gourd).

 Pericarpium Lagenariae Brief Introduction: The Herb Pericarpium Lagenariae is the dried pericarp of Lagenaria siceraria(Molina)Standl.var.depressa(Ser.) Hara(family Cucurbitaceae), a diuretic for treating severe edema and ascites. The herb is commonly known as Pericarpium Lagenariae, Calabash Gourd, Hú Lu.more
Gryllotalpa(Mole Cricket).

 Gryllotalpa Brief Introduction: The Herb Gryllotalpa is the dried body of Gyllotalpa africana Palisot et Beaurois(family Gryllotalpidae), a diuretic for treating severe edema, ascites, and retention of urine.more
Fructus Liquidambaris(Beautiful Sweetgum Fruit).

 Fructus Liquidambaris Brief Introduction: The Herb Fructus Liquidambaris is the dried strobile(cone) of Liquidambar formosana Hance(family Hamanelidaceae), used (1).to induce diuresis for treating edema, (2).to dispel wind-damp in cases of arthralgia, and (3).to promote menstrual discharge in cases of amenorrhea. The herb is commonly known as Fructus Liquidambaris, Beartiful Sweetgum Fruit, Taiwan Sweetgum, Lù Lù Tōnɡ.more
Stigma Maydis(Corn Stigma).

 Stigma Maydis Brief Introduction: The Herb Stigma Maydis is the dried styles and stigmata of Zea mays L.(family Gramineae), used (1).to induce diuresis for treating edema, (2).to promote bile discharge in cases of jaundice, and (3)to reduce high blood pressure in cases of hypertension.more
Medulla Junci(Common Rush).

 Medulla Junci Brief Introduction: The Herb Medulla Junci is the dried pith of Juncus effusus L.(family Junaceae), used (1).to induce diuresis for treating heat stranguria, and (2).to calm the mind for relieving fidgetiness and insomnia. The herb is commonly known as Medulla Junci, Common Rush, Dēnɡ Xīn Cǎo.more

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