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✵The main content including: the introduction of the most famous and talented Ancient Herbalists and Distinguished Physicians, the most influential and Well-Known Ancient Works, common Diagnostic Methods, the introduction of Common Disease and Syndromes, etc.
✵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:Expectorants,Herbs for Resolving Heat-Phlegm.
Introduction:Expectorants,Herbs for Resolving Cold-Phlegm:an agent or substance herbs warm in property, used in treating disorders of cold-phlegm or phlegm-dampness.
✵Till the date Oct 10th,2019, there are Totally  kinds of common TCM herbs,  kinds of related plant species, kind of mineral, are recorded in this category. These Expectorants,Herbs for Resolving Heat-Phlegm are briefly introduced separately:
Fructus Trichosanthis(Snakegourd Fruit).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Fructus Trichosanthis is the dried fruit of Trichosanthes kirilowii Maxim. or Trichosanthes rosthornii Harms(family Cucurbitaceae), used (1).to clear heat and resolve phlegm for relieving cough and dyspnea caused by heat-phlegm,(2).to soothe the chest for angina pectoris,(3).to reduce swelling in the treatment of lung abscess, appendicitis and mastitis, and (4).to moisten the intestines for opening the bowels.
Radix Trichosanthis(Snake-gourd Root).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Radix Trichosanthis is the dried root of Trichosanthes kirilowii Maxim. or Trichosanthes rosthornii Harms(family Cucurbitaceae), used to clear heat, promote fluid production, moisten the lung, counteract toxins and reduce swelling for relieving thirst in cases of febrile diseases and diabetes, and treating boils, sores and abscesses.
Concretio Silicea Bambusae(Tabashir).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Concretio Silicea Bambusae is the dried masses of secretion in the stem of Bambusa textilis McClure or Schizostachyum chinense Rendle(family Gramineae), used to clear heat, cleanse the heart of phlegm for the treatment of impaired consciousness in high fever and stroke, and also for infantile convulsion.
Caulis Bambusae in Taeniam(Bamboo Shavings).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Caulis Bambusae in Taeniam is the dried shavings of the stem of Bambusa tuldoides Munro, Sinocalamus beecheyanus(Munro)McClure var.pubescens P.F.Li or Phyllostachys nigra var.henonis Stapf(family Gramineae), used to clear heat, resolve phlegm, induce tranquilization and arrest vomiting for relieving cough or insomnia due to phlegm-heat, and vomiting due to stomach heat.
Radix Adenophorae(Fourleaf Ladybell Root).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Radix Adenophorae is the dried root of Adenophora tetraphylla(Thunb.)Fisch. or Adenophora stricta Miq.(family Campanulaceae), used to nourish Yin, clear the lung, resolve phlegm and replenish Qi for relieving cough in cases of lung Yin deficiency, and deficiency of Qi and fluid in the late stage of a febrile disease.
Brief Introduction: The Herb Sargassum is the dried thallus of seaweed, Sargassum pallidum (Turn.)C.Ag. or Sargassum fusiforme(Harv.)Setch.(family Sargassaceae), used (1)to eliminate phlegm and soften hard masses for treating goiter, scrofula, and swelling of the testis, and (2) to induce diuresis for edema.
Thallus Laminariae seu Eckloniae(Kelp or Tangle).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Thallus Laminariae seu Eckloniae is the dried thallus of sea tangle, Laminaria japonica Aresch. or Ecklonia kurome Okam.(family Laminariaceae), used together with seaweed to eliminate phlegm, soften hard masses and induce diuresis.
Radix Peucedani(Hogfennel Root).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Radix Peucedani is the dried root of Peucedanum praeruptorum Dunn or Peucedanum decursivum Maxim.(family Umbelliferae), used to check the adverse up-flow of Qi, and resolve phlegm for relieving cough and dyspnea with copious or yellow sticky expectoration.
Pseudobulbus Cremastrae seu Pleiones.
Brief Introduction: The Herb Pseudobulbus Cremastrae seu Pleiones is the dried ripe pseudobulb of Cremastra appendiculata(D.Don)Makino, Pleione bulbocodioides(Franch.)Rolfe or Pleione yunnanensis Rolfe(family Orchidaceae), used to clear heat for the treatment of boils, sores, scrofula, and snake bite. Also known as Appendiculate Cremasra Pseudobulb or Common Pleiorre Pseudobulb.
Rhizoma Dioscoreae Bulbiferae(Airpotato Yam).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Rhizoma Dioscoreae Bulbiferae is the dried rhizome of Dioscorea bulbifera L.(family Dioscoreaceae), used as a blood-cooling hemostatic for arresting various kinds of bleeding and to counteract toxins for treating boils and sores.
Lapis Micae Aureus(Mica-schist).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Lapis Micae Aureus is a golden-colored mineral mica-schist, usually made into pills or powders to purge phlegm and arrest convulsions in the treatment of cough and dyspnea with sticky sputum, epilepsy, and mania.