✵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:Herbs Clearing Heat and Drying Dampness.
Introduction: Herbs Clearing Heat and Drying Dampness: an agent or substance bitter in taste and cold in property that is effective for eliminating heat and dampness, usually used in the treatment of diseases caused by damp-heat, such as acute jaundice, acute dysentery, urinary infection, eczema, boils and abscesses.
✵Till the date November 15th, 2020, there are Totally  kinds of common TCM herbs,  kinds of related plant species, are recorded in this category. These Herbs Clearing Heat and Drying Dampness are briefly introduced separately:
Radix Scutellariae(Baical Skullcap Root).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Radix Scutellariae is the dried root of Scutellaria baicalensis Georgi(family Labiatae), used (1).to clear heat and dry dampness for treating damp-warm and damp-heat diseases, (2).to clear the lung of heat for relieving cough in cases of lung heat, (3).to purge fire and counteract toxins for treating boils, sores, painful swelling of the throat,(4).to cool blood for arresting hematemesis, epistaxis, abnormal uterine bleeding, and (5).to prevent miscarriage in cases of threatened abortion.
Cortex Phellodendri(Amur Cork-tree).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Cortex Phellodendri is the dried bark of Chinese corktree, Phellodendron chinense Schneid., or Amur Corktree, Phellodendron amurense Rupr.(Phellodendron Rupr genus, family Rutaceae, Rutales order), used (1).to clear heat and dry dampness in cases of acute dysentery, jaundice, morbid leukorrhea, and heat stranguria,(2).to purge fire and counteract toxins for treating boils, sores and ulcers, and (3).to relieve fever in cases of Yin deficiency with night sweats.
Radix Berberidis(Barberry Root).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Radix Berberidis is the dried root of Berberis soulieana Schneid, Berberis wilsonae Hemsl., Berberis poiretii Schneid., or Berberis vernae Schneid.(family Berberidaceae), used a similar way to golden thread. It is commonly known as Barberry Root, Root of Chinese Barberry, Sān Kē Zhēn.
Radix Gentianae(Chinese Gentian).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Radix Gentianae is the dried root and rhizome of Gentiana manshurica Kitag., Gentiana scabra Bge., Gentiana triflora Pall., or Gentiana rigescens Franch.(family Gentianaceae), used to clear heat, dry dampness, and purge the liver and gallbladder fire for the treatment of (1).damp-heat in the liver and gallbladder with morbid leukorrhea, jaundice, or eczema, and (2).liver fire with headache, hypochondriac pain, deafness or convulsions.
Brief Introduction: The Herb Radix Sophorae Flavescentis is the dried root of Sophora flavescens Ait. (family Leguminosae), used to clear heat, dry dampness, kill parasitic worms and induce diuresis for treating acute dysentery, jaundice, morbid leukorrhoea, and externally for eczema and scabies.
Cortex Fraxini(Ash Bark).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Cortex Fraxini is the dried branch bark or trunk bark of Fraxinus rhynchophylla Hance, Fraxinus chinensis Roxb., or Fraxinus stylosa Lingelsh.(family Oleaceae), used for treating acute dysentery and inflammation of the eye.
Brief Introduction: The Herb Rhizoma Picrorhizae is the dried rhizome of Picrorhiza scrophulariiflora Pennell(family Scrophulariaceae), used (1).to remove damp-heat for the treatment of acute dysentery and jaundice, and (2).to relieve consumptive fever in cases of phthisis and infantile malnutrition.
Herba Abri(Canton Love-pea Vine).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Herba Abri is the dried entire plant of Abrus cantoniensis Hance(family Leguminosae), used to clear heat, remove damp, soothe the liver and alleviate pain for treating hepatitis and epigastric pain.
Cortex Dictamni(Dittany Root-bark).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Cortex Dictamni is the dried root-bark of Dictamnus dasycarpus Turcz.(family Rutaceae), used internally or externally for skin diseases with excessive secretion and itching.
Fructus Bruceae(Java Brucea Fruit).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Fructus Bruceae is the dried ripe fruit of Brucea javanica(L.) Merr.(family Simurubaceae), used for treating amebic dysentery and malaria, also used externally for warts, clavus, and trichomonas vaginitis.
Radix Pulsatillae(Chinese Pulsatilla Root).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Radix Pulsatillae is the dried root of Pulsatilla chinensis(Bge.) Regel(family Ranunculaceae), used for treating bacterial and amebic dysentery, and externally for trichomona vaginitis.
Cortex Ailanthi(Tree-of-heaven Bark).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Cortex Ailanthi is the dried root bark or stem bark of Ailanthus altissima(Mill.) Swingle(family Simarubaceae), used for treating diarrhea, chronic dysentery, abnormal uterine bleeding, and leukorrhea.
Brief Introduction: The Herb Herba Artemisiae Scophariae is the dried young shoot or flowering top of Artemisia scoparia Waldst.et Kit., or Artemisia capillaris Thunb.(family Compositae), used to eliminate damp-heat in the liver and gallbladder for the treatment of jaundice and also for eczema.
Herba Sedi(Stringy Stonecrop Herb).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Herba Sedi is the fresh or dried entire plant of Sedum sarmentosum Bunge(family Crassulaceae), used to remove damp-heat and counteract toxins for the treatment of acute and chronic hepatitis, jaundice, boils, and sores.
Brief Introduction: The Herb Rhizoma Smilacis Glabrae is the dried rhizome of Smilax glabra roxb.(family Libiaceae), used to counteract toxins and eliminate dampness for the treatment of syphilis, morbid leukorrhea, and heat stranguria.
Herba Portulacae(Purslane Herb).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Herba Portulacae is the dried aerial part of Portulaca oleracea L.(family Portulacaceae), used for treating dysentery with bloody stools, and externally for boils and sores, eczema, erysipelas, and snake- and insect-bite.
Folium et Ramulus Cotini(Smoketree Twig).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Folium et Ramulus Cotini is the dried leaf and branch of Cotinus coggygria Scop.var.cinera Engl.(family anacardiaceae), used for treating hepatitis with jaundice, dysentery, and eczema with pruritus.
Rhizoma Bistortae(Bistort Rhizome).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Rhizoma Bistortae is the dried rhizome of Polygonum bistorta L.(family Polygonaceae), used (1).to clear heat and counteract toxins for treating dysentery, boils and sores, (2).to arrest bleeding for hematemesis, epistaxis, hemorrhoidal bleeding, and (3).externally for treating snake-bite.
Brief Introduction: The Herb Rhizoma Polygoni Cuspidati is the dried rhizome of giant or japanese knotweed, Polygonum cuspidatum sieb.et Zucc.(family Polygonaceae), used (1).to clear heat, counteract toxins, and promote bile flow in cases of hepatitis, jaundice, dysentery, bladder damp-heat, and lung heat with cough, (2).to activate blood and remove stasis for treating amenorrhea and traumatic injuries, and (3).externally for burns and venomous snake-bite.
Brief Introduction: The Herb Herba Potentillae Discoloris is the dried entire plant of Potentilla discolor Bge. (family Rosaceae), used for treating enteritis, dysentery, pharyngitis, and gastro-intestinal bleeding.
Fructus Gardeniae(Cape-jasmine Fruit).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Fructus Gardeniae is the dried fruit of Gardenia jasminoides Ellis(family Rubiaceae), used (1).to purge fire and calm the mind in cases of fever with fidgetiness and insomnia, and (2).to clear damp-heat from the liver and gallbladder in cases of acute icteric hepatitis, and to cool blood and counteract toxins in cases of bleeding, sores and ulcers.