Diuretics and Hydragogues Herbs:Herbs Hydragogues or Drastic Purgatives.

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 Hydragogues or Drastic Purgatives.

 TCM Herbs Icon09 Introduction: Herbs Hydragogues or Drastic Purgatives: also known as diuretic hydragogue herbs, an agent or substance herbs that causes copious discharge of water through catharsis and at the same time increases urine excretion.

 
Classifications of Herbs.

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

 ✵Till the date Oct 10th,2019, there are Totally [7] kinds of common TCM herbs, [6] kinds of related plant species, are recorded in this category.These Diuretics and Hydragogues Herbs:Herbs Hydragogues or Drastic Purgatives are briefly introduced separately:

 
Semen Pharbitidis(Pharbitis Seed).

 Semen Pharbitidis Brief Introduction: The Herb Semen Pharbitidis is the dried ripe seed of Pharbitis nil(L.) Choisy or Pharbitis purpurea(L.) Voigt(family Convolvulaceae), used as a hydragogue for edema and oliguria, and an anthelmintic for ascariasis.more
 
Black Pharbitis Seed.

 Black Pharbitis Seed Brief Introduction: The Herb Black Pharbitis Seed is the pharbitis seed with its surface colored grayish black.

 ✵The Black Pharbitis Seed is commonly known as Hēi Chǒu(Black Ugly), Hēi Qiān Niú Zǐ, the botanical origin was introduced in entry "Semen Pharbitidis(Pharbitis Seed)"more
 
White Pharbitis Seed.

 White Pharbitis Seed Brief Introduction: The Herb White Pharbitis Seed is the pharbitis seed with its surface colored pale yellowish.

 ✵The White Pharbitis Seed is commonly known as Bái Chǒu(White Ugly), Bái Qiān Niú Zǐ, the botanical origin was introduced in entry "Semen Pharbitidis(Pharbitis Seed)"more
 
Black and White Pharbitis Seed.

 Black and White Pharbitis Seed Brief Introduction: The Herb Black and White Pharbitis Seed is the black and white pharbitis seeds mixed in equal quantities.

 ✵The Black and White Pharbitis Seed is commonly known as Hēi Bái Chǒu(Black Ugly and White Ugly), Hēi Bái Qiān Niú Zǐ, the botanical origin was introduced in entry "Semen Pharbitidis(Pharbitis Seed)"more
 
Radix Phytolaccae(Pokeberry Root).

 Radix Phytolaccae Brief Introduction: The Herb Radix Phytolaccae is the dried root of Phytolacca acinosa Roxb.or Phytolacca americana L.(family Phytolaccaceae), used as a diuretic and hydragogue for treating edema and ascites, also used externally for treating boils and sores. The herb is commonly known as Radix Phytolaccae, Pokeberry Root, Shānɡ Lù.more
 
Flos Genkwa(Lilac Daphne Flower Bud).

 Flos Genkwa Brief Introduction: The Herb Flos Genkwa is the dried flower-bud of Daphne genkwa sieb.et Zucc.(family Thymelaeaceae), used as a hydragogue and purgative for treating severe edema, hydrothroax and ascites with oliguria and constipation, and externally for scabies and frostbite. The herb is commonly known as Flos Genkwa, Lilac Daphne Flower Bud, Yuán Huā.more
 
Folium et Flos Wikstroemiae Chamaedephnis(Chamaedaphne Leaf and Flower,Yellow Genkwa Leaf and Flower).

 Yellow Genkwa Leaf and Flower Brief Introduction: The Herb Folium et Flos Wikstroemiae Chamaedephnis is the leaf and flower-bud of Wikstroemia chamaedphne Meisn.(family Thymeleaceae), used in a similar way to Flos Genkwa, and also for treating acute and chronic hepatitis, schizophrenia, and epilepsy.more
 

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