✵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:Purgatives Herbs.
Introduction: Purgatives Herbs: an agent or substance herbs that promotes defecation or even causes diarrhea, not only for relieving constipation, but also for driving stagnant matter, excessive heat and retained fluid out of the body.
✵Till the date Oct 10th,2019, there are Totally  kinds of common TCM herbs,  kinds of related plant species,  kinds of related insect species, are recorded in this category. These Purgatives Herbs are briefly introduced separately:
Brief Introduction: The Herb Mel is a saccharine fluid made by the hive-bee, Apis cerana Fabr., or Apis mellifera L.(family Apidae), used as an antitussive for dry cough, and as an aperient for constipation in the aged. The herb is commonly known as Mel, Honey, Fēnɡ Mì.
Semen Pruni(Chinese Dwarf Cherry Seed).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Semen Pruni is the dried ripe seed of Prunus humilis Bge., Prunus japonica Thunb., or Prunus pedunculata Maxim.(family Rosaceae), used as an aperient for the treatment of constipation, and a diuretic for relieving edema. The herb is commonly known as Semen Pruni, Chinese Dwarf Cherry Seed(and many other names, Chinese Dwarf Cherry Seed, Longstalk Peach Seed, Seed of Bunge Cherry, Seed of Dwarf Flowering Cherry, Seed of Chinese Bushcherry, Seed of Down), Yù Lǐ Rén.
Radix et Rhizoma Rhei(Rhubarb).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Radix et Rhizoma Rhei is the dried root and rhizome of Rheum palmatum L., Rheum tanguticum Maxim.ex Balf., or Rheum officinale Baill.(family Polygonaceae), used to induce catharsis, clear heat, purge fire, arrest bleeding, counteract toxins and remove blood stasis, for treating (1).constipation with gastrointestinal accumulation, (2).warm diseases with high fever, delirium, and constipation, (3).postpartum abdominal pain, amenorrhea due to blood stasis, (4).hemoptysis, hematemesis and epistaxis associated with excessive heat in the blood, and, externally, (5).for burns, boils, and sores. The herb is commonly known as Radix et Rhizoma Rhei, Rhubarb, Dà Huánɡ.
Folium Sennae(Senna Leaf).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Folium Sennae is the dried leaflet of Cassia angustifolia Vahl or Cassia acutifolia Delile(family Leguminosae), used as a purgative for the treatment of constipation, especially habitual constipation. The herb is commonly known as Folium Sennae, Senna Leaf, Fān Xiè Yè.
Brief Introduction: The Herb Aloe is the dried leaf juice of Aloe barbadensis Mill., Aloe ferox Mill., or related species(family Liliaceae), used (1).as a purgative for constipation, (2).to clear the liver for treating liver fire with dizziness, headache and irritability, and (3).to kill intestinal parasitic worms. The herb is commonly known as Aloe, Lú Huì.