Expectorants,Herbs for Resolving Heat-Phlegm.

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:Expectorants,Herbs for Resolving Heat-Phlegm.

 TCM Herbs Icon03 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.

Classifications of Herbs.

 TCM Herbs Icon 03 Introduction: The Expectorants,Herbs for Resolving Heat-Phlegm are known including:, , , , , , , , , , .

 ✵Till the date Oct 10th,2019, there are Totally [11] kinds of common TCM herbs, [18] kinds of related plant species,[1] kind of mineral, are recorded in this category. These Expectorants,Herbs for Resolving Heat-Phlegm are briefly introduced separately:

Fructus Trichosanthis(Snakegourd Fruit).

 Trichosanthes kirilowii Maxim 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. The herb is commonly known as Fructus Trichosanthis, Snakegourd Fruit, Guā Lóu.more
Radix Trichosanthis(Snake-gourd Root).

 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. The herb is commonly known as Radix Trichosanthis, Snake-gourd Root, Tiān Huā Fěn.more
Concretio Silicea Bambusae(Tabashir).

 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. The herb is commonly known as Concretio Silicea Bambusae, Tabashir, Tiān Zhú Huánɡ.more
Caulis Bambusae in Taeniam(Bamboo Shavings).

 Bamboo Shavings Brief Introduction: The Herb Caulis Bambusae in Taeniam is the dried shavings of the stem of Bambusa tuldoides Munro, Phyllostachys nigra var.henonis Stapf., or Sinocalamus beecheyanus (Munro) McClure var.pubescens P.F.Li (family Gramineae), used to clear heat, resolve phlegm, induce tranquilization and stop vomiting for relieving cough or insomnia due to phlegm-heat, and vomiting due to stomach heat. The herb is commonly known as Caulis Bambusae in Taeniam, Bamboo Shavings, Zhú Rú.more
Radix Adenophorae(Fourleaf Ladybell Root).

 Adenophora tetraphylla 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. The herb is commonly known as Radix Adenophorae, Fourleaf Ladybell Root, Nán Shā Shēn.more

 Seaweed Brief Introduction: The Herb Sargassum is the dried thallus of seaweed, Sargassum pallidum (Turn.) C.Ag., 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. The herb is commonly known as Sargassum, Seaweed or Hái Zǎo.more
Thallus Laminariae seu Eckloniae(Kelp or Tangle).

 Kelp Brief Introduction: The Herb Thallus Laminariae seu Eckloniae is the dried thallus of sea tangle, Laminaria japonica Aresch., Ecklonia kurome Okam (family Laminariaceae), used together with seaweed to eliminate phlegm, soften hard masses and induce diuresis. The herb is commonly known as Thallus Laminariae seu Eckloniae, Kelp or Tangle, Kūn Bù.more
Radix Peucedani(Hogfennel Root).

 Peucedanum praeruptorum Dunn Brief Introduction: The Herb Radix Peucedani is the dried root of Peucedanum praeruptorum Dunn., Peucedanum decursivum (Miq.) 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. The herb is commonly known as Root of Whiteflower Hogfennel, Root of Common Hogfennel, or Qián Hú.more
Pseudobulbus Cremastrae seu Pleiones.

 Cremastra appendiculata 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. The herb is commonly known as Appendiculate Cremasra Pseudobulb, or Common Pleiorre Pseudobulb.more
Rhizoma Dioscoreae Bulbiferae(Airpotato Yam).

 Dioscorea bulbifera Brief Introduction: The Herb Rhizoma Dioscoreae Bulbiferae is the dried rhizome of Dioscorea bulbifera L (family Dioscoreaceae), used as a blood-cooling hemostatic for stanching various kinds of bleeding and to counteract toxins for treating boils and sores. The herb is commonly known as Rhizoma Dioscoreae Bulbiferae, Airpotato Yam Rhizome or Huánɡ Yào Zǐ.more
Lapis Micae Aureus(Mica-schist).

 Mica-schist Brief Introduction: The Herb Lapis Micae Aureus is a golden-colored mineral schist of Vermiculite Schist or Hydrobiotite Schist, usually made into pills or powders to purge phlegm and stop convulsions in the treatment of cough and dyspnea with sticky sputum, epilepsy, and mania. The herb is commonly known as Lapis Micae Aureus, Mica-schist, Jīn Ménɡ Shí.more


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