MEDICINAL HERBAL CLASSIFICATIONS

 

Herbs for Eliminating:

 

††††††††††† Promoting sweating and dispelling wind/cold/heat: diaphoretics

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Promote Sweating and Dispel Wind Cold:

†††† pungent, warm circulatory stimulant diaphoretics

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Peppermint leaf and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ginger rhizome and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Osha root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Butterbur root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Magnolia Bud

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Xanthium--Siberian cocklebur

Perilla leaf

Scallion bulb

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Promote Sweating and Dispel Wind Heat

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† pungent, cool peripheral vasodilatory diaphoretics

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Elder flower

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Linden leaf and flower

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Catnip leaf

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Spearmint leafand essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Boneset herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Vervain herb

Burdock seed

Mulberry leaf

Chrysanthemum flower

Evodia

Duckweed

 

††††††††††† Promoting urination and draining fluid congestion: diuretics

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† draining diuretics

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Lovage root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Goldenrod herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Couch grass rhizome

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Squills bulb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Dandelion leaf

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Elder bark

 

††††††††††† Promoting bowel movement and removing accumulations: laxatives

††††††††††††††††††††††† Promote Bowel movement, Reduce Liver Cngestion and Relieve Epigastric Fullness

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† warm cholalagogue laxatives, liver decongestants

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Celandine herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Milk Thistle seed

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Culverís root

Fumitory herb

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Promote Bowel Movement, Clear Damp Heat and Stop Vomiting

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† cool cholalagogue laxatives

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Wormwood herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Blue flag rhizome

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† May apple rhizome

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Fringe tree root bark

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Balmony herb

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Promote Bowel Movement, Remove Accumulations and Clear Heat

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† Stimulant laxatives/purgatives

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Cascara sagrada bark

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Alder buckthorn bark

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Rhubarb rhizome

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Senna leaf

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Aloe resin

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Tamarind pulp

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Castor bean

 

††††††††††† Promoting expectoration and resolving phlegm: expectorants

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Promote Expectoration and Resolve Cold Phlegm

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† pungent, warm stimulant expectorants, antitussives

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† ††††††† Thyme herb and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Hyssop herb and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Pine needle and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Basil herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Winter savory herb and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Blood root rhizome

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Yerba santa leaf

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Immortal root

Wild ginger root and herb

Platycodon (Ballonflower) root

Pinellia corm

Honey locust pod

Ginger root

 

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Promote Expectoration, Reduce Infection and Resolve Hot Phlegm

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† pungent, cool, antiseptic expectorants, antitussives

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Eucalyptus leaf and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Pleurisy root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Scabious root and herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† White horehound herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Coltsfoot herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Black Bamboo Shavings, Sap, Root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Loquat leaf

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Fritillary bulb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Tricosanthes (Snakegourd)seed, fruit and Rind

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Plaintain leaf

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Pumice

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Clam shell

 

††††††††††† Promoting menstruation and clearing stagnation:

†††† stimulant emmenagogues

††††††††††††††††††††††† Blue cohosh

††††††††††††††††††††††† Wild ginger rhizome

††††††††††††††††††††††† Hazelwort rhizome

††††††††††††††††††††††† Rue herb

††††††††††††††††††††††† Pennyroyal herb

 

††††††††††† Causing vomiting: emetics

 

Herbs for Restoring:

 

††††††††††† Increasing the Qi and replenishing deficiency: restoratives

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Increase Heart Qi, Restore Coronary Circulation and Relieve Chest Oppression

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† neurocardiac restoratives and stimulants, coronary restoratives

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Hawthorn berry

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Arnica flower

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Lily of the Valley

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Valerian rhizome

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Cereus stem and flower

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Foxglove

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Increase Digestive Qi, Promote Absorption and Relieve Fatigue

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† sweet digestives, anastative nutritives

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† ††††††† American Ginseng root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Elecampane root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Licorice root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Parsley root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Codonopsis root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Atractylodes Root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mountain Yam root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Pseudostellaria root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Rice grain

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Barley malt sugar and sprout

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chicken Gizzard ling

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Rice Grain sprouted

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

††††††††††††††††††††††† Increase Urinary Qi, Harmonize Urination and Relieve Incontinence

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† antienuretics, antileucorrheals, diuretics

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Fennel seed and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Buchu leaf

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Poplar bark

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Gravel root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sea holly root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Long Yam root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Asian Dodder seed

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Japanese Dogwood berry

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Unripe Chinese Raspberry fruit

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Lotus stamen

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Praying Mantis Egg Case

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ephedra root

Sweet rice root

Poria (Hoelen) fungus

Alisma (Water Plantain) Root

Polyporus mushroom

Chinese Lobelia herb and root

Aduki bean

Croton seed

Asian Poke root

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Increase Reproductive Qi, Harmonize Menstruation and Relieve Infertility

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† uterus and fertility restoratives

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Helionas rhizome

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Life root herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† White deadnettle herb and root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mugwort herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Geranium herb and essential oil

 

††††††††††† Tonifying the Yang and dispelling cold: stimulants

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Tonify the Yang, Simulate Circulation, Dispel Cold and Relieve Chills

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† coronary stimulants

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Rosemary leaf and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Cayenne pepper

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Prickly ash bark

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Cinnamon bark and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Camphor resin and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Bayberry bark

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Aconite root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Toad venom

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† Tonify the Kidney Yang and relief infertility and impotence

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Epimedium leaf

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Morinda root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mature Deer Antler and Antler Glue

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sea Cucumber

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sea Horse

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Seal Genitals

Saw palmetto berry

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Damiana leaf

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jasmine flower and essential oil

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Stimulate Circulation, Dispel Wind/Damp/Cold, and Relief Joint and Muscle Pain

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† diaphoretic and analgesic antirheumatics/antiarthritics

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Juniper berry and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sassafras root bark

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Virginia snakeroot

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jamaica sarsaparilla root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Bittersweet stalk

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Cowslip root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Meadowsweet herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ledebouriella root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Cinnamon twig

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Notopterygium root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Hairy Angelica root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chinese Clematis root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mulberry twig

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Knotty Pine Wood Shaving

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Silk worm dropping

 

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Tonify Liver and Kidney, Strengthen sinews and Bones:Musculoskeletal restoratives

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Acanthopanax root bark

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Eucommia bark

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Loranthus (Asian MIstletoe) twig

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

††††††††††† ††††† Stimulate Digestion, Warm The Middle, Resolve Mucus Damp And Relieve Abdominal Fullness †††††††††††††††† †††††pungent, warm digestive stimulants

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Calamus rhizome

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Angelica root and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Horseradish root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Cardamom pod and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Black peppercorn and essential oil

Evodia berry

Dried Ginger root

Clove bud

Sichuan peppercorn

Asafoetida resin

Long Pepper Fruit spike

Fennel Seed

Fenugreek seed

Persimmon Calyx

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Stimulate Digestion, Remove Accumulations And Relieve Appetite Loss

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† bitter, cool digestive stimulants

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Blessed thistle herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Barberry root bark

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Oregon grape root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Centaury herb

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Transform Spleen Dampness

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† Pungent, dry digestants

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Amomum (Cluster Cardamom) pod

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Betal (Areca) husks

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Radish seed

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Black Actractylodes root

†††††††††††††††††††††††

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Moisten the intestines, Relieve Dryness and constipation

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† demulcent laxatives

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Dendrobium stem

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Cannabis seed

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mirabilitum (Glauberís Salt)

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Promote Astriction, Relieve Diarrhea

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Nutmeg seed

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Opium poppy husk

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Cuttlefish bone

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Lotus seed and leaf

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Black Plum fruit

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Pomegranate husk

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Red Kaolin

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Limonitum (Clay Ironstone)

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Reduce Colic and Abdominal Pain

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Magnolia bark

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Amomum (Wild Cardamom) pod

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Lychee seed

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Cockle shell

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Harmonize the Liver and Spleen, reduce liver congestion and Epigastric Fullness

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ripe and Unripe Tangerine rind

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Saussurea root

Ripe and Unripe bitter orange fruit

Tumeric tuber and rhizome

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Reduce Liver and Gallbladder inflammation

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Gardenia pod/fruit

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Rhubarb root

Gentian root

 

 

††††††††††† Nourishing the blood and replenishing deficiency: nutritives

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Provide Nourishment, Restore the Endocrine, Nervous and Immune Systems

anastative nutritives, endocrine restoratives, central nervous restoratives, immune enhancers

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Flower pollen

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Microalgae

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Wheatgrass

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Oat berry and straw

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Watercress herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kelp thallus

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Bladderwrack thallus

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Enrich Liver Yin, Nourish Blood and Relieve Fatigue

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† hepatic anastative, hemogenics

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Artichoke leaf

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Alfalfa herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Nettle herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Preparred Rehmannia root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Lycium (Wolfberry) berry

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ass Hide Glue

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jujube (Zizyphus) berry

 

††††††††††† Enriching the Yin, Moistening dryness and Generate Fluids:

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† sweet, bland demulcents

†††† (mucogenic secretories, secretolytic expectorants, hydrogenics)

††††††††††† Asparagus root

††††††††††† Marsh mallow root

††††††††††† Blue mallow flower

††††††††††† Slippery elm bark

††††††††††† Comfrey leaf

††††††††††† Mullein leaf

††††††††††† Iceland moss

††††††††††† Irish moss

††††††††††† Lungwort lichen

††††††††††† Chickweed herb

††††††††††† Borage herb

††††††††††† Aloe gel

††††††††††† Balm of Gilead bud

 

††††††††††† Promote moisture, promote secretions, and relieve Respiratory dryness

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† Nourish the Yin, generate fluids and moisten dryness

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† Brochial demulcents, mucogenics, mucoyic expectorants

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ophiopogon Root

Asparagus rhizome

Anemarrhena Root

Trichosanthes root (Snakegourd root)

Glehnia root

Fritillaria

Lycium (Wolfberry) root bark

 

††††††††††† Promoting Astriction and Drying Damp:

†††† astringents (mucostatics/anticatarrhals, antidiarrheals, hemostatics, styptics

††††††††††† Sage leaf and essential oil

††††††††††† Tormentil rhizome

††††††††††† Birthroot

††††††††††† Cranesbill root

††††††††††† White oak bark

††††††††††† Eyebright herb

††††††††††† Canadian fleabane herb

††††††††††† Sumac root bark

††††††††††† Turpentine oil

††††††††††† Cattail pollen

††††††††††† Rehmannia root

††††††††††† Potato Yam (Dioscorea) Tuber

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Lotus Receptacle and root node

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Charred Human hair

 

††††††††††† Moisten the Kidneys and Relieve Urinary Irritation

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† Urinary demulcents

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Coix (Jobís-Tears) seeds

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Musk Mallow Seed

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Marshmallow

†††††††††††

Herbs for Draining:

 

††††††††††† Circulating the Qi and loosening constraint and Stop Spasms

††††††††††† †††† relaxants, spasmolytics

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Circulate Lung Qi, Open the Chest and Relieve Wheezing

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† bronchodilators, antiasthmatics

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Lobelia herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† White cherry bark

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Grindellia herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Aniseed and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Perilla seed

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Bitter apricot kernal

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Wild Asparagus (Stemona) root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ephedra Stem

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Coltsfoot flower

Mulberry root bark

Kelp Seaweed

Japanese Elecampane flower

Hematite

Stalactite tip

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Tonify Lung and Kidney Yang, and Arrest Wheezing

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† Adrenocortical restorative antiasthmatics

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Cordyceps

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Gecko

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Circulate Heart Qi, Regulate Circulation, and Relieve Irritability

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† hypotensives, vasodilators

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Lavender flower and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mellisa leaf and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Skullcap herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Bugleweed herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Wood betony herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Selfheal spike

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Cowslip flower

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Rauwolfia root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Madagascar Periwinkle Root and Herb

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Vitalize the Blood and Disperse Blood Stasis in the Heart

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Gingko leaf

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Asian Hawthorne berry

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sichuan Lovage Root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Red Sage

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Safflower

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kudzu (Pueraria) root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Siberian Solomonís-Seal root (Polygonatum)

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Circulate Intestinal Qi, Harmonize Urination and Relieve Pain

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† intestinal spasmolytics

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Wild Yam Root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chamomile flower and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Caraway seed and essential oil

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Circulate Urinary Qi, Harmonize Urination and Relieve Pain

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† †††††† St. Johnís wort herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Wild carrot seed and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Parsley seed and essential oil

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Circulate Uterus Qi, Harmonize Menstruation, and Relieve Pain

Motherwort herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Marjoram herb and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Oregano herb and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Black cohosh root

††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† Ladyís slipper rhizome

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Black haw bark

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Cramp bark

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Tansey herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Feverfew herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Pasque flower herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chasteberry

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Dong Quai

Tree Peony Bark

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Saussurea root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Asian Trumpet Creeper vine

†††††††††††††††††††††††

††††††††††††††††††††††† Relax the Uterus and Relieve Dysmenorrhea

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Asian Motherwort Herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† White Peony root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Peach Kernal

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Flying Squirrel Dropping

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Japonese Rose Flower

†††††††††††

††††††††††† Clearing heat, and reducing fever and inflammation: refrigerants

†††††††††††††††††††††††

††††††††††††††††††††††† Clear Heat and Reduce Fever

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† bitter, cold antipyrtics

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Gentian root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Bogbean herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chicory root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Melilot herb

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Clear Heat, Cool the Blood and Stop Bleeding

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† sour, stringent, cold anti-inflammatory decongestants and hemostatics

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Wood sorrel herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Grapevine leaf

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ladyís mantle herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sanicle herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Rose petal and essential oil

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Clear Heat, Dry damp, Reduce Infection and Dry Discharge

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† bitter, astringent, cold antiseptics

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Horsetail herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sandlewood and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Bilberry leaf and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Loosestrife herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Agrimony

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Bearberry leaf

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Willow bark

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Cornsilk style

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Blackberry leaf

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Clear Heat and Detoxify Fire Toxins

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† cool, antiseptic detoxicants

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Lemon rind and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Purselane herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ribwort plantain herb†††

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† Dispel wind-heat and detoxify fire toxin

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Japanese honeysuckle flower

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Forsythia valve

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Usnea thallus

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Garlic bulb†††††††

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† Clear damp heat and detoxify fire toxin

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Coptis root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Baikal Skullcap (Scutellaria)root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Isatis root and leaf

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Phellodendron (Siberian cork tree) bark

††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† Three needle barberry root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Asian wintergreen root and herb

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Clear Damp heat from the Bladder, and clear infection

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Aristolochia stem

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Talc

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Polygonum (Knotgrass) herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Asian Plantain Seed

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Felt Fern Leaf

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Japanese Climbing Fern Herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Akebia Stem

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Bamboo Grass leaf

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

††††††††††††††††††††††† Dispel wind/Damp/Heat and Relieve Painful Obstruction:Reduce Joint Pain and Swelling

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† Anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antipyretic, antiarthritic

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Stephania root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Large leaf Gentian root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Japanese Honeysuckle stem and Leaf

 

††††††††††† Vitalizing the blood and removing congestion: decongestants

†††† †††††††††††††††††† †††††astringent venous and uterine decongestants

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Goldenseal rhizome

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Red root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Yarrow herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Shepardís purse herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Witch hazel leaf

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Squaw vine herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Marigold flower

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Cyperus cone and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Stoneroot

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Horse chestnut

 

Herbs for Altering and Regulating:

 

††††††††††† Promoting detoxification and resolving toxicosis: detoxicants

††††††††††† †††† resolve detoxicants (antidyskratics, lymphatic decongestants, dermatropics, anntitumorals

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Dandelion root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Yellow dock root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Poke root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Figwort root and herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Burdock root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Heartease herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Birch leaf and bud

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Walnut leaf and hull

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Cleavers herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Pipsissewa (Wintergreen) herb and root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Speedwell herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Hydrangea rhizome

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Red clover flower

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Celery seed

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Bistort herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Thin leaf rattlebox herb

 

Herbs for Symptom Treatment:

 

††††††††††† Enhancing pregnancy and childbirth: pregnancy enhancers

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Raspberry leaf

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Birthwort root

 

††††††††††† Calming the spirit: nervous

†††† sedatives (depressant hypnotics, neurocardiac sedatives, anticonvulsants)

††††††††††† Mistletoe herb

††††††††††† Hops flower

††††††††††† Passionflower herb

††††††††††† Bitter orange flower and Neroli essential oil

††††††††††† Tribulus fruit

††††††††††† Asian Corydalis Corm

††††††††††† Seashore Chastetree (Vitex) berry

††††††††††† Bupleurum root

††††††††††† Chinese Lovage (Ligusticum) root

Prepared Aconite root tuber

Tangerine seed

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Calm the Heart, Sedate the Nerves and Relieve Anxiety

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Dragon bone

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Oyster shell

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Magnetite

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mother of Pearl shell

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Pearl

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Calcite

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Purple flurite

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Amber resin

††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† Cinnabar

Ziziphus (Sour Jujube) Seed

Wheat Berry

Fermented Soybean

 

††††† Relax the nerves and stop spasms

††††† Extinguish internal wind, stop spasms and clear wind phlegm

††††††††††† Gastrodia corm

††††††††††† Uncaria (Gambir) vine twig

††††††††††† Cicada slough

††††††††††† Silkworm larva

††††††††††† Jack-in-the-Pulpit corm

††††††††††† Tortoise shell

††††††††††† Abalone shell

††††††††††† Snake slough

††††††††††† Scorpion

††††††††††† Centipede

††††††††††† Chlorite

†††††††††††

Quell fire, extinquish Wind and Calm the Spirit

†††† Depressant antipyretics and spasmolytics

††††††††††† Bear Gallbladder

††††††††††† Ox Gallstone

††††††††††† Antelope horn

††††††††††† Water Buffalo horn

††††††††††† Gypsum

††††††††††† Earthworm

††††††††††† Viper Gallbladder

††††††††††† Pig Gallbladder

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† Tonify Liver and Kidneys, benefit essence, Relieve Depression

††††††††††††††††††††††† Antidepressant central nervous system restoratives

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Polygonum (He shou wu) root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Glossy Privet (ligustrum) berry

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mulberry fruit

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Euphoria (Longan) fruit

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Eclipta (Field Lotus) herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Gotu Kola leaf

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Black Sesame seed

†††††††††††††††††††††††

††††††††††††††††††††††† Lifting the spirit: nervous stimulants

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† Open the orifices and revive the senses with aromatic herbs

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† Analeptics, psychogenics

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Acorus (Rock Sweet Flag) root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Liquidanber (Storax) resin

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Borneo Camphor resin

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Musk

Nux Vomica (Strychnos) nut

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Benzoin

 

††††††††††† Promoting tissue repair: vulneraries (analgesics, detumescents)

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† Disperse Congealed blood

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Pseudoginseng (San Qi) root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Myrrh resin

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Frankincense (Boswellia) resin

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Dragonís-blood resin

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Cockroach

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Leech

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Pyrite

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Dolomite

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Calamine

 

††††††††††† Stimulating immunity and reducing infection:

†††† anti-infectives, immunostimulants (antibacterials, antivirals, antifungals

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Garlic bulb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Myrrh resin and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Catjeput leaf and bud and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Tea tree leaf and bud and essential oil

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Echinacea root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Wild indigo root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chaparral leaf

 

††††††††††† Tonify the Righeous Qi:Endocrine restoratives, Adaptogens and immune enhancers

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Eleuthero ginseng root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Velvet deer antler

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Human Placenta

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Asian (Panax) ginseng root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Schisandra berry

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Reishi mushroom

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Astragalus root

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Licorice root

 

††††††††††† Clearing parasites: antiparasitics, antihelminics

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† Clear internal Parasites

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Red Squash seed

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Betel nut

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Annual wormwood (artemesia) herb

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Aloe resin

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† Clear externalParasites

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Cnidiumseed

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Hornet nest

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sulfur

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Alum

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††