✵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 Purging Fire.
Introduction: Herbs Clearing Heat and Purging Fire: an agent or substance that has the effect of clearing heat from the Qi system, with high fever, dire thirst, dry yellow tongue coating and rapid surging pulse, or purging fire from the internal viscera, such as heart fire, liver fire, etc.
✵Till the date Oct 10th,2019, there are Totally  kinds of common TCM herbs,  kinds of related plant species,  kind of related minerals, are recorded in this category. These Herbs Clearing Heat and Purging Fire are briefly introduced separately:
Brief Introduction: The Herb Gypsum Fibrosum is a soft mineral chiefly composed of hydrated calcium sulfate(CaSO42H2O), used to clear heat and purge fire for relieving (1).high fever with fidgetiness and thirst in cases of warm diseases.(2).heat in the lung with cough and dyspnea, and (3).heat in the stomach with toothache and painful swelling of the gums, and also externally to promote the healing of wounds and ulcers.
Rhizoma Anemarrhenae(Common Anemarrhena Rhizome).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Rhizoma Anemarrhenae is the dried rhizome of Anemarrhena asphodeloides Bge.(family Liliaceae), used (1).to clear heat and purge fire for relieving high fever with dire thirst in cases of warm diseases, and cough due to heat in the lung, and (2).to nourish Yin and moisten the intestines for treating low fever in cases of Yin deficiency, diabetes, and constipation.
Semen Cassiae(Cassia Seed).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Semen Cassiae is the dried ripe seed of Cassia obtusifolia L. or Cassia tora L.(family Leguminosae), used (1).to clear the liver and brighten the eyes for treating acute inflammation of the eye, (2).to moisten the intestines for relieving constipation, and (3).nowadays for reducing high blood pressure and blood cholesterol.
Semen Celosiae(Feather Cockscomb Seed).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Semen Celosiae is the dried ripe seed of Celosia argentea L.(family Amaranthaceae), used to clear the liver of heat, improve vision and remove nebula for the treatment of acute conjunctivitis, blurred eyesight due to nebula, and dizziness due to hyperactivity of the liver.
Flos Eriocauli(Pipewort Flower).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Flos Eriocauli is the dried flower-head with the stalk of Eriocaulon beurgerianum Koern.(family Eriocaulaceae), used to dispel wind and heat for the treatment of acute conjunctivitis, nebula, and headache.
Flos Buddlejae(Pale Butterfly-bush Flower).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Flos Buddlejae is the dried flower-bud and inflorescence of Buddleja officinalis Maxim.(family Loganiaceae), used to clear liver heat and remove nebula for the treatment of acute conjunctivitis with lacrimation and photophobia, and blurred vision due to nebula.
Herba Equiseti(Common Scouring Rush Herb).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Herba Equiseti is the dried aerial part of Equisetum hiemale L.(family Equisetaceae), used in ophthalmology for treating acute infections and removing nebula.
Herba Lophatheri(Lophatherum Herb).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Herba Lophatheri is the dried stem and leaf of Lophatherum gracile Brongn.(family Gramineae), used for relieving fidgetiness and thirst in cases of febrile diseases, and dysuria with painful urination, also known as a bamboo leaf.
Plumula Nelumbinis(Lotus Plumule).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Plumula Nelumbinis is the dried plumule and radicle in the ripe seed of Nelumbo nucifera Gartn.(family Nymphaeaceae), used (1).to clear the heart and induce tranquilization for treating delirium in cases of acute febrile diseases, insomnia and nocturnal emission, and (2).to arrest seminal discharge and bleeding in cases of seminal emission and hematemesis due to blood heat.
Rhizoma Phragmitis(Reed Rhizome).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Rhizoma Phragmitis is the fresh or dried rhizome of Phragmites communis(L.) Trin.(family Gramineae), used (1).to clear heat and promote fluid production in cases of high fever with thirst, (2).to evacuate pus for treating lung abscess, and (3).to arrest vomiting in cases of stomach heat.
Folium Apocyni Veniti(Dogbane Leaf).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Folium Apocyni Veniti is the dried leaf of red dogbane, Apocyman venetum L.(family Apocynaceae), used for suppressing hyperactive liver yang, clearing heat and inducing diuresis.
Spica Prunellae(Common Selfheal Fruit-Spike).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Spica Prunellae is the dried fruit-spike of Prunella vulgaris L.(family Labiatae), used (1).to clear liver fire for the treatment of acute conjunctivitis, headache and dizziness, and (2).to dissipate nodulation for treating acute mastitis, mumps, scrofula and goiter.