✵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:Antitussives Herbs.
Introduction: Antitussives herbs: an agent or substance herbs that stops coughing.
Brief Introduction: The herb Bulbus Fritillarie Ussuriensis is the dried bulb of Fritillaria ussuriensis Maxim.(family Liliaceae), used to clear the lung of heat, arrest cough and resolve phlegm for the treatment of cough with expectoration of sticky and blood-streaked sputum.
✵The herb Bulbus Fritillarie Ussuriensis(Ussuri Fritillary Bulb) is the dried bulb of Fritillaria ussuriensis Maxim., it is a plant of Fritillaria L. genus, the Liliaceae family of the Liliales order. It is also known as Bulbus Fritillariae Ussuriensis or Pínɡ Bèi Mǔ.
Common official herbal classics and other famous herbal classics defined the herb Bulbus Fritillarie Ussuriensis(Ussuri Fritillary Bulb) as the dried bulb of:(1). Fritillaria ussuriensis Maxim. This commonly used species is introduced as:
(1).Fritillaria ussuriensis Maxim.: Herbs, 40~60 cm tall. Bulbs 1~1.4 cm thick, consisting of 2 thick scaly valves, with a few small bulbs around. Stem base above with leaves, impeller or opposite, middle above with a few scattered; Leaves striate, 9~15 cm long, 2~6 cm wide, apex uncurly or slightly curly. 1~3 flowers, terminal, pendulous, purple with yellow squares; Flowers apically with 4~6 leaflike bracts, striate bracts' apex extremely curly; Perianth bell-shaped; 6 tepals, oblong-obovate, obtuse, nectary above base; 6 stamens, about 3/5 as long as tepals; Style papillary; Stigma 3 deeply lobed. Capsule broadly obovate, with rounded ribs. Its flowering period is from May to June.
Ecological environment: It grows on fertile soils in forests. Resource distribution: The plant is distributed in north of China.
Trait identification: the herb is oblate, 0.5~1 cm high, 0.6~2 cm in diameter. Surface milky white or yellowish-white, 2 outer scaly leaves, hypertrophy, size similar or a slightly larger embraced, the top slightly flat or slightly concave, often slightly dehiscent; The central scale is small. The quality is firm and crisp. Slight smell, bitter taste.