✵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 Fructus Hippophae is the dried ripe fruit of Hippophae rhamnoides L.(family Elaeagnaceae), used (1).as an antitussive and expectorant for treating cough with profuse phlegm, (2).as a stomachic for dyspepsia and abdominal pain due to undigested food, and (3).to promote blood circulation and remove stasis for treating traumatic wounds and amenorrhea. The herb is commonly known as Fructus Hippophae, Seabuckthorn Fruit, Shā Jí.
✵The herb Fructus Hippophae(Seabuckthorn Fruit) is the dried ripe fruit of the Hippophae rhamnoides L., it is a plant of the Hippophae genus, the Elaeagnaceae(oleaster) family of the Rosales order.
The Hippophae rhamnoides L., is a plant of the Elaeagnaceae family and Hippophae L. genus, it is commonly known as "Hippophae rhamnoides", or "Cu Liu(literally it means vinegar salix)", or "Sha Ji(literally it means bramble and thorns grow in sands)”, deciduous shrubs or trees, 1.5 meters in height, grow up to 18 meters in high mountain valleys, with more thorns, stout, terminal or lateral; twigs brownish green, densely silvery white with brown scales or sometimes white Starlike pilose, old branches gray and black, rough; buds large, golden or rusty. Single leaves usually subopposite, similar to branches, papery, narrowly lanceolate or oblong-lanceolate, 30~80 mm long, 4~13 mm wide, obtuse or base at both ends Nearly circular, base widest, green above, white peltate or stellate pilose at first, silvery or pale white below, scales, no stellate hairs; petiole very short, few or as long as 1~1.5 mm. Fruit spherical, 4~6 mm in diameter, orange; fruiting pedicels are 1~2.5 mm long; seeds small, broadly elliptic to ovate, sometimes slightly flat, 3~4.2 mm long, black or purple-black, with luster. It is flowering from April to May, fruiting from September to October.