✵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:Pungent-Warm Exterior-releasing Herbs.
Introduction: Pungent-Warm Exterior-releasing Herbs: an agent or substance herbs pungent in flavor and warm in property, which is usually used for treating a wind-cold exterior syndrome.
✵Till the date Oct 10th,2019, there are Totally  kinds of common TCM herbs,  kinds of related plant species, are recorded in this category. These Pungent-Warm Exterior-releasing Herbs are briefly introduced separately:
Ramulus Cinnamoni(Cassia Twig).
Brief Introduction: The Herb Ramulus Cinnamoni is the dried young stems of Cinnamomum cassia Presl.(family Lauraceae), used (1).to induce sweating for releasing the muscles in cases of wind-cold affliction, (2).to warm and unblock the meridians to relieve various pains due to cold and congealing blood, and (3).to stimulate menstrual discharge for treating amenorrhea. The herb is commonly known as Ramulus Cinnamoni, Cassia Twig, Guì Zhī.
✵The Cinnamomum cassia Presl or Cinnamomum verum, C. zeylanicum, is a plant of the Cinnamomum Genus, Lauraceae(laurel family) family of the Laurales order. The species commonly used as Cinnamon herb are known comes from the botanical source of 2 species, including Cinnamomum Cassia Presl., and one of its varieties Cinnamomum cassia Presl var.macrophyllum Chu, the second one is also known commonly as Large Leaf Cassia, or Large Leaf Qinghua Cassia, they are trees of the Lauraceae family and Cinnamomum genus.
The Cinnamomum cassia Presl., is a kind of evergreen tree, high 12~17 meters. Bark colored gray-brown, fragrant, young branches slightly quadrilateral. Leaves alternate, leathery; oblong to nearly lanceolate, 8~17 cm long, 3.5~6 cm wide, apex acute, base obtuse, entire, green above, shiny, grayish-green below, pilose; Basal 3 veins, apparently elevated below, veins lateral parallel; petiole stout, length 1~2 cm. Panicle axillary or nearly terminal, 10~19 cm long, pubescent; flowers small, ca. 3 cm in diameter; pedicel ca. 5 mm; floral tube ca. 2 mm, 6 lobes, yellowish green, elliptic, ca. 3 mm, Internal and external dense pubescent; development of 9 stamens, 3 round anthers oblong, 4 rooms, valve cracking, the outer 2 filaments without glands, anthers inward, the third round of the stamens outward, the base of the filament 2 glands, the most There is still a round of staminode, anther heart-shaped; pistil slightly shorter than the stamens, ovary oval, 1 room, 1 ovule, styles fine, with the ovary several equal length, stigma slightly disc-shaped. Berry oval or obovate, apex slightly truncate, dark purple, about 12~13 mm, with persistent perianth outside. Seeds long oval, purple. Its flowering period is from May to July, fruiting from October to December, or till Feb to March of the next year.
The Cinnamomum cassia BL．var．macrophyllum Chu．var．nov., also known as Large Leaf Cassia, or Large Leaf Qinghua Cassia, is a species of the Lauraceae family, and a varieties of the Cinnamomum cassia Presl., a kind of evergreen trees, high 12~17 meters, the whole plant has an aroma. Bark colored gray-brown, young branches slightly quadrangular; leaves alternate, shiny, tender leaves were purple, dark green on the back of old leaves; panicle axillary or terminal, flowers small, yellow-green; berry oval, beginning green, black purple when ripe. Its flowering period is from June to July, the fruiting period is February to March of the next year.