Radix Rumecis Patientiae(Patient Dock Root).

TCM Herbalism:Medicinals and Classifications. ✵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 Regulating blood conditions,Herbs Hemostatics.

 TCM Herbs Icon10 Introduction: Herbs Regulating blood conditions,Herbs Hemostatics: the blood-regulating herbs are an agent or substance herbs that has the effects of regulating blood-including arresting bleeding and activating circulation-and tonifying blood.The herbs hemostatics or hemostatic herbs are an agent or substance that arrests bleeding, either internal or external.

Classifications of Herbs.

 TCM Herbs Icon 10 Introduction: The Herbs Regulating blood conditions,Herbs Hemostatics are known including:, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , .

 ✵Till the date Oct 10th,2019, there are Totally [20] kinds of common TCM herbs, [20] kinds of related plant species, [1] kind of related mineral, are recorded in this category. These Herbs Regulating blood conditions,Herbs Hemostatics are briefly introduced separately:

Radix Rumecis Patientiae(Patient Dock Root).

 Radix Rumecis Patientiae Brief Introduction: The Herb Radix Rumecis Patientiae is the dried root of Rumex patientia L.(family Polygonaceae), used as a blood-cooling hemostatic for various types of hemorrhage due to excessive heat in the blood. The herb is commonly known as Radix Rumecis Patientiae, Patient Dock Root, Niú Xī Xī.

 ✵Common herbal classics and other famous herbal classics defined the herb Radix Rumecis Patientiae(Patient Dock Root) as the dried root of the species (1). Rumex patientia L. It is a plant of the Rumex L. genus, the Polygonaceae family of the Polygonales order. This commonly used species is introduced as:

 Rumex patientia L. (1).Rumex patientia L.: It is commonly known as Bā Tiān Suān Mú. Herbs perennial, 1~1.5 meters tall. The roots are stout and tawny. Stem erect stout, simple or branched. Basal leaves sessile, oblong, base rounded or cordate, 15~30 cm long, entire or undulate; Cauline leaves smaller, oblong-lanceolate, subsessile, stipules sheathed membranous, tubular. Large panicles terminal and axillary; Flowers bisexual, most clustered whorls; Pedicels below middle articulate; 6 tepals, pale green, into 2 layers, persistent, inner layer 3 when fruiting, base with tuberculate processes; 6 stamens; Ovary superior, 3 styles, stigma finely lobed. Achene ovate-triangular, 3 mm long, brown, enclosed in the perianth. Its flowering period is from May to June, fruiting period is from August to September.

 Rumex patientia L. Ecological Environment: It grows in valleys, roadsides, meadows or ditches. Resources distribution: It is distributed in Gansu, Hebei, Shanxi, Shaanxi, Qinghai, and other areas.

 Rumex patientia L. Trait identification: Root circle striate or nearly conical, with a few branches, up to 20 cm long, to 5 cm in diameter. The root head is enlarged, the tip has the remnant stem base, the periphery has the brown-black scale leaf base fiber bundle and the fibrous root mark underneath has the dense horizontal grain. The surface is brownish gray to tan, have longitudinal furrow and the fibrous root mark of dot shape protuberant, reach transversely the dermoid appearance scar that lengthens. Tough, hard to break, broken face yellowish gray, very strong fiber. Slight smell, bitter taste.


✵ Last edit and latest revision date:
   cool hit counter