Table 2: Analysis of the top 16 frequently used Chinese herb medicines in treatment of T2DM.

Herb name English (Latin)Frequencyfrequency %Cumulative percentiles %

goldthread root (Coptis chinensis)78.648.64
Rehmannia glutinosa (Rehmanniae Radix Praeparata)56.1714.81
Panax ginseng (Panax Ginseng C. A. Mey.)56.1720.98
Lobed Kudzuvine Root (Radix Puerariae)33.7024.68
Milkvetch Root (Hedysarum Multijugum Maxim.)33.7028.38
Trichosanthes kirilowii Maxim (Trichosanthis Radix)33.7032.08
Bupleurum chinense (Radix Bupleuri)22.4734.55
Rhubarb (Radix Rhei Et Rhizome)22.4737.02
Lycium chinense Mill root (Lycii Cortex)22.4739.49
Wolfiporia cocos (Poria Cocos(Schw.) Wolf.)22.4741.96
Scutellaria baicalensis (Scutellaria baicalensis Georgi)22.4744.43
nagaimo (Dioscorea opposita)22.4746.90
Cornus officinalis Sieb. et Zucc (Cornus officinalis)22.4749.37
Atractylodes Lancea (Thunb.)DC.(Rhizoma Atractylodis)22.4751.84
Prunus mume (Dark Plum Fruit)22.4754.31
Rhizoma Anemarrhenae (Anemarrhena asphodeloides)22.4756.78