Common Name: White Atractylodes, Rhizoma AtractylodisMacrocephalae, Bighead atractylodes rhizome Botanical Name: Atractylodes macrocephala rhizome Pin Yin Name: Bai zhu Bai Zhu Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb. Bai Zhu Precautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Do not use in cases where Qi Stagnation manifests as a feeling of oppression or distension. Can cause diarrhea.
Bai Zhu Benefits & Information
Bai Zhu is used in traditional Chinese medicine to replenish the Qi, strengthens the spleen, improves the immune system, protect the liver, enhance hematopoietic function, benefits natural urination, dry excessive dampness, arrest sweating, and induces diuresis. Bai Zhu Properties: aromatic, slightly acrid, non toxic and sweet Bai Zhu Channels / Meridians: spleen, stomach Bai Zhu Naturally Occurring Components: humulene, β-elemol, atractlone, atractylenolide, lysine, arginine, proline, tyrosine
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