Bai Zhu

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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

Herbs that Combine with Bai Zhu

DANG SHEN     PATCHOULI     GAN CAO     HUANG QIN     HUANG QI     WU WEI Zi

References:  http://alternativehealing.org/Bai_Zhu.htm, http://www.itmonline.org/arts/atract.htm, herbpathy.com