White Atractylodes Rhizome

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   Introduction To White Atractylodes Rhizome (bai zhu)

 

           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White Atractylodes Rhizome (bai zhu)

Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae

Properties: The herb is bitter and sweet in flavour, warm in nature, and acts on the spleen stomach channels. Being sweet and warm for invigorating Qi, bitter and warm for removing dampness, it mainly invigorates the spleen-qi and stomach-qi, removes dampness and activates the spleen. It is soften used for deficiency of the spleen and stomach and water retention. In addition, sufficiency of the spleen-qi and stomach-qi enables superficial Qi to protect the body from diseases, water to circulate and to prevent midcarriage. Therefore, the herb has the effects of consolidating superficies to stop sweating, inducing diuresis and preventing miscarriage.

Effects: Invigorating Qi, consolidating superficies, removing dampness, inducing diuresis and preventing miscarriage.

Indications:

1. It is often used in combination with ginseng, poria and liquorice for invigorating Qi and strengthening the spleen, such as Sijunzi Decoction, to treat deficiency of spleen-qi and stomach-qi, anorexia, gastro-abdominal distention and fullness, lassitude and loose stool; with astragalus root, dangshen, bupleurum root and other herbs for invigoration Qi and elevating Yang, to treat sinking of Qi in the middle-jiao, lingering diarrhea and proctoptosis; and unripen hitter orange for strengthening the spleen and removing food rentention, to treat deficiency of spleen-qi and stomach-qi and dyspepsic abdominal distention.

2. It is often used in combination with astragalus root, prepared aconite root, areca nut shell, poria and other herbs for invigorating Qi, warming Yang, inducing diuresis and eliminating edema, to treat deficiency of spleen-yang and kidney-yang, edema and difficulty in urination; and with poria, cinnamom twig, liquorice and other herbs for warming Yang and removing fluid retention, such as Gui Zhu Gan Decoction, to treat deficiency of spleen, excessive dampness, phlegm retention, dizziness, palpitation, oppressive chest and short breath.

3. It can be used in combination with astragalus root, light wheat and other herbs for invigorating Qi and consolidating superficies to stop sweating, to treat deficiency of Qi and spontaneous perspiration; and with white peony root, schisandra fruit oyster shell and other drugs for nourishing Yin and astringing perspiration, to treat deficiency of Yin and night sweat.

In addition, The herb can also be used to treat deficiency of spleen and threatened abortion.

Dosage and Administration: 5-15g. Used stir-baked for invigorating Qi and strengthening the spleen, and used unprepared for removing dampness and inducing diuresis.

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For the convenience of customers, we offer the White Atractylodes Rhizome (bai zhu) as the quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.

 

Directions:

 

Every sachet is equivalent to raw herb 10 grams.

 

The dosage is for adults, one sachet each time, twice a day. Please put the granule into a cup, then put 50-100ml boiling water into the cup and stir it with spoon. You will get some tea, drink it when it is luke-warm. For children, the dosage should be reduced according to the weight.

 

Air ship 50 sachets of White Atractylodes Rhizome (bai zhu) in the form of quick-dissolving granule for your personal use now at $85.00.

 

If you would like to order this raw herb, please go to the order form.