Atractylodis Macrocephalae Rhizoma (白术) is the dried rhizome of Atractylodes macrocephala Koidz, family Asteraceae (Compositae).
Baizhu (Chinese name), Largehead Atractylodes Rhizome
Traditional Chinese Medicine action
Bitter and sweet; warm. Enter spleen and stomach channels.
1. Baizhu : Fortify the spleen and replenish qi, dry dampness and induce diuresis, check sweating, prevent miscarriage.
2. Tuchaobaizhu : Enhance tonifying spleen and anti-diarrhea.
3. Fuchaobaizhu : Moderate dryness. Enhance fortifying spleen and anti-flatulence.
Usage and dosage 6-12 g, decoction for oral use.
* Contraindication and precaution *
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