BAI ZHU 白术

BAI ZHU  白术

Atractylodis Macrocephalae Rhizoma (白术) is the dried rhizome of Atractylodes macrocephala Koidz, family Asteraceae (Compositae).

Other name   
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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