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Atractylodes macrocephala / BAI ZHU / Largehead Atractylodes Root Cut

Dried, Cut Largehead Atractylodes Root.
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Description

Botanical Name - Atractylodes macrocephala

Chinese Name - BAI ZHU

English Name - Largehead Atractylodes Root

Atractylodes macrocephala, commonly called Largehead Atractylodes Root or BAI ZHU in Chinese, is a member of the Asteraceae family, native to China, Japan, Korea.

It is a perennial plant growing to 0.5m by 0.4m. It flowers from July to August and the seeds ripen from August to September. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

 

Medicinal Action and Uses

Bitter - One of the herbs main functions is to invigorate Qi and strengthen the spleen.

Diuretic - Used to treat oedema and spontaneous sweating.

Stomachic- BAI ZHU can be used to help treat poor appetite, dyspepsia (indigestion), abdominal distension and chronic diarrhoea.

 

Packaging

Product is supplied in Resealable Foil Bags.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Common Name Largehead Atractylodes Root Cut
Weight 1.188000
Country of Manufacture United Kingdom

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