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Atractylodes macrocephala / BAI ZHU / Largehead Atractylodes Root Cut
£8.10 – £23.76
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.
Product is supplied in Resealable Foil Bags.
250gm, 500gm, 1000gm