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Atractylodes macrocephala / BAI ZHU / Largehead Atractylodes Root Tincture
£6.04 – £15.50
Botanical Name – Atractylodes macrocephala
Chinese Name – BAI ZHU
English Name – Largehead Atractylodes Root
Tincture made by a process of hydro-ethanolic percolation, with a ratio of 1 part Largehead Atractylodes Root to 3 parts liquid. Liquid comprises of 75% water and 25% sugar beet derived ethanol.
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 amber PET bottles with tamper evident screw tops.
250ml, 500ml, 1000ml