Atractylodes seeds macrocephala BAI ZHU seeds
Medicinal Uses: Anti-bacterial; Diuretic; Sedative; Stomachic; Tonic.
Bai Zhu is widely used in traditional. The root is a bitter-sweet tonic that acts mainly upon the digestive system and strengthens the spleen.
The root is antibacterial, diuretic, hypoglycemic, sedative, stomachic and tonic[176, 238]. It is used in the treatment of poor appetite, dyspepsia, abdominal distension, chronic diarrhea, edema and spontaneous sweating. It is often used in conjunction with other