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Bai Zhu (Chao) 40 packets 2 grams

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Bai Zhu (Chao)

Brand: TCM Zone 5:1 Singles

English name: Processed (white) atractylodes rhizome, ovate atractylodes (processed)

Chinese name: Bai Zhu (Chao)

Unit Size: box of 40/2 gm packets

Potency: 5:1 extract granules

Taste: Bitter, Sweet - Bensky

Properties: Warm - Bensky

Contraindications: Contraindicated for internal heat from yin deficiency or thirst from exhausted fluids. - Bensky

Chinese Symptomology: Diarrhea, fatigue, sallow complexion, lack of appetite; Accumulation of fluids affecting digestion, reduced urination due to Spleen deficiency; damp painful obstruction; Spontaneous sweating due to qi deficiency- Bensky

Actions: Tonifies the Spleen qi, dries dampness, quiets the fetus - Bensky

Pattern: Spleen or Stomach deficiency; Qi deficiency; Restless fetus - Bensky

Channels Entered: Spleen, Stomach - Bensky

Recommendations: Excerpted from Bensky: Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica, 3rd ed"The sliced herb is dry-fried with bran until pale yellow, and the bran is sifted out. This method of preparation strengthens the Spleen and harmonizes the Stomach, and is most appropriate when the transportive and transformative functions of the middle burner lose harmony, causing poor appetite, distention, fullness, and lethargy. It can also be used for the treatment of spontaneous sweating, and for calming the fetus.

Ingredients: Bai Zhu (Chao) - Atractylodis macrocephalae Rhizoma (processed)

Excerpted from Bensky: Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica, 3rd ed.

  • Tonifies the Spleen and augments the qi: for Spleen or Stomach deficiency with such symptoms as diarrhea, fatigue, sallow complexion, and lack of appetite.
  • Dries dampness and promotes water metabolism: for accumulation of fluids affecting digestion as well as edema and reduced urination due to Spleen deficiency and its failure to transform and transport. Used as an auxiliary herb for damp painful obstruction.
  • Stabilizes the exterior and stops sweating: for spontaneous sweating due to qi deficiency. Can be used for other types of sweating when combined with appropriate herbs.
  • Calms the fetus especially when due to Spleen deficiency. Can be used for other types of this disorder when combined with appropriate herbs.

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