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Bai Zhu

Common Name

Atractylodis Rhizome

Pharmaceutical Latin

Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae

What it is:

Bai Zhu, or white atractylodes rhizome, is a bitter and warm herb used in TCM to tonify the Spleen, dry dampness, and stabilize the exterior. It is associated with the Spleen and Stomach meridians. Bai Zhu is known for its ability to tonify Spleen Qi, dry dampness, and improve appetite. It is often used in formulas to treat Spleen Qi deficiency with symptoms such as fatigue, loose stools, and lack of appetite.

How it can help:

  • Tonifies the Spleen and dries dampness
  • Stabilizes the exterior and improves appetite
  • Treats Spleen Qi deficiency with fatigue and loose stools

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