Bai Shu or Atractylodes macrocephala,a Miracle herb for deficiency and wind-cold-dampness arthralgia.


Applications and Properties:


 Bai Shu or Atractylodis Macrocephalae Herb photo Significant and long-lasting diuretic effect.
Hypoglycemic Effect.
Strong or roborant effect.
Anticoagulant effect.
Anti-tumor effects.
Antibacterial Effect.
Promote Hematopoietic Function.
Strengthening the spleen and replenishing Qi,
Eliminating dampness and alleviate water retention,
Miscarriage prevention.


 Bai Shu or Atractylodis Macrocephalae Herb photo The herb Rhizoma Aractylodis Macrocephalae(Bai Shu) taste bitter,sweet,nature warm.Enter into spleen,stomach meridians.

In the TCM system,the herb Rhizoma Aractylodis Macrocephalae(Bai Shu) is indicated for spleen deficiency poor appetite,deficiency-weakness of spleen-QI,poor appetite with abdominal distension,abdominal distension diarrhea,phlegm and retained fluid with dizziness and palpitate,phlegm and retained fluid with dizziness,fluid retention stagnating in the interior,heat numbness with ache pains,edema(hydroncus,oedema,dropsy),dysuria(difficulty in micturition),thin sloppy stool,spontaneous perspiration(sweating),spontaneous perspiration due to deficiency of vital energy,threatened abortion,exhausted and fatigue,etc.The parepared herb Tu Bai Shu functions strengthening the spleen,harmonize the stomach,miscarriage prevention,indicated for spleen deficiency poor appetite,diarrhea loosestools,threatened abortion.

Dosage:Suggested Dosage of the Rhizoma Aractylodis Macrocephalae(Bai Shu) internal as decoction 3~15 grams,or into paste,or into pellets or powder.The parepared herb Tu Bai Shu suggested 6~12 grams.

Safety and Toxicity:

Acute Toxicity:Mice intraperitoneal injection decoction median lethal dose(LD50) is 13.3 ± 0.7g/kg. Anesthetized dogs,intravenous decoction 0.25g/kg,most cases showed drastic blood pressure decline, the average result decreased to 52.8% of the original level,did not recover in 3-4 hours.


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  • Name:Atractylodes Macrocephala Extract.
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  • Other Names:Rhizoma Atractylodes Macrocephalae,Largehead Atractylodes Rhozome,Atractylodes macrocephala Koidz.,Bái Shù.

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