Pinyin Name: Bai Zhu
English Name: Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae
Other Names: Dong Zhu, Bighead Atractylodes Rhizome
Tastes: Sweet, Slightly Pungent
Origin: Zhejiang, Hubei, Hunan and Jianxi provinces in China
Benefits of Bai Zhu:
Bai Zhu is native to China. It is plucked in winter. It can be used to treat depression, edema, excessive sweating, fatigue, glaucoma, insomnia, migraine. It can also improve digestive system and immune system.
Side Effects: Side effects can occur in some people after taking Bai Zhu. It may include loss of appetite and stomachache.