Bai Zhu


Bai Zhu written in Chinese

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

Health Conditions Treated with Bai Zhu: Depression, Edema, Excessive Sweating, Fatigue, Glaucoma, Insomnia, Migraine

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.

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