What is Atractylodes Rhizome?
Atractylodes Rhizome is a plant. People use the root to make medicine. Atractylodes Rhizome is used for obesity, indigestion, stomach ache, bloating, fluid retention, diarrhea, loss of appetite, sweating, night blindness, weight loss due to cancer, allergies to dust mites, and joint pain (rheumatism). It is also used for colds, flu, and fever.
Atractylodes Rhizome is used with other herbs in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for treating lung cancer and for treating complications of dialysis, a mechanical method for "cleaning the blood" when the kidneys have failed.
Also known as White Atractylodes Rhizome or Atractylodes Macrocephala Rhizome, it refers to the root of Atractylodes macrocephala Koidz., which is a perennial herb, 30 to 60 in height. Rhizome is fleshy and clenched like a fist. Stem is erect and branching in upper part. Leaves grow alternatively, 3-parted or undivided in upper stem, elliptic lobes, and margined with spinescents. This perennial flowering plant is with terminal capitulum, bell-shaped involucre, purple-red corolla, and slightly flattened ellipsoid achene. Flowering period is July to September and fruit-bearing stage is August to October.
The medicinal part is the root, which is collected in winter, dirt removed, dried over a fire or in the sun, and fibril removed. It clenches like a fist, 3 to 13cm long, and 1.5 to 7cm in diameter. The surface is grayish yellow or grayish brown in color, with tubercule and intermittent lengthwise wrinkles and fibril scars, and remnant stem base and bud scars on top. The texture is hard and difficult to break. Traverse cross section is uneven, yellowish white to light brown, and scattered with brownish yellow oil spots. It has a delicate fragrance and sweet but pungent taste. But it is sticky when chewing.
|Chinese Name||Bai Zhu|
|English Name||Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae|
|Appearance||Light yellow color|
|Shelf life||2 years|
|Usage||Healthcare products,Pharmaceutical raw material,extract raw material,cosmetic products|
|Storage||Store in Cool and dry ,ventilate places|
|Shipping Way||Samll order: by FEDEX,DHL,EMS express deliveryBulk Order:by air or sea, or as customer's request|
1. It has a diuretic effect
2. It has the effect of lowering blood sugar
3. It has anticoagulant effect
4. It has immune enhancement effect
5. It has antioxidant effect
6. It has an anti-fetal effect
1.Applied in food field, it is used in coffee and other drinks;
2.Applied in health product & pharmaceutical field;