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Cang Zhu

Atractylodes | 蒼朮
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SKU A3350

Ingredient: Cang-zhu atractylodes rhizome (cang zhu).

Mandarin: 制川烏
Pin-Yin: Zhi Chuan Wu
English: Aconite
Romaji: Seisenu
Kanji: 制川烏
Kampo: No



Pharmaceutical Name:

  • Atractylodis Rhizoma


  • Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica (Bensky et al.)


  • Bitter, warm, acrid

Channels Entered:

  • Stomach, spleen

Herb Actions:

  • Clears dampness
  • Fortifies the spleen
  • Encourages sweating
  • Extinguishes wind-dampness
  • Expels dampness from the lower burner
  • Supplements eye health


  • Not recommended for those with excessive sweating caused by a deficiency in the exterior
  • Not recommended for those with heat in the interior caused by a deficiency in yin


Commonly Found In:

  • Ginseng & Atractylodes Formula, Hoelen & Atractylodes Combination, Cyperus & Atractylodes Formula

FUNCTIONS: Strongly dries dampness, strengthens spleen, removes wind-damp, promotes urination.*

* This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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