Cang Zhu
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Cang Zhu #1218

Name: Black Atractylodes (蒼朮)

Pinyin: Cang Zhu

Latin: Atractylodis, Rhizoma

Properties:

Taste

Characteristics

Organs

Dosage

Acrid, Bitter, Aromatic

Dispel wind-damp, remove dampness for harmonizing stomach

Spleen, Stomach, Heart

3-10g

 

Description:

The rhizome of the plant “Atractylodes “Lancea. This essential herb can dispel damp-turbidity by drying dampness with a bitter-warm sensation, harmonizing the spleen-stomach by invigorating the spleen with pungent-fragrants. It is most suitable for the dysfunction of spleen in transformation and transportation due to damp obstruction of middle energizer manifested as gastric and abdominal distention and fullness, nausea, poor appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue and white greasy tongue coating.