Names Of Cang Zhu


Cang Zhu TCM Herb - Materia Medica

  • English Name: Atractylodes
  • Pinyin Name: Cang Zhu
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How Is Cang Zhu Categorized?

Cang Zhu Functional Category

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Our Database Has 7 TCM Herbs In The Aromatic Herbs That Transform Dampness Category

How Is Cang Zhu Used Clinically?

Cang Zhu Usages and Indications

  • Strongly dries dampness, strengthens spleen - low appetite, diarrhea, epigastric distention, fatigue, vomiting, greasy tongue coat.
  • Expels wind-damp-cold (bi-syndrome) in extremities.
  • Clears damp-heat from lower burner (combine with clear-heat herbs, however, as this has a warm nature (for example, Er Miao San) - vaginal discharge, swollen and sore joints.
  • Induces sweating, release the exterior.
  • Improves vision.

How Is Cang Zhu Prepared?

Dosage and Preparation Notes For Cang Zhu

  • Dosage: 4.5-9g

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