Dried Atractylodes 苍术 (Cang Zhu) | (500g)

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Dried Atractylodes, also known as Cang Zhu or Atractylodes macrocephala, is an herb commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine for its potential health benefits.

Potential benefits

Digestion 😋: Dried Atractylodes is often used to support digestive health. It is believed to have digestive-stimulating properties and may help improve appetite, reduce bloating, and relieve indigestion. It is sometimes used in herbal formulas for gastrointestinal disorders such as nausea, diarrhea, and poor digestion.

Anti-inflammatory ❌: This herb contains compounds that exhibit anti-inflammatory properties. It may help reduce inflammation in the body and provide relief from inflammatory conditions, such as arthritis or inflammatory bowel diseases.

Immunity 🛡: Dried Atractylodes is known for its immune-boosting effects. It is believed to enhance the body's immune response and help defend against infections. It is often used in formulas to support immune function and strengthen the body's natural defences.

Energy This is traditionally used to combat fatigue and improve energy levels. It is believed to have tonic properties that can help increase vitality, reduce tiredness, and enhance overall stamina.

Recommended Dosage

We recommend around 10g per portion. 

Here are some suggestions on how to use dried Atractylodes:

Herbal decoctions: Dried Atractylodes is often used to make herbal decoctions or infusions. Here's a simple method:

  • Take about 6-15g of dried Atractylodes and rinse it with water.
  • Place the rinsed herb in a pot with about 500 ml of water.
  • Bring the water to a boil and then simmer it over low heat for about 20-30 minutes.
  • Strain the liquid to remove the herb and drink the resulting decoction.

Herbal decoctions are typically consumed warm and can be taken 1-2 times per day, depending on the recommendations of a healthcare professional or a practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine.

Herbal tea infusion: Dried Atractylodes can also be used to make herbal tea infusions. Here's how:

  • Take about 2-5g of dried Atractylodes and place it in a cup.
  • Pour boiling water over the herb and let it steep for about 10-15 minutes.
  • Strain the liquid and drink the herbal tea.

Herbal tea infusions can be consumed 1-2 times per day. You may add honey or lemon to enhance the taste if desired.

Remember to consult with a healthcare professional or a qualified practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine for appropriate dosage and usage guidance, especially if you have any underlying health conditions or are taking medications.

Authentic Quality 

Our Dried Atractylodes are grown using the authentic DaoDi concept and is non-sulphur treated to retain the highest quality ingredient. 

Gluten & Cruelty Free, Vegan Friendly, Non-Sulphur Treated
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