Atractylodes


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At·rac·ty·lo·des

(ă-trak'ti-lō'dēz)
A. macrocephala, used in traditional Chinese medicine as a specific against tetany and jaundice; also purported to increase longevity.
[G. atraktylōdes, thistlelike]
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According to the disorder of this syndrome, we self-prescribed Compound Kuqin which was composed of Baikal Skullcap Root, lightyellow Sophora root, Largehead Atractylodes Rhizome, Honeysuckle flower, and Membranous Milkvetch root, etc.
It has been reported that traditional Chinese medicine named 'Yi Gan Powder' (including Atractylodes lancea , Poria, Chuanxiong, Angelica, Bupleurum, Radix Glycyrrhizae, and Uncaria) can alleviate RBD.[76] Its mechanism might be related to the influence of GABAergic and serotonergic neurons.
LGZG is a classic TCM formula, which is a mixture of four herbs: Poria, Ramulus Cinnamomi, Atractylodes macrocephala Koidz, and Radix Glycyrrhizae.
Sumiyoshi, "Effects of an Atractylodes lancea rhizome extract and a volatile component [beta]-eudesmol on gastrointestinal motility in mice," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.
Sijunzi decoction (SJZD) is a classic prescription used in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and is prepared using four kinds of Chinese herbs, Ginseng Radix, Atractylodes Macrocephalae Rhizoma, Poria, and Glycyrrhizae Radix.
Zheng, "Macrophage activation by polysaccharides from Atractylodes macrocephala Koidz through the nuclear factor-[kappa]B pathway," Pharmaceutical Biology, vol.
Sijunzi decoction, which is also known as the "Four Gentlemen" decoction, consists of four types of herbs: Poria cocos, Radix ginseng, Glycyrrhiza uralensis and Atractylodes macrocephala (9).
According to traditional Chinese medicine, the patient was diagnosed with a yin deficiency, she was prescribed Atractylodes rhizome, raw gardenia, Rhizoma Chuanxiong, radix paeoniae rubra, Cyperus rotundus, paeonol, comfrey, raw rehmannia, Anemarrhena, phellodendron, Radix Bupleuri, artemisinin annua and other medications, which she took for two months.
The eight Chinese herbal medicines used in this study were Chai Hu (Bupleurum), Bai Zhu (Atractylodes), Bai Shao (Paeonia), Gan Cao (Glycyrrhiza), Bu Gu Zhi (Psoralea), Bo He (Mentha), Fu Ling (Poria), and Shi Gao (Gypsum).
Wang, "Anti-oxidative abilities of essential oils from Atractylodes ovata Rhizome," Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol.
Biatractylolide was isolated from the ethyl acetate extract of Atractylodes macrocephala by multistep chromatographic processing [20] (Figure 1).