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Related to Atractylodes macrocephala: Glycyrrhiza uralensis, Poria cocos

thistle

Chinese medicine
A perennial plant, the root of which is antiemetic and antidiarrhoeal; it is used for gastrointestinal complaints (anorexia, bloating, diarrhoea, gastroenteritis, nausea and vomiting), abdominal and chest pain, diaphoresis, oedema, fatigue, and joint, muscle and pregnancy-related pain.
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Zhu, Identification Index of Atractylodes Macrocephala and its Adunerants, Lishizhen Med.
From all tested extracts the petroleum ether extract of Atractylodes macrocephala Koidz.
We prepared DZD by a mixture comprising the following three dried herbs: Zexie (Alisma orientalis, 30 g), Baizhu (Atractylodes macrocephala, 12 g), and Dahuang (Rheum palmatum, 15 g).
Nine hundred and fifty-eight compounds were found, 348 in Radix Bupleuri, 175 in Angelicae Sinensis Radix, 92 in Paeoniae Radix Alba, 52 in Poria Cocos (Schw.) Wolf., 63 in Atractylodes Macrocephala Koidz., and 318 in Licorice.
Astragalus (Huangqi), Panax japonicas (Zhujieshen), and Atractylodes macrocephala Koidz (Baizhu) were used for invigorating qi and enriching blood.
Lin, "Gastrointestinal inhibitory effects of sesquiterpene lactones from Atractylodes macrocephala," Journal of Chinese Medicinal Materials, vol.
Linggui Zhugan (LGZGD) and Yinchenhao (YCHD) decoctions are two well-known traditional CHM, from Treatise on Febrile Diseases, and consist of Fuling (Poria cocos), Guizhi (cassia twig), Baizhu (Atractylodes macrocephala Koidz), Gancao (licorice), Yinchen (herba artemisiae scopariae), Zhizi (Gardenia), and Dahuang (rhubarb).
(Radix Bupleuri), 300 g of Angelica sinensis (Oliv.) Diels (Radix Angelicae Sinensis), 300 g of Atractylodes macrocephala Koidz.