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Cang Zhu - Atractylodis Rhyzome, 5ml
CO2 extracted Rhizoma Atractylodis - 5ml
Cang Zhu oil's fresh, sharp, earthy aroma opens and dries the nasal passages and leaves a pungent, bittersweet taste in the mouth. It seems to clarify thought and put one in the mood for deep reflection. Atractilodis Lancea, the most fragrant variety, grows wild mainly in Hubei and Jiangsu provinces. The rhizome is dug up in the spring or autumn and dried in the sun. The interior of the rhizome, the part used in medicine, is reddish in color.
Application of Cang Zhu essential oil with it's aromatic and drying nature make it useful whenever accumulation of dampness is the cause of dysfunction, illness or pain, and commonly used in the case of digestive disturbances because of it's affinity to spleen and stomach.
Note: middle and base
TCM Category: aromatic herbs that transform Dampness
Major chemical components: B-eudesmol, hinesol, atractyodin, atractylone (Chinese Medical Herbology and Pharmacology, Chen and Chen)