What are the taboos of soaking in water?

Today we are going to introduce the effects and taboos of Atractylodes japonicus soaking in water and drinking. Before talking about this, do you know what atractylodes japonicus is? If you usually pay attention to some Chinese medicinal materials, you may know it; yes, atractylodes japonica is a kind of Chinese medicine So, since it is a traditional Chinese medicine soaked in water, we of course have to understand its efficacy and taboo; next we will take a look at what is the contraindication of the herb soaked in water.

What are the taboos of soaking in water?

Atractylodes, Atractylodes asteraceae is a perennial herb. The rhizome is lying flat or rising obliquely, with adventitious roots. The stems are erect, up to 100 cm high, solitary or a few stems are clustered, and the base leaves fall off at flowering stage; the middle and lower stems and leaves are almost sessile, round, obovate, obliquely ovate, oval or elliptical, above the middle or only The upper stems and leaves are not divided, oblong ovate, obovate oblong or oblong, all leaves are hard paper, green on both sides, glabrous, with needle-like cilia or triangular thorns or heavy on the edges or lobes Thorny teeth. The head-like inflorescence is solitary at the top of the stems and branches, the involucre is campanulate, and the bracts are needle-shaped pinnately or deeply parted. The small flowers are white, achenes obovate, densely appressed white long straight hairs, crested bristles brown or dirty white, blooming and fruiting from June to October.

Atractylodes rhizome is used as medicine, it is a medicine for spleen movement, with bitter, warm and pungent nature, and has the effects of drying dampness, resolving turbidity, and relieving pain. This species has many commodity names for medicinal materials, such as Han Cangzhu and Spear Cangzhu (Spear Cangzhu); but many commercial names can be roughly divided into two categories, namely, the northern atractylodes produced in the north and the southern atractylodes produced in the south.

Efficacy, expelling wind and dampness: used for rheumatoid arthritis of wind, cold and dampness, it can be used with Qianghuo, Fangfeng, Guizhi, and Gentiana; for wet arthritis, it can be used with Phellodendron amurense and Achyranthes, such as Sanmiao San , Si Miao San. To invigorate the spleen and stop diarrhea: It is used for dampness and evil trapping of the spleen, symptoms of full abdominal distension, loose stools, often used with Magnolia officinalis and dried tangerine peel, such as Pingwei San. Dispelling cold and relieving the table: used for externally induced wind-cold, symptomatic headache, dizziness, aversion to cold and fever, no sweat, and thick and greasy tongue coating. It can be used with Nepeta, Ligusticum and Angelica dahurica, such as Shenshu San. Removal of barriers and eyesight: used for internal and external haze, blue blindness and night blindness. It can be used with black sesame seeds or pig liver. Dry dampness and resolve phlegm: Used for phlegm, dampness, cough and asthma, often used with Pinellia, dried tangerine peel, and sun-dried stems.

The taboo of Atractylodes, yin deficiency and internal heat, qi deficiency and excessive sweating should not be taken.

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