Atractylodis Rhizome （BaiZhu）
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Tonifies the Spleen and augments Qi；
Dries Dampness and promotes water metabolism；
Stabilizes the Exterior and stops sweating；
Calms the fetus
Spleen and Stomach Deficiency with diarrhea, fatigue, a sallow complexion and lack of appetite；
Spleen Yang failure to rise；
Spleen Damp or accumulation of fluids affecting the digestion；
Edema and reduced urination due to Spleen Deficiency (failure to transform and transport)；
Tan Yin, masses, swelling；
Auxiliary for Damp painful obstruction；
Qi Deficiency with spontaneous sweating (Wei Qi Deficiency)；
With appropriate herbs, other types of sweating；
Restless fetus disorder due to Spleen Qi Deficiency；
With appropriate herbs, other types of Restless Fetus Disorder
Contraindicated in those with Yin Deficiency with Heat signs.
Contraindicated in those with extreme thirst due to injured fluids.
Contraindicated in those with Qi Stagnation with feelings of distention and oppression.
This herb may enhance the inhibitory effect of omeprazole.
Use with caution for patients who take anticoagulants such as heparin, warfarin (Coumadin), and enoxaprin (Lovenox) or antiplatelet medications such as aspirin, dipyridamole (Persantine), and clopidogrel (Plavix).
Concurrent use with diuretics such as chlorothiazide, hydrochlorothiazide, furmoside (Lasix), bumetinide (Bumex) and torsemide (Demadex) may lead to increased elimination of water and/or electrolytes.