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Polygonum Root/ Fo-ti (Radix Polygoni Multiflori) - 首乌片/何首乌 (shǒu wū piàn / hé shǒu wū)

Polygonum Root/ Fo-ti (Radix Polygoni Multiflori) - 首乌片/何首乌 (shǒu wū piàn / hé shǒu wū)

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English Name: polygonum, fo-ti root, multiflower (Chinese) knotweed tuber, Polygoni Multiflori Radix, Fo-ti

Chinese Name: 何首乌,何首烏

Common Uses  in Traditional Chinese Medicine: 

Actions Indications/Syndromes

Tonifies the Liver and Kidneys, nourishes the Blood and nourishes Jing (Zhi He Shou Wu)

Blood Deficiency with dizziness, blurred vision, insomnia and premature graying of the hair

Yin Deficiency with lower back and knee weakness and pain, soreness of the extremities, nocturnal emissions and insomnia

Jing Deficiency

Expels Wind from the skin by nourishing the Blood (Zhi He Shou Wu)

Wind-Rash due to Blood Deficiency

Moistens the Intestines and unblocks the bowels (Sheng He Shou Wu)

Constipation due to Blood Deficiency

Relieves Fire Toxin (Sheng He Shou Wu)

Fire toxin carbuncles, sores, scrofula, goiter and neck lumps (Chuang Yung)

Checks malarial disorders (Sheng He Shou Wu)

Malarial disorders with Qi and Blood Deficiency

Net Weight: 16 oz / 1 lb

Loose, whole herbs may vary from pictures due to its natural form and cut. Bag packaging may also differ as we source from multiple sources to ensure we have product on hand. All will have labels indicating scientific name, Chinese name, and weight.

Disclaimer & Precautions: This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Use Chinese herbs or herbal extracts with caution. Professional advice is suggested. In TCM, Chinese herbs are often combined in the context of formulas to enhance each other's desirable action and to minimize any potential side effect. Consult a professional if you are pregnant or are taking any prescription medications or Western medications as it can cause interference or have a strong effect on the body.

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