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  • Fo-Ti Powder, He Shou Wu (prepared), Plum Flower, Powder 1lb

Fo-Ti - Prepared (He Shou Wu) - Powder Form 1 lb - Plum Flower Brand

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CODE 5712P

Other Name Fo -Ti
Polygonum Multiflorum
Cured Fo-Ti
He Shou Wu - Zhi
Chinese Name He Shou Wu, unsulfured
Pack Size
One Pound (1 lb.)
Powder Form
Origin China
Brand Plum Flower Powder
Product Properties
Bitter, slightly acrid, cool, heart, liver, gallbladder.
Other Ingredients
According to Chinese tradition, dried Fo-ti Root should be prepared by boiling it in the same water used to cook black beans; its primary purpose is to restore balance to the body's systems when the yin is weak.
Contains Soy

Have a look at our detailed Fo-Ti / He Shou Wu page.

The indepth page offers information on

How to use
Drug Interaction
Other Names
Quality Control
Chemical Components


Properties / Actions

  • Kidney Tonic
  • Adrenal Gland Function
  • Longevity
  • Blood Building
  • Cardiovascular
  • Blood Flow
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Graying Hair
  • Cooling
  • Gallbladder
  • Bitter
  • Liver
  • Anti-inflmmatory
  • Slight Laxative


The powder form of He Shou Wu, is easy to use when making your own capsules.  A one pound bag of Fo-Ti usually yields 600 to 700 capsules - size 00. 
He Shou Wu is a popular herb and has been used for about 3,000 years, for kidney issues.   It is as popular to day was it was then, do to it's ability to promote over all well-being.

This product is pharmacopeia grade (it meets or exceeds standards of Chinese pharmacopeia guidelines). Simply put, the quality of pharmacopeia herbs is better than commonly used food grade herbs to ensure they deliver their intended effect. These herbs were made at good manufacturing practices (GMP) internationally certified facilities. Quality control tests are done at the manufacturing site and at third party labs to confirm results. The testing includes detecting for contaminants such as heavy metals, mircobacteria, and pesticide residues.


Please note: 
Definitions of the following forms which our products are sold in. Plus, we offer Certificate of Analysis by request for our products.

Powdered Concentrates  100 gram container size.(3.5 oz)
This has been processed, and usually has dextrin added. This is a powder which is commonly used to make tea or capsules.
Powdered Herb This is the herb, root, berry, twig, or any form of the herb, which has been Powdered into a fine mesh which usually can be put into capsules.  Most of the Powders herbs are in a 1 pound size, unless otherwise noted.
Cut and Sift This the herb, root, berry, twig, or any form of herb cut into manageable pieces. In general about 1/4 thick.  Size of herbs are 1 pound containers
Whole In very rare occasion herbs are whole, for example the Reishi Mushroom, Noto Ginseng, Mandrake, and Marigolds. Size of herbs are 1 pound containers.  If concerned please call.
Teapills These are small pills which have already been formulated and made into small pills.  Usually the size of small peas. The teapills are swallowed whole. The formula is usually based on Ancient Chinese Medicine.
Capsules Are Gelatin Capsules, unless noted as vegetarian capsules.  Please see each individual product for further information
Tablets Are a hard tablet ranging in various sizes. Please see each individual product for further information
Extracts An extract is produced by adding alcohol to an herb and letting the medium activate the components of the herbs, as well as to preserve the herbs
Loose Leaf The herb is not in a teabag.  It is loose in the packaging.  Sizes of the leaf vary from 1/4 inch to 1 inch depending on herb and brand.


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