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We do have Stephania Root Concentrated powder by ActiveHerb
|Other Name ||Stephania tetrandra Root |
|Chinese Name ||Fang Ji, unsulfured |
Han Fang Ji
|Pack Size |
|100 Grams (3.5 ounces) |
|Origin ||China |
|Product Properties |
|Bitter, acrid, cold, bladder, spleen, kidney. |
|Other Ingredients |
|Dextrin - Non GMO Corn |
About Stephania Root
Han Fang Ji/Fang Ji has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese Medicine and has a wide range of beneficial properties. It has therapeutic benefits for several medical conditions. Stephania contains various chemical compounds, including glycosides and volatile oils. In Japan, stephania is used as a pain reliever, and to treat inflammation and stiffness of the shoulders and back.
Its properties from traditional Chinese medicine include bitter, acrid, cold, bladder, spleen, and kidney. Key functions of the root include inducing diuresis to alleviate edema and expelling wind to alleviate pain.
Modern studies have shown that stephania root contains Tetrandrine, a bisbenzylisoquinoline alkaloid. This is the alkaloid that gives stephania root its potency, as Tetrandrine:
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the following forms which our products are sold in. Plus, we offer Certificate of Analysis by request for our products.
|| 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.
||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
|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
||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.
||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.
||Are Gelatin Capsules,
unless noted as vegetarian capsules. Please see each individual
product for further information
||Are a hard tablet ranging
in various sizes. Please see each individual product for further
||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
||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.