Fo-Ti (He Shou Wu) Starwest Certified Organic  powder form 1 lb Make your own money saving capsules. Add to tea or your favorite beverage. Use in a poultice or compress. Sprinkle on your food or add to your recipes.
Starwest Botanicals

Fo-Ti (He Shou Wu) Cured - Certified Organic - Powder form 1 lb

$29.99

Herbal information on Prepared Fo-Ti in Bulk Powder Form

Common Name:   Foti Root, Fo-Ti, Cured Fo-Ti, Radix Polygoni Multiflori, fleece flower root
Botanical Name:   Polygonum Multiflorum

Pin Yin Name:  He Shou Wu
Other Ingredients: As part of full disclosure - 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
Package Size:  1 pound
Form: Powder:  Fine powder 80 to 100 mesh size (similar to the consistency of baking flour)
Dosage:  Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.
Origin: China
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.  Contains soy. Conventional Fo-ti Root, Cured: Contraindicated with diarrhea. Items contains sulfites.  Organic Fo-ti Root, Cured: Contraindicated with diarrhea.
California Prop 65

Additional Information About Fo-Ti Root

  • Healthy Hair Wellness Support (1)
  • Benefits Digestive System (2)
  • Classic botanical to support liver
  • Rejuvenating Tonifier
  • Benefits Cardiovascular Health
  • Fo-Ti root is cured in a black bean or soy bean solution during processing

Product Properties: Bitter, slightly acrid, cool
Channels/Meridians: Heart, liver, gallbladder
Naturally Occurring Components:   quercetin-3-O-galactoside

Fo-ti Root, the scientific name of which is Polygonum multiflorum, goes by many different names, the most colorful of which may be He-Sho Wu, a Mandarin name meaning "He has black hair." According to Chinese legend, Fo-ti Root restores youthful vigor in older men; Lord He-Sho Wu reportedly lived to the ripe old age of 132. All Fo-ti Root is cured in a black bean solution during processing.

Fo-ti Root has an important place among the medicinal herbs that make up the pharmacopeia of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). 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.

He shou wu, how to use fo-ti, what are the benefits, shou wu medicinal herb

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Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly. Our web page is constantly expanding, as of today we have articles on:

  • How to make salves, poultice, tinctures, teas, capsules, gargles, and foot bathes
  • How to make a citrus facial splash
  • Cayenne pepper: Caterpillar and aphid spray ( Natural insect repellent )
  • Citrus potpourri basket       

About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control

Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes:
• Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor.
• Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
• HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity.
• ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
• Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
• Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.

Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements

Traditional Chinese Herbs

Chinese Traditional herbs should be regarded as an added feature to modern western healthcare, and not as a replacement. Chinese traditional herbs (Teas) emphasize harmony, and balance.

Reference: https://urbol.com/he-shou-wu/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4471648/
http://www.itmonline.org/arts/hsw_alert.htm
https://losrobleshospital.com/hl/?/21716/He-Shou-Wu
(1) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5288971/
(2) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1875536412600144?via%3Dihub
alternativehealing.org
https://herbpathy.com/Uses-and-Benefits-of-Polygonum-Multiflorum-Cid601

 

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    Herbal information on Prepared Fo-Ti in Bulk Powder Form

    Common Name:   Foti Root, Fo-Ti, Cured Fo-Ti, Radix Polygoni Multiflori, fleece flower root
    Botanical Name:   Polygonum Multiflorum

    Pin Yin Name:  He Shou Wu
    Other Ingredients: As part of full disclosure - 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
    Package Size:  1 pound
    Form: Powder:  Fine powder 80 to 100 mesh size (similar to the consistency of baking flour)
    Dosage:  Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.
    Origin: China
    Brand: Starwest Botanicals
    Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.  Contains soy. Conventional Fo-ti Root, Cured: Contraindicated with diarrhea. Items contains sulfites.  Organic Fo-ti Root, Cured: Contraindicated with diarrhea.
    California Prop 65

    Additional Information About Fo-Ti Root

    • Healthy Hair Wellness Support (1)
    • Benefits Digestive System (2)
    • Classic botanical to support liver
    • Rejuvenating Tonifier
    • Benefits Cardiovascular Health
    • Fo-Ti root is cured in a black bean or soy bean solution during processing

    Product Properties: Bitter, slightly acrid, cool
    Channels/Meridians: Heart, liver, gallbladder
    Naturally Occurring Components:   quercetin-3-O-galactoside

    Fo-ti Root, the scientific name of which is Polygonum multiflorum, goes by many different names, the most colorful of which may be He-Sho Wu, a Mandarin name meaning "He has black hair." According to Chinese legend, Fo-ti Root restores youthful vigor in older men; Lord He-Sho Wu reportedly lived to the ripe old age of 132. All Fo-ti Root is cured in a black bean solution during processing.

    Fo-ti Root has an important place among the medicinal herbs that make up the pharmacopeia of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). 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.

    He shou wu, how to use fo-ti, what are the benefits, shou wu medicinal herb

     blue-bar1.jpg

    Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly. Our web page is constantly expanding, as of today we have articles on:

    • How to make salves, poultice, tinctures, teas, capsules, gargles, and foot bathes
    • How to make a citrus facial splash
    • Cayenne pepper: Caterpillar and aphid spray ( Natural insect repellent )
    • Citrus potpourri basket       

    About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control

    Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes:
    • Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor.
    • Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
    • HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity.
    • ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
    • Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
    • Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.

    Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements

    Traditional Chinese Herbs

    Chinese Traditional herbs should be regarded as an added feature to modern western healthcare, and not as a replacement. Chinese traditional herbs (Teas) emphasize harmony, and balance.

    Reference: https://urbol.com/he-shou-wu/
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4471648/
    http://www.itmonline.org/arts/hsw_alert.htm
    https://losrobleshospital.com/hl/?/21716/He-Shou-Wu
    (1) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5288971/
    (2) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1875536412600144?via%3Dihub
    alternativehealing.org
    https://herbpathy.com/Uses-and-Benefits-of-Polygonum-Multiflorum-Cid601

     

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    SKU: 209313-51
    Global Trade Item Number: 767963095268
    Manufacturer Part Number 209313-51
    Condition: New
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    Width: 10.00 (in)
    Height: 12.00 (in)
    Depth: 2.00 (in)