Cistanche Herb

Shop Cistanche Herb Forms and Sizes Below     

Common Names:
Cistanche, Cistanche Herb, Broomrape, Broom-rape, Orbanche, Fleshy Stem of the Broomrape, Ginseng of the Desert
Botanical Name:  Cistanche deserticola herb
Chinese / Pin Yin Name:  Rou Cong Rong
Cistanche Herb Dosage:  Consult your healthcare provider for your correct dose.
Cistanche Herb Precautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.  Do not use when diarrhea is present.

Cistanche Herb Benefits & Information

Cistanche is a perennial obligate parasite member of the Orobanchaceae plant family. It does not contain any chlorophyll and relies on its host for nutrients and water. Cistanche originated in the desert regions of China. The stems are harvested in the spring, then cut and dried for medicinal use.

In traditional Chinese medicine cistanche herb is considered a superior tonic and is used to ease pain, replenish blood, and strengthen kidney yang. Studies have found cistanche benefits immune health, supports sexual health, promotes kidney health, protects nerve health, benefits male reproductive function, supports circulatory health, and may ease occasional constipation. Cistanche contains antioxidant properties that help the body fight damage from outside stress and may slow aging.

Cut cistanche can be made into a tea or tincture for easy dosing. Powdered broomrape can be used to make your own fresh filler-free capsules.

Cistanche Herb Category: 
Herbs that Tonify the Yang
Cistanche Herb Properties:  
Sweet, Warm, Salty
Cistanche Herb Meridians / Channels:   Large Intestine, Kidney, Liver
Cistanche Herb Naturally Occurring Components:  Iridoids. Cistamin, Cistachlorine, Cistanosides A, B,C,D,E,F,G,  D-mannose,  β-Sitostero,  Succinic acid、β-Sitosterol-glucoside HI Cistanosides H, I ,Decaffeoylacteoside

Herbs That Combine With Cistanche Herb

Dong Quai     Schisandra     Sesame     


  • Cistanche Herb Powder, Rou Cong Rong Make your own money saving capsules.
    + Add to Cart The item has been added

    Plum Flower

    Cistanche Herb (Rou Cong Rong) Powder 1 lb Plum Flower

    Herbal Information on Cistanche Herb in Powder Form Rou Cong Rong, also known as Cistanche deserticola, is a traditional Chinese medicinal herb renowned for its ability to strengthen the kidneys. Here are some of the ways it is believed to achieve...

    + Add to Cart The item has been added

Recommended For You View all