Herbal Information for Polygonum Multiflorum in Cut
Common Name: Polygonum Multiflorum
Botanical Name: Polygonum multiflorum
Channels/Meridians: Heart, Spleen, Kidney, Liver
Pin Yin Name: Shou Wu Teng, Ye Jiao Teng
Other Names: Vine of Fleece Flower
Other Ingredients: May contain sulfur
Pack Size: One Pound (1 lb.)
Dosage: Consult your healthcare professional for correct dosage.
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Use with care in cases of mania.
Product Properties: Bitter, sweet, tart, slightly warm
How to Use Polygonum Multiflorum (Shou Wu Teng)
Shou Wu Teng has been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine in liver-kidney deficiency. Polygonum multiflorum is often used in extract form.
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- Heavy Metals (lead, mercury and arsenic)
About Traditional Chinese Herbs Traditional Chinese herbs encompasses the use of different parts of plants, such as the leaves, roots, stems, flowers, and seeds. These plant parts are often used as a tea, decoctions, extracts, made into capsules or even a footbath. These bulk herbs should be regarded as an added feature to modern western healthcare, and not as a replacement. Chinese traditional herbs (sometimes used as teas) emphasize harmony and balance. We encourage you to educate yourself on herbs and supplements by researching reputable sites and books. Have an open discussion with your physician on what will be most beneficial for your health issues. Discuss the possible interactions of herbs and pharmaceuticals with your pharmacist or physician.
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