Herbal Information for Stephania Root in Extract Powder Form
Common Name: Stephania Root
Botanical Name: Stephania tetrandra
Channels/Meridians: Bladder, Spleen, Kidney
Pin Yin Name: Fang Ji, Hang Fang Ji
Other Ingredients: A minimal amount of dextrin - non GMO Corn
Package Size: 100 grams (3.5 Ounces)
Form: Single Herb Extract Powder
Dosage: Follow doctor's instructions on how to use this herb.
Brand: Plum Flower
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing
Product Properties: Bitter, Acrid, Cold
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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About Plum Flower Quality Herb Powders
Plum Flower is an established worldwide manufacturer of high-quality Chinese herbs, and innovative Chinese medicinal herbs and products. Plum Flower uses sulfur-free herbs and laboratory tests its products for contamination and heavy metals, such as mercury, lead, and pesticides.
- Made at GMP internationally certified facilities (Good Manufacturing Practices) Quality control tests are done at the manufacturing site and at third party labs to confirm results.
- Manufactured using Unsulfured, Chlorine free, Aluminum Phosphate free herbs when possible.
- Microbials and heavy metals tested. No preservatives.
Manufacture's Statement: It is important to note that Plum Flower formula extract powders do not contain any excipients. They are spray-dried directly from the condensed herbal decoction, and the resulting powder is the natural yield of the formulation. Individual herbs can vary significantly in the amount of dissolved solids they yield during extraction. Many do not have the needed substance to form a powder, and our single herb extract powders contain a pharmaceutical-grade, non-GMO corn-based dextrin when necessary.
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