Superfeast He Shou Wu
He Shou Wu (Polygonum multiflorum) - also known as fo ti - is the great adrenal- and kidney-healing yin tonic herb of the Orient, recognised by Taoists for its life-extending capacities.
Bringing balance and restoration to your core energy stockpile known as jing, He Shou Wu is a favourite herb for restoring depleted vitality and bringing a superhuman level of fundamental energy back to the body for ultimate vigour. It is a super-adaptogen of the healing sex hormones that are crucial to every function of the body and the metabolism.
Benefits may include:
Restoring of the adrenals to full function
Healing the effects of stress
Calms the nervous system into relaxation
Balancing and increasing of the sex hormones
Maintaining a youthful sex-drive in men and women
Extremely high in zinc
Other names: fo ti, Polygonum multiflorum, ho shou wu, chinese knotweed, climbing knotweed
About SuperFeast Wild He Shou Wu Root Powdered Extract:
Our Wild He Shou Wu Root is prepared traditionally and harvested from it s natural home in China s Chiang Bai mountains (see our article on Di Tao for why we source our herbs from China). It is a water extract 10:1 powder, that is carefully dried to maintain the active constituents of the herb. The freshly picked he shou wu tubers are sliced, stewed in black bean soup (in a proportion of 10 parts HSW to 1 part black beans) until the soup is exhausted. The prepared roots are then dried for water extraction. We use NO chemicals in the production of any of our herbs.
For specific herb contraindications, see our detailed herb information site.
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Please seek advice from a healthcare provider if you wish to use herbs for therapeutic purposes.