FoTi Root (He Shou Wu) Powder

  • Cured in black bean sauce according to traditional Chinese standards.
  • Also known as Chinese climbing knotweed or “he shou wu,” which means “the black-haired Mr. He.” It’s a climbing plant that’s native to China. It’s also grown in Taiwan and Japan.
  • Fo-ti extracts are used in creams and ointments for skin conditions. Shampoos containing the herb are available to help combat hair loss and graying. It’s also brewed into teas and made into pills.
  • In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), fo-ti has been used in longevity tonics to ward off aging. It’s also been used to treat a variety of other conditions, such as constipation and skin problems.
Suggested Use: Talk to your doctor before trying fo-ti or other complementary treatments. Your doctor can help you understand the potential benefits and risks.
Storage: Store in a cool, dark, dry place.

Safety: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using any herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications. Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. Those with gluten sensitivities may want to avoid using this product.

4oz Powder

Source:  Rebecca Morris. Medically reviewed by Dena Westphalen, Pharm.D.  . (July 13, 2019)Fo-Ti: The Cure to Old Age?

Disclaimer: The statements and products referred to throughout this site have not been evaluated by Health Canada and are for educational purposes only. This information  is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Individual results may vary. If you have a medical condition or are pregnant please consult your primary health care provider before use. This product has been packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and other potential allergens.

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