Latin Name: Polygonum multiflorum
Common Names: Fo-ti Foot
Fo-ti Root, the scientific name of which is Polygonum multiflorum, goes by many different names, the most colorful of which may be He-Sho Wu, a Mandarin name meaning "He has black hair." According to Chinese legend, Fo-ti Root supports youthful vigor in older men**. All Fo-ti Root is cured in a black bean solution during processing. According to Chinese tradition, dried Fo-ti Root should be prepared by boiling it in the same water used to cook black beans; its primary purpose is to restore balance to the body's systems when the yin is weak.** Any herbal therapy should be undertaken under the guidance of a trained, licensed herbalist or other healthcare professional.
Warning: Organic Fo-ti Root, Cured: Contraindicated with diarrhea.
Daily Serving Size: 1/2 tsp. (1 gm). WARNING (California Proposition 65 Statement): This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.