He Shou Wu
Fo - Ti
He Shou Wu
May cause diarrhea. High doses may cause numbness in the arms and legs.
Do not use in cases of spleen deficiency.
Adaptogen, alterative, astringent, bitter, blood purifier, hormonal,
Method of Use:
Longevity and restoration is what this herb is known for
because it stimulates the endocrine glands. It is also used as a
cardio-vascular strengthener as it increases blood flow to the heart. It
should be used with lots of water and for a long period of time to be
He shou wu may be used to treat chronic fatigue and
traumatic bruises. It is often used to slow effects of aging such as gray
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