This raw Chinese herb is sold by the pound in either raw or powdered form. Please use the above "add-on" button to make your selection.
Pinyin name: He Shou Wu
Aka: shou wu, sheng shou wu, zhi shou wu
Source: Ri Hua Zi Ben Cao
English name: polygonum, fo-ti root, fleece flower root, multiflower knotweed tuber
Botanical name: polygonum multiflorum
Pharmaceutical name: radix polygoni multiflori
Properties: bitter, sweet, astringent, slightly warm
Channels entered: kidney, liver
Chinese therapeutic actions: replenishes jing, nourishes the blood of the liver and kidney, eliminates toxins, treats malarial disorder, moistens the intestines, unblocks the bowels, lowers cholesterol, treats cardiovascular disorders
This herb is available by the pound in either raw or powdered form.