Fleeceflower – He Shou Wu (Radix Polygoni Multiflori)

heshouwuSource: He Shou Wu – the root of Polygonum multiflorum Thunb., family Polygonaceae.

Function: Prepared He Shou Wu benefits the essence and blood, invigorating the kidneys to make hair black. While the crude herb prevents the recurrence of malaria, eliminates toxins and moistens the intestines to relax the bowels.

Application: He Shou Wu is used for dizzinessinsomnia, premature whitening of hair, soreness of waist and seminal emission. It also used for constipation due to dryness of intestine.