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Organic Polygoni Multiflori Radix Tuber Fleeceflower Root Fo Ti Root He Shou Wu

With a distinctive sweet and bitter taste, fo-ti is generally used in traditional Chinese medicine as a tonic and an anti-aging remedy to nourish the heart and calm the spirit. Except of as tonic, Fo-ti is applied directly to the skin for sores, carbuncles, skin eruptions, and itching.
Product Details:

Common   Name:

Organic   Fo-ti Root

Botanical   Name:

Polygonum   multiflorum Thunb.

Latin   Name:

Polygoni   Multiflori Radix

Pinyin   Name

He   Shou Wu

Plant   Part Used:


Quality Standard:

EU Organic &   NOP Organic Certified



Harvesting and   Collection:

Collect   in autumn and winter.


The   dry, heavy, hard and farinaceous sample is the best.

Nature, Taste and   Meridian attribution:

The   prepared sample is sweet and astringent in taste, slightly warm in nature. The   crude sample is sweet and bitter in taste, mild in nature. The liver, kidney   and large intestine meridians in attribution for both samples.


The   prepared sample: Replenish the essence and blood, reinforce the kidney and   blacken the hair.

The   crude sample: Relieve episodes of malaria, remove toxic substance, loosen the   bowel and relieve constipation.

Usage and Dosage:

10-30g   for decoction. The prepared sample is used for replenishing essence and   blood, crude samples for relieving episodes of malaria, loosing the bowel,   and removing toxic substance.


The   drug should not be used for those with loose stools due to spleen-deficiency   and cough due to damp-phlegm.

Activating ingredients:  

It   contains phospholipids, anthraquinones and glucosides including chrysophanol,   chrysophanol anthrone, emodin, physcion and rhein. Chrysophanol and emodin   are the key ingredients of anthraquinones. The mian glucoside is 2, 3, 5, 4’   -tetrahydroxystilbene-2-O-B-D-glucoside, which is the main water soluble   component of He shou wu. Other glucosides include polygonimitin B and   polygonimitin C. It still contains sitosterol, carotene, gallic acid and a   variety of trace elements.

Processing Methods   and Functions:

1.     Raw   Radix Polygoni Multiflori

Method:   Remove impurities, clean, moisten drugs and cut them into thick pieces, then   make them dry.

Function:   It can remove toxicity for detumescence, and moisten dryness to relax bowels   and check malaria. It is used for the dryness of the intestine and   constipation, ulceration, swelling, itching and pain.

2.     Steaming   Radix Polygoni Multiflori

Method:   Put drugs with soybean juice in a non-iron steam container, then steam until   the decoction of black soybean is absorbed thoroughly by drugs and drugs show   a brown color, take drugs out and dry. 10kg black soybean per 100kg drugs.

Function:   After being steamed, it turns warm and sweet. It can tone up the liver and   kidney, reinforce blood and essence, make beard and hai blacj and invigorate   bones and muscles. For example, it can be used in Qibao Meiran Pills.


With   red stems, egg shaped leaves and either white or light green flowers,Organic   Polygonum multiflorum, also called Fo-ti root, is a herbaceous perennial vine   native to China.


And   in cosmetics, fo-ti extract is used as an ingredient in hair and skin care   products.


Depending   on the method of processing, there are usually two types of Fo-Ti root on the   market: raw and prepared (stewed or steamed). Raw Fo-ti root has the function   of detoxifying & expelling carbuncle, while the prepared one works quite   differently, mainly for nourishing liver and kidney, benefiting life essence   and blacking hair.


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