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Fo-Ti He Shou Wu Polygonum multiflorum powder cured
Fo-Ti He Shou Wu root powder cured
It is also known under the Latin names Polygonum multiflorum and Radix polygoni multiflori. You might even hear it called PMT (Polygonum multiflorum Thunb), Shou-Wu-Pian, or Shen-Min.
Studies showed that Fo-ti has many anti-oxidants and polysaccharides (Lishuang, et al., 2014). Traditional use and benefits noted on internet readings attribute Fo-ti as anti-aging, helps with prematurely graying hair, and hair loss, considered a tonic herb that can protect your vital organs and body in every way.
Adaptogenic herbs that modify stress response that non-specifically increase resistance to various stressors, thereby promoting adaptation and survival. The stress response system can be divided into three parts: stressor, stress response, and stress performance. The stressor is the object that induces physical strain; therefore, a stressor may be biological (infection), physical (external force, extreme environment), chemical (medicine, ethanol), or psychological (sadness, argument). When an organism is exposed to a stressor, the neuroendocrine system of the body changes (Liao, He, Li, et al.,2018).
To prepare as an “instant tea”: Pour 1 cup of boiling water over ¼ to ½ teaspoonful of powder. Drink 1-2 cups of tea daily. If desired add honey and/or lemon to suit the taste. NOT TO BE USED BY PERSONS WITH DIARRHEA. Consult with your health provider before taking any herbs.