polygonum multiflorum

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Fo-ti is the dried or cured root of a twining vine in the knotweed family with broad arrowhead-shaped leaves. It’s a major adaptogenic anti-aging herb used for kidneys, adrenals and hormones to boost sexual energy, mental clarity, hair growth, eczema, dry skin, alopecia, degradation of glands, blood vessel health, reduces free radical damage from UV light, relaxes the bowels, detoxifies and strengthens the blood, reduces blood cholesterol and fat deposits in arteries, anti-tumor, heart conditions, chronic bronchitis. Helps adapt to cold temperatures. Too much may cause diarrhea, intestinal pain and nausea.
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It is particularly interesting that the plants, which traditionally have been classified as tonics, like Polygonum multiflorum and Astragalus membranus and stimulants as Paullina clearly differs from the adaptogens.
Washington, Feb 16 ( ANI ): Administration of the active compound tetrahydroxystilbene glucoside (TSG) derived from the Chinese herbal medicine Polygonum multiflorum Thunb, reversed both overexpression of a-synuclein, a small protein found in the brain, and its accumulation using a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease.
Polygonum multiflorum is used to treat premature aging and dementia.
Topical application of Polygonum multiflorum extract induces hair growth of resting hair follicles through upregulating Shh and [beta]-catenin expression in C57BL/6 mice.
China has a tradition of using natural ingredients derived from herbs such as pearl, polygonum multiflorum, and aloe, which are believed to be good for your health," said Kim Li, the manager of business development at industry consultants Frost & Sullivan China.
The main ingredient of the tablets, polygonum multiflorum, is said to tone the liver and kidneys and nourish blood and is commonly offered as an alternative remedy to treat hair loss.