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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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Fortified with an organic blend of argan oil, B vitamin complex, biotin, nettles extract, saw palmetto, He Shou Wu (Fo-Ti) and other natural ingredients clinically proven to aid against hair loss, this formula is gentle and free of sodium lauryl sulfate, parabens, DEA, gluten, artificial colors, artificial fragrances and harsh preservatives, the company says.
Eleuthro, Cinnamon Twig Formula, and He Shou Wu, 3 each, twice per day, will strengthen the pulses on Lyme patients to ten.
These include he shou wu (fo-ti), a classic Chinese longevity herb that is available as a tasty tonic called "shou wu chi."
Nu Hair Hair Regrowth tablets, meanwhile, are formulated to meet the specific needs of women by combining a powerful mixture of nutrients and such standardized herbs as horse chestnut extract and he shou wu, as well as cofactor nutrients beneficial to women, to nourish hair follicles at their roots.
The Ginseng Biotin Hair Care system uses the Chinese herb He Shou Wu to promote healthy hair growth and cedar wood and peppermint oils to stimulate the scalp, along with a natural coconut base that leaves hair smelling lightly fragrant.
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