HE SHOU WU
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Radix Polygoni Multiflori

Nomenclature

HE SHOU WU
何首烏
Radix Polygoni Multiflori
Other Names

Polygoni Multiflori


Properties:

Sweet Bitter
Kidney / KD Liver / LR


Dosage and Toxicity

10 – 30 gm


Functions

Tonifies Jing and nourishes the blood of the Liver / LR / LV / LVand Kidney / KD, Benefits the Hair
Qi Bao Mei Ran Wan
Moistens the intestines and unblocks the bowels (dryness, blood deficiency)
Lowers cholesterol, and treats cardiovascular disorders.
Unprocessed Form is cold:

Eliminates toxins, treats malaria
Do not combine with Ci Shi, Dai Zhe Shi, Yu Yu Liang or Sheng Tie Luo.


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Footnotes: Do not store or decoct in metal,
Caution with loose stools, dampness or phlegm.

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