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Shou Wu for Youthful Hair

Size:200 tablets
The Legend
Long ago, old Mr. He became lost in the forest. Years later, those who found him were astonished. The old man's hair had turned from white to black. In order to sustain himself, he lived on the root of the common wild vine Polygoni Multiflori.Today, the plant bears his name, He Shou Wu (Old Mr. He) . In the West this root is known as Shou Wu or FoTi.

Modern day doctors of Oriental Medicine use this herb to strengthen the Blood and the Jing in order to treat alopecia, prevent premature hair loss or greying, and to regulate excessive aging. Dr. Shen's Shou Wu Pill contains only five years old or older, export grade (the highest) He Shou Wu (90%). Small amounts (5%) of premium Poria are added to enhance digestability and absorbtion. Chuanxiong (5%) is added as a messenger herb, to invigorate the He Shou Wu and direct the action of the formula upward to the head.

INDICATIONS FOR USE: Thinning or prematurely grey hair. Dry, brittle, or damaged hair, excessive aging.

COURSE OF USE: 3 or more weeks.

TRADITIONAL SERVING: Take as a daily supplement, one to four tablets, two to three times a day, or as prescribed.

THE HERBS: Their Traditional Functions and Major Constituents

Fleece Flower Root - Polygoni Multiflori - He Shou Wu: Strengthens the Liver and Kidneys,Benefits the Hair, Nourishes the Blood, Benefits and Retains the Essence, Detoxifies Fire Poison, Moistens the Intestines, Expells Wind from the Skin (chrysophanic acid, emodin, rhein, chrysophonic acid anthrone, lecithin).
Szechuan Lovage - Ligusticum Wallichi - Chuan Xiong: Invigorates the Blood, Promotes the Circulation of Qi, Expels Wind, Moves the QiUpward (alkaloids, phenols, lactones, ferulic acid).
Hoelen Mushroom - Poria Cocos Sclerotum - Fu Ling: Quiets the Heart, Calms the Spirit, Harmonizes the Middle, Strengthens Stomach/Spleen (B-pachyman, tumulosic acid, 3B-hydtoxylanosta-7, chitin, protein, lecithin).
* [1] Note: Unless otherwise noted, this product has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Our natural products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.