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Introduction To Fleece Flower Root (he shou wu)








Fleece Flower Root (he shou wu) 

Radix Polygoni Multiflori


Properties: Sweet, astringent and bitter in flavour, slightly warm in nature, it has affinity to the liver and kidney channels. The prepared herb is slightly warm but not dry and not greasy. It functions in replenishing the liver and kidney, benefiting essence and blood, astringing primordial energy. This herb is mild in action and very effective in tonification. It is said that anyone who takes this herb regularly for a long period can prolong his life. It serves to treat insufficiency of both the liver and kidey, deficiency of essence and blood, and deability of the lower-jiao. The unprepared herb can also function in clearing away toxins and lubricating the bowels, serving to treat scrofula, carbuncle and constipation due to dryness of the bowels.

Effects: Replenishing the liver and kidney, enriching vital essence and blood, lubricating the bowel and clearing away toxins.


1. For blood-deficiency syndrome marked pale, dizziness, palpitation, irregular menstruation, it is used with herbs for replenishing blood and regulating menstruation, such as Radix Angelicae Sinensis, Radix Rehmanniae Preparata, Colla Corii Asini, Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong, etc.

2. For deficiency of both the liver and kidney and insufficiency of essence and blood manifested as weakness of the loins and legs, vertigo, blurred vision, insomnia, ammesia, premature grey hair, etc. , it is often used with herbs for replenishing the liver ad kidney, and enriching essence and blood, such as Semen Cuscutae, Fructus Lycii, Radix Angelicae Sinensis, Radix angelicae Sinensis, Fructus Psoraleae, Radix Achyranthis, Bidentatae, etc.

3. For scrofula, pyogenic infection and ulcer of skin, it is used with herbs for softening the hard mass removing scrofula, such as Spica Prunellae, Bulbus Fritillariae Cirrhosae, Radix Scrophulariae. etc.

Moreover, it can also be used with herbs for nourishing blood and lubricating the bowels, such as Fructus Cannabis, Radix Angelicae Sinensis, Radix Paeoniae Alba, etc.

Dosage and Administration: 10-30g, used prepared for replenishing the vital essence and blood, and unprepared for lubricating the bowels and clearing away toxins.



For the convenience of customers, we offer the Fleece Flower Root (he shou wu) as the quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.




Every sachet is equivalent to raw herb 10 grams.


The dosage is for adults, one sachet each time, twice a day. Please put the granule into a cup, then put 50-100ml boiling water into the cup and stir it with spoon. You will get some tea, drink it when it is luke-warm. For children, the dosage should be reduced according to the weight.


Air ship 50 sachets of Fleece Flower Root (he shou wu) in the form of quick-dissolving granule for your personal use now at $98.00.

If you would like to order this raw herb, please go to the order form.


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