Fo-Ti Root Extract Powder (Ho Shou Wu)
- Known in the Orient as the 'Elixir of Life', this famous root is China's most renowned herb for longevity. The Chinese common name for the Fo-Ti Root is Ho Shou Wu, named after the man that discovered the amazing benefits of this plant during the Tang Dynasty.
- The Fo-Ti plant is native to China, Japan and Taiwan. This perennial vine can grow anywhere from six to thirty feet in length.
- The Root of the Fo-Ti plant is where it may possibly gain its natural abilities.
- Our cured Red Fo-ti Root Extract Powder is a 12:1 extract meaning each serving is 12 times more potent than the whole root powder....More Info
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Legend has it that at 58 years old, Ho Shou Wu could not conceive a child. After being advised to take Fo-Ti Root for his problem, he fathered many children and amazingly his hair turned from gray to black while his body amazingly looked years younger. This legendary man supposedly lived to be 160 years old with his children living to 130 years old. Their long lives were attributed to the magical Fo-Ti Root. When he died Ho Shou Wu still had his youthful black hair and Ho Shou Wu translated in Chinese actually means Black Haired Mr. Ho. Fo-Ti root remains one of the most highly praised herbs in Chinese medicine used to possibly support the aging process.
Our Fo-ti Root Extract Powder may support longevity, male endurance and glandular health as well as a healthy immune system response. Fo-Ti root has been used traditionally to support rejuvenation of the body. To get the maximum benefit from Fo-Ti Root, ours has been traditionally cured in a black bean sauce. This preparation is commonly referred to as Red Fo-Ti and considered superior to uncured White Fo-Ti which may possibly cause gastrointestinal upset.
Fo-Ti Root has wonderful supportive qualities to the blood, heart and circulatory system. Lecithin a key component of Fo-Ti Root may help support overall cardiovascular health. Also a great supportive aid for the digestive system, Fo-Ti Root has mild purgative and laxative qualities that may possibly support a healthy detoxification process.
Research shows that the emodin found in Fo-Ti Root may be very supportive to those suffering from autoimmune conditions or organ transplant rejection due to its ability to nourish the immunity levels of human cells. Fo-ti is a natural source of zinc, iron and copper. Zinc is an essential trace mineral required by all forms of life. Numerous aspects of cellular metabolism are zinc-dependent. Zinc plays important roles in growth and development, the immune response, neurological function, and reproduction. Zinc is important to our reproductive functions.
Modern studies show that Fo-Ti Root may support overall male health. With amazing abilities to possibly support the aging process, Fo-Ti Root may be useful to the elderly who suffer from common joint health issues. Fo-Ti gains its exemplary supportive qualities from numerous nutrients including emodin, phospholipids, anthraquinones, bianthraquinonyl glucosides and leucoanthocyanidins.
Some possible health benefits and traditional uses of Red Fo-Ti Root Extract Powder may include:
- May support overall cardiovascular health
- May support a healthy immune system response
- May support male health
- May help to alleviate constipation
- May support glandular health
- Possesses astringent qualities
- May support the reduction of bleeding internally & externally
- May help to increase red blood cell count
- May support a healthy bacterial response
- May support healthy liver & kidney function
Constituents of Fo-Ti Extract include:
- Minerals: Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Copper, Manganese, Selenium, Chromium
- Vitamins: Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Beta carotene
- Phospholipids: Lecithin
- Glucosides: Tetrahydroxystilbene
- Phytochemicals: DI-O-Galloylprocyanidin, Galloyl-L-Catechin, Galloyl-L-Epicatechin, Galloyl-Procyanidin-B-1, Chrysophanic-Acid, D-Catechin, D-Epicatechin, Emodin, Rhaponticin, Rhapontin
For thousands of years Fo-Ti Root has been used for its amazing medicinal qualities. This secret of the Orient is now available to you. Rejuvenate your body with our Red Fo-Ti Root Extract Powder.
Suggested Use: Mix 1 teaspoon with juice, yogurt, add to your favorite smoothie, or infuse into a tea.
Mixing suggestions: To increase flavor and nutritional profile combine with our whey protein isolate and lucuma powders in a smoothie.
Miscellaneous Facts about our Red Fo-Ti Root Extract Powder
Ingredients: Fo-ti Root Extract, Maltodextrin.
Parts Used: Fo-Ti Root.
Botanical Name: Polygonum multiflorum.
Other Names: Red Fo-Ti, Ho Shou Wu, He Shou Wu, Shou Wu Chih, Kashuu , Chinese Cornbind, Flowery Knotweed, Chinese Cornbind, Chinese Knotweed, Climbing Knotweed, Flowery Knotweed, Fo Ti Tieng, Fo-Ti-Tient, Multiflora Preparata, Poligonum, Poligonum multiflorum, Polygonum, Polygonum multiflorum, Polygonum Multiflorum Thunberg, Radix Polygoni Multiflori, Radix Polygoni Shen Min, Rhizoma Polygonata, Shen Min, Shou Wu, Shou Wu Pian, Tuber Fleeceflower, Zhihe Shou Wu, Zi Shou Wu.
Origin: Grown in China and extracted in China. Packaged with care in Florida, USA.
*This product contains a small amount of tapioca starch, which is a starch made from organically grown non-GMO yuca root (cassava root). This starch acts as a drying agent and is necessary to keep this powder from clumping into hard chunks or one solid brick. Please go here to learn more about why we use non-GMO Yuca Maltodextrin in some products.
How to Maintain Optimum Freshness
- Our Red Fo-Ti Root Extract Powder is packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness.
- Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing it in order to preserve maximum potency.
- Keep your Red Fo-Ti Root Extract Powder in a cool, dark, dry place.
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Practically perfect in every wayFo-Ti Root has a flavor you will want to mask, so stick to the 1 tsp. I added a bit too much the day I received it and double checked the package. I figured I would attempt to see how well it does on gray hair originally, and since it's only been a week no results yet, however, the other factors of liver and kidney function have been a huge success. My acupuncturist thought I may be having kidney trouble, and I was waking up with a lot of kidney pain until yesterday. The first day with no pain at all. Now I'm waiting on all the other benefits to kick in some day. Will keep you informed on the gray hair too. If I live more than 100 years old, OMGosh that's a lot more living to do. Enjoy this practically perfect root daily like I have.