Names Of He Shou Wu


He Shou Wu TCM Herb - Materia Medica

  • English Name: Polygonum, Fleeceflower Root
  • Pinyin Name: He Shou Wu
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Our Database Has 8 TCM Herbs In The Herbs That Tonify Blood Category

How Is He Shou Wu Used Clinically?

He Shou Wu Usages and Indications

  • Tonifies liver and kidney, nourishes blood, augments essence - yin and/or blood deficiency w/dizziness, blurred vision, prematurely grey hair, weakness in the lower back and knees, sore limbs, insomnia, nocturnal emission, spermatorrhea, vaginal discharge; neither cold, drying, nor too cloying.
  • Relieves toxic fire - carbuncles, sores, scrofula, neck lumps.
  • Moistens intestines - constipation associated with blood deficiency.
  • Expels wind from skin by nourishing the blood.
  • Chronic malaria w/qi and blood deficiency.

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Dosage and Preparation Notes For He Shou Wu

  • Dosage: 9-30g

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