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Polygonum multiflorum / HE SHOU WU / Fleeceflower Root Cut

Dried, Cut Fleeceflower Root.
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Product Description



Botanical Name - Polygonum multiflorum

Chinese Name - HE SHOU WU

English Name - Fleeceflower Root

Polygonum multiflorum (or Fallopia multiflora) is a species of flowering plant in the buckwheat family Polygonaceae. It is native to central and southern China. Common names include Fleeceflower, Climbing knotweed, flowery knotweed, fo-ti, fo-ti-teng.

Polygonum multiflorum is a herbaceous perennial vine, which quickly spreads and covers any available surfaces. It grows to 2–4 m tall from a woody tuber. The flowers are delicate that bloom in the fall.


Medicinal Action and Uses

Antioxidant - Polygonum multiflorum contains stilbene glycosides, which is similar to resveratrol. It has superior antioxidant property. It also seems to stimulate the adrenal gland and help detoxicate the body.

Impotence -Ithas a reputation as a herb that could be helpful to increase fertility naturally in males and as an herbal impotence remedy.

Immunostimulant - Fleeceflower is also believed to be a good herbal remedy to elevate the immune system naturally and to lower the level of bad cholesterol and meliorate from exhaustion. Research has foun that the herb has the characteristics to strengthen immune system, facilitate the formation of red blood corpuscle, and fight against various pathogenic bacteria.

Laxative - Fleeceflower Root has a laxative property.

Rejuvenate - In China, it is believed that the medication prepared from the He Show Wu plant rejuvenates the body. It has been suggested as a useful medicinal herb to relieve symptoms of Alzheimer’s. It is thought that an alkaloid present in the root tuber is responsible for the rejuvenating effect on the brain cells, the endocrine glands, and the nerves.



Product is supplied in Resealable Foil Bags.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Common Name Fleeceflower Root Cut
Weight 1.188000
Country of Manufacture United Kingdom


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