德庆 精选何首乌片（8 oz/盒）
Fleeceflower Root/ He Shou Wu (8 oz/Box)
Fo-ti [shou wu] is an herb. The processed (cured) root of the plant is used to make medicine. Fo-ti is commonly used by mouth to help treat or prevent conditions related to aging, including cancer, heart disease, and memory problems. Fo-ti is also applied directly to the skin for sores, carbuncles, skin eruptions, and itching. (webMD.com)
Fo-ti is also used for high cholesterol and other elevated blood fats, trouble sleeping (insomnia), limb numbness, lower back and knee soreness or weakness, premature graying, hair loss, and dizziness with ringing in the ears (tinnitus). (rxlist.com)
From the manufacturer:
The taste is bitter, sweet, astringent, and it is warming in effect. This product is the dry tuber of Polygonum multiflorum, and its root is called Yejiao vine. It has been used to cure liver and kidney yin deficiency, premature white hair and beard, blood deficiency, dizziness, waist and knee weakness, muscle aches, nocturnal emission, collapse, chronic malaria, chronic dysentery, chronic hepatitis, carbuncle, scrofula, bowel wind, hemorrhoids. Shouwu nourishes liver and kidney, nourishes essence and blood, black hair, strengthens muscles and bones; used for dizziness, tinnitus, waist and knees, numbness, neurasthenia, hyperlipidemia. It enters the Liver, Heart, and Kidney meridians.
Dosage: Oral administration: decoction, 10-20g; boiled for at least 45 minutes, soaked in wine or made into pills or powder; External use: appropriate amount, decocted, washed, ground powder, or blended.
Cautions: Avoid use with watery diarrhea, bloating and excess phlegm conditions