Fo-Ti Root Powder (Ho Shou Wu) - Organic (44 lbs)

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The Fo-Ti plant is native to China, Japan and Taiwan. This perennial vine can grow anywhere from six to thirty feet in length. However, the Root of the Fo-Ti plant is where it may possibly gain its natural abilities. 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.

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 from Chinese actually means Mr. Ho Black Hair. Fo-Ti root remains one of the most highly praised herbs in Chinese medicine used to possibly support the aging process.

Our cured Organic Red Fo-ti Root 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 traditional uses of Red Fo-Ti Root 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 Root Powder 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

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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 Organic Red Fo-Ti Root powder.

Suggested Use: Mix 1 tablespoon 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.

Botanical Name: Polygonum multiflorum.

Other Names: Red Fo-Ti, Cured 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.

Ingredients: Fo-ti Root, and Black Beans.

Origin: Grown and dried in China. Packaged with care in Florida, USA.

Certifications: USDA Certified Organic.

Z Natural Foods strives to offer the highest quality organically grown, raw, vegan, gluten free, non-GMO products available and exclusively uses low temperature drying techniques to preserve all the vital enzymes and nutrients. Our Red Fo-Ti Root Powder passes our strict quality assurance which includes testing for botanical identity, heavy metals, chemicals, and microbiological contaminants. offers Red Fo-Ti Root Powder 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 Powder in a cool, dark, dry place.

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