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Fo-ti provides longevity, enhanced fertility, and boosts energy and immunity levels. Fo-Ti root has been used to prevent premature aging and to rejuvenate the body. To get the maximum benefit from Fo-Ti Root, ours has been traditionally cured in a black bean sauce and then extracted for maximum potency. This preparation is commonly referred to as Red Fo-Ti and considered superior to uncured White Fo-Ti which can cause gastrointestinal upset

. 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 gains its medicinal 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.

Fo-Ti gains its exemplary health benefits from numerous nutrients including emodin, phospholipids, anthraquinones, bianthraquinonyl glucosides and leucoanthocyanidins.

Some possible traditional uses of Organic Red Fo-Ti Root Powder may include:

● Supporting a health immune system
● Promoting a healthy gastrointestinal system
● Supporting healthy cholesterol levels
● Astringent qualities
● Supporting healthy Adrenal Function
● Supporting healthy cardiovascular function
● Supporting healthy liver & kidney function


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.

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

Ingredients: Raw Organic Fo-ti Root Powder.

Origin: China - 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 is certified organic and passes our strict quality assurance which includes testing for botanical identity, heavy metals, chemicals, and microbiological contaminants. ZNaturalFoods.com offers Organic 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 Organic Red Fo-Ti Root Powder in a cool, dark, dry place.

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