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Fo-ti Tincture - Fo-ti Root Powder

Fo-ti Tincture - Fo-ti Root Powder

Indigo Herbs is very happy to bring this traditional Chinese ingredient with its very long history of use and steady reputation as being 'second only to ginseng' in Chinese medicine. We stock Fo-ti Powders and Fo-ti Tincture of the highest quality stemming from the best examples of the Polygonum multiflorum root. Known in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for unblocking the channels of heart and spirit, its properties have a long esteemed history of use within Chinese medicine with its strong roots now reaching western shores. Indigo Herbs brings you this unadulterated powder in its purest form so you might benefit as much as those have in the East. China with its long tradition of...

Indigo Herbs is very happy to bring this traditional Chinese ingredient with its very long history of use and steady reputation as being 'second only to ginseng' in Chinese medicine. We stock Fo-ti Powders and Fo-ti Tincture of the highest quality stemming from the best examples of the Polygonum multiflorum root. Known in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for unblocking the channels of heart and spirit, its properties have a long esteemed history of use within Chinese medicine with its strong roots now reaching western shores. Indigo Herbs brings you this unadulterated powder in its purest form so you might benefit as much as those have in the East.

China with its long tradition of medical practice, issuing from thousands of years of practical study and evaluation, has come to recommend Fo-ti as one its premier herbs. Being rich in legend the Chinese call this herb "He-Shou-Wu” and attribute it with many legends and folklore. The root is considered to be able to soak up generous amounts of Qi (life giving force or divine energy) from the ground which it then stores.

This quality is evident from the legend of the man who Chinese folklore credits as finding out the properties of this amazing plant. Li Ao of the Tang dynasty wrote a book called "The Legend of He-Shou-Wu" which tells of a sickly 58 year old man called Neng Si finding the plant in a drunken stupor. After a hermit tells him he must make the root of the plant into a tonic and drink it, Neng Si undergoes a great many changes in which some elements of a youthful body are restored to him. The legend goes on to tell how Neng Si lives to 160 years old and fathers many children in old age. It is from this story and many like it that Fo-ti has become so highly prized in Chinese medicine.

Fo-ti is a herbaceous perennial vine reaching heights of 2-4 meters. The leaves are 3-7 cm long and form an upside-down arrow shape with the vine producing flowers of a whitish-green. It is the large woody tuber that is prepared and used for its almost magical properties.     

Fo-ti Herbal Tincture (Ho Shou Wu - Polygonum) 100ml
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Latin Name: Polygonum multiflorum

  • Fo-ti Root : Highly esteemed in traditional Chinese medicine (Ho Shou Wu).
  • Traditionally associated with longevity.
  • Fo-ti Tincture is the active constituents of the Polygonum multiflorum vine extracted into ethanol. (medical alcohol)
  • This traditional method maintains and preserves the naturally-occurring constituents found in the plant. It extends the shelf life for up to 4 years.
  • Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans.
  • Packaged in a pharmacoepial grade brown glass bottle with dropper.
  • Extraction Ratio: 1:3 Alcohol Volume: 25%
£9.49
Quality Assured Vegetarian and Vegan Safe
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  • How to use

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Indigo Herbs Fo-ti tincture (Ho Shou Wu) is made from the finest quality dried and milled Fo ti (Polygonum multiflorum) root. Highly praised in China, second only to Ginseng in reputation and use. Fo-ti tincture can be added to a little liquid and taken daily.

At Indigo Herbs we are passionate about premium quality botanicals. Explore the tabs on this page to find out more about the quality, manufacture and suggested use of this herbal tincture. We are unable to advise you here on the benefits of our herbal products, however we do recommend you take the opportunity to research the many benefits of this herb. At Indigo Herbs we are committed to empowering optimum health and nutrition and assisting you to take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing, by having access to many of natures healing botanicals. Please consult an Herbalist as to how this product can benefit you.

Also known as: Ho Shou Wu, fleeceflower vine, and polygonum flower.

Taking herbal remedies in a Tincture or Fluid extract preparation is simple and easy. The tincture can be measured out into the small ml measuring cup that comes with each bottle. (A medicine cup or spoon could also be used) and the tincture can be taken directly.

However some people do find the bitter tincture taste to be too strong, so it may be a good idea to dilute the drops in water or fruit juice. For children, the elderly, those with a sensitive constitution or those avoiding alcohol, the alcohol can be evaporated from the tincture. This can be done by putting the drops in boiling water and leaving for 10 minutes to evaporate. For full instructions go to our How to take Herbal Tincture page.

Fo-ti Tincture can be added to water or fruit juice.

Serving:

Fo-ti Tincture:
Traditionally Taken: 1-3ml up to 2 times per day.
or as directed by a Herbal practitioner.

20 drops from the glass dropper equals approximately 1ml.

  • Produced to GMP standards.
  • Quality Assured by Indigo Herbs.
  • Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
  • Gluten free.
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added.
  • Packaged in a pharmacoepial grade brown glass bottle with dropper.

 Manufacture Process

Our Fo-ti is the root and nothing but the root. When the Polygonum multiflorum vine has reached the required maturity the root is dug up, cleaned, inspected for quality and broken down to be dehydrated. To make sure that no bacteria or mold begins to form on the root this process is done in a sterile environment at a specific temperature. After careful selection and cleaning the plant material undergoes a process of cold percolation in order to extract the active constituents into tincture form. The cold percolation method employs a gradient circulation of the solution which keeps the plant ingredients in perpetual contact with the blend. This technique is faster and more efficient than maceration and ensures there is less waste of precious plant materials. This Fo-ti Tincture is 100% pure botanical ingredients, completely free of synthetic ingredients with absolutely nothing added. It is manufactured to GMP standards and Quality Assured by Indigo Herbs.

Not to be used while pregnant. Excessive use may cause gastro-intestinal upset and diarrhea.

Fo-ti Herbal Tincture (Ho Shou Wu - Polygonum) 100ml

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Combining with Rhodiola rosea as a general tonic. Great quality.
3 months ago
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Seems to be helping but just ordered a second bottle to give it a bit more time to find out.
5 months ago
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Good for libido................
6 months ago
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This is easy to take and I feel the benefits of this already.
11 months ago
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I don't want to ever be without this product it's really good x
Organic Fo-ti Pure Powder (Ho Shou Wu - Polygonum) 100g
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Latin Name: Polygonum multiflorum

  • Certified Organic
  • Highly esteemed in traditional Chinese medicine (Ho Shou Wu).
  • Traditionally associated with longevity.
  • Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch
  • Traditionally prepared by stewing with black beans for 32 hours
£8.99-£39.99
Organic Organic Organic Vegetarian and Vegan Safe
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Organic Fo-ti Powder (Ho Shou Wu) from Indigo Herbs is a finest quality Organic Fo ti Powder (Polygonum multiflorum) root stewed with black beans. Fo ti is highly praised in China, second only to Ginseng. Fo-ti powder can be added to a little liquid and taken daily.

At Indigo Herbs we are passionate about premium quality botanicals. Explore the tabs on this page to find out more about the quality, manufacture and suggested use of this herbal powder. We are unable to advise you here on the benefits of our herbal products, however we do recommend you take the opportunity to research the many benefits of this herb. At Indigo Herbs we are committed to empowering optimum health and nutrition and assisting you to take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing, by having access to many of natures healing botanicals. Please consult an Herbalist as to how this product can benefit you.

Also known as: Ho Shou Wu, fleeceflower vine, and polygonum flower.

Using Herbal and Superfood powders on a daily basis is simple, easy and can be really delicious. The simplest way is to rehydrate the powder in a little filtered water to make a shot, this can easily be prepared once, twice or three times per day if you are taking the herbs therapeutically. However sometimes the herbs can be bitter so the botanical powders can be added to a superfood smoothie instead of just water. The smoothie can be made with a base of nut milk, seed milk or non-dairy milk such as rice milk. Alternatively the main body of the smoothie can be created with fruit or vegetable juices. 

Additional superfood and herb powders can be added to fortify the smoothie with extra beneficial properties. The powders are largely dissolvable and can be scooped in and then blended, shaken or stirred until fully mixed with the liquid. Any true Superfood smoothie disciple would advise that the list of possibilities is endless with the goal to feel great and potentially replace a meal with this glass of super goodness. For full instructions go to our How to take Herbal Powders page.

This herbal powder can be re-hydrated in water or fruit juice, it can be encapsulated or added to a herbal powder blend. Please consult the Herbal Materia Medica or Medical Herbalist for this botanical ingredients uses.

Serving:

2 - 4 grams up to twice a day or as recommended by a herbal practitioner.

1 teaspoon equals 4 grams (1 tsp = 4g)
  • Certified Organic by The Organic Food Federation.
  • Produced to GMP standards.
  • Quality Assured by Indigo Herbs.
  • Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
  • Gluten free.
  • Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch.

Manufacture Process

Indigo Herbs Organic Fo-ti Powder is the traditionally prepared Ho Shou Wu powder that is stewed for 32 hours with black beans according to Traditional Chinese Medicine. When the organically grown Polygonum multiflorum vine has reached the required maturity the root is dug up, cleaned, inspected for quality and prepared for stewing with the black beans. The whole process takes quite a number of hours until the preparation is ready. Then the preparation is dehydrated into a cake and milled into a fine powder. The resulting Fo-ti Powder is then checked for foreign bodies, heavy metals and bacteria before being shipped.

Not to be used while pregnant. Excessive use may cause gastro-intestinal upset and diarrhea.

Organic Fo-ti Pure Powder (Ho Shou Wu - Polygonum)

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Good quality product, horrible taste but it must be doing me good!
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Die Lieferung dauerte etwas (ca. 10 Tage) aber ansonsten alles super!
7 months ago
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Good, but a little to gritty. Needs to be refined a bit more.
11 months ago
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Best for the hair!!!!!!!!!! Very good quality and Got with a very good price from the official page. I looked from eBay and Amazon.., aliexpress as well but there it was even more expensive so Need to look at the official page as well to be sure :)
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Great quality, and increasing good health and vitality.
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