He Shou Wu
Botanical name: Fallopia multiflora
Other names: Polygonum multiflorum

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He Shou Wu

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He Shou Wu is a popular traditional Chinese rejuvenating tonic used to restore energy, increase fertility and maintain strength. It can assist with normal male libido and healthy sperm count. It is useful in treating all deficiency diseases, as well as both hypoglycaemia and diabetes. Chinese herbalists recommend it for preventing premature greying and balding, as well as benefiting the muscles, tendons, ligaments and bones. It is said to strengthen the knees and lower back. Chinese medicine considers it a premier anti-ageing herb.

Michael Tierra (1998), The Way of Herbs, p. 229-230