From about 10,000 Chinese medicinal herbs, there are about 60 of those who belong to the top of herbs. Of all of these 60 He Shou Wu is the best rejuvenating herb that slows aging and ensures long life. In Chinese medicine it is widely used as a medicine against aging and diseases of the kidney and liver.
He Shou Wu is also known that it improves the blood, has perfect effect on the muscles, tendons and bones. It strengthens and stabilizes the lower back and knees. It is also used to increase sexual desire in men and women. In men, increases number of sperms (also in age) in women helps build ova. In general people use it also to maintain a youthful appearance and hair color.
He Shou Wu is a tonic for the endocrine glands, improves health, vitality and resistance to disease. It is used to lower cholesterol, partly due to the presence of lecithin. It also helps with bloody stools, hypoglycemia, diabetes, sweating at night and it was found that it is also useful in schizophrenia.
Science is taking He Shou Wu very serious
Research shows that the root of He Shou Wu improves the cardiovascular system, strengthens the immune function, slows the degeneration of glands, increases antioxidant activity and reduces the formation of lipid peroxidation. All these findings suggest that helps fight many signs and diseases that cause aging.
Pharmacological studies have shown that prepared root of He Shou Wu extends the life cycle of somatic cells. Laboratory studies have shown that the He Shou Wu promotes strong development and the extended period of growth in mammalian cells.
He Shou Wu act as a drug for the liver
Prepared He Shou Wu prevents the accumulation of fat in the liver and, consequently, prevents the formation of fatty liver, which is a serious disease that can lead to inflammation of the liver.
An interesting preparation process of He Shou Wu
He Shou Wu also known as Fo-Ti is prepared root of climbing plants. Prepared because, soon after harvesting, the root is cut and cooked with black beans in water (in a ratio of 10: 1) until the water has evaporated; after the root is dried up. That’s what he shou wu makes a rejuvenating herb. This process has been running for around 1,500 years. In the case that the plant is not prepared in this manner will not have the same effect. Not-boiled He Shou Wu is often used for acne and can have a strong laxative effect.
Use of He Shou Wu
The finely ground powder may be consumed in any liquid (water, juice, etc.). 1 teaspoon in the morning and one in the afternoon.