Fo-Ti Root Sliced (Thin) - POLYGONUM MULTIFLORUM
Description: Fo-Ti is a perennial evergreen herb belonging to the Polygonaceae family, that is native to Japan and widely used in Chinese folk Medicine. It is a climbing and flowering vine and the root of the plant is the part most frequently used. Fo-Ti root has a sweet and slightly bitter taste. Chinese herbalists consider it to have slightly warming effects on the body.
Other Names: Chinese Cornbind, Fleece Flower, Flowery Knotweed, Foti, He Shou Wu, Ho Shou Wu, Kashuu, Shen Min, Ye Jiao Teng
Part Used: Root
Culinary Uses: Fo-Ti Root may be used in soups.
Medicinal Uses: Considered a longevity herb.
Precautions and Adverse Reactions: Not to be used by persons with diarrhea. May cause gastric distress.
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