Organic Fo-ti Root Sliced

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Fo-ti Root

Botanical Name: Polygonum multiflorum

Common Names: He-shou-wu

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Product Name   Size Origin SKU Price Qty
Cured Fo-ti Root Thin Sliced 1 lb China 201497-81
Organic Cured Fo-ti Root Powder 1 lb China 209313-51
Organic Cured Fo-ti Root Powder 4 oz China 209313-54
Organic Cured Fo-ti Root Slices 1 lb China 209313-81
Organic Cured Fo-ti Root Slices 4 oz China 209313-84
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Fo-ti Root

Fo-ti Root, the scientific name of which is Polygonum multiflorum, goes by many different names, the most colorful of which may be He-Sho Wu, a Mandarin name meaning "He has black hair." All Fo-ti Root is cured in a black bean solution during processing.

Fo-ti Root has an important place among the medicinal herbs that make up the pharmacopeia of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). According to Chinese tradition, dried Fo-ti Root should be prepared by boiling it in the same water used to cook black beans; its primary purpose is to restore balance to the body's systems when the yin is weak.

While Western medicine has begun taking a serious scientific look at the natural herbs used in TCM, it should be noted that simply because something is an "herb" does not mean it is automatically safe. Bulk herbs contain several different biochemical substances. When you buy herbs in bulk at Starwest, you are assured of high quality and potency as well as purity; however, any herbal therapy should be undertaken under the guidance of a trained, licensed herbalist or other healthcare professional.


Conventional Fo-ti Root, Cured: Contraindicated with diarrhea. Items contains sulfites.

Organic Fo-ti Root, Cured: Contraindicated with diarrhea.

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Yummy raw

Not my bodies favourite root, but it was fun to try. I found in a tea it worsened depression but when taken raw, relaxing. Very odd.

by Jamie on May 8, 2016

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Very magical herb.

I just love Fo-ti. My body is greatly energized when I take it. It helps my immune and digestive systems. Starwest Botanicals has the best Fo-ti on the market, in my opinion. They rock!

by RD on December 20, 2015

Product: Organic Cured Fo-ti Root Powder

great product

Excellent quality,no sulphur and BIG pieces so less oxidation involved and therefore more nutrients intact,was going to buy two pounds just in case they ran out-thanks alot!!!.

by kevin on November 24, 2015

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very good quality product

The Fo Ti root slices were large and flat which is perfect for my use in making my male herbal elixir.
Packaging was excellent in air tight foil ziplock bags with clear plastic cover to see the contents well.
Overall very happy with this purchase.

by root medicine on November 24, 2014

Product: Organic Cured Fo-ti Root Slices

Foti slices

Right away, I feel a difference with organic. I will definitely order this again in the future.

by Belinda on September 15, 2014

Product: Organic Cured Fo-ti Root Slices


Very satisfied with service and product!

by kapsali on July 22, 2014

Product: Organic Cured Fo-ti Root Slices

fo ti review

I tried the fo ti by Starwest Botanicals. Let me say that, this company by far has unsurpassed quality standards and sources. I am very happy with this product. Thanks, Starwest Botanicals!

by Dave on July 21, 2014

Product: Fo-ti Root

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