Ho-Shou-Wu in China is comparable with that of Golden Seal in the U.S. and Chamomile in Germany. They are also comparable to Ginseng. It is a member of the Smartweed family, which includes Bistort, Buckwheat and Knotweed.
It has a toning effect on the kidneys, liver and endocrine glands. Improves overall health and stamina. Used for pre-mature graying of the hair, alopecia, backaches, joint pain and bruising.
Even though this herb is known as a liver tonic, there is some research that indicates adverse reactions to the liver.
Use as directed.
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