Fo-ti, also known as Polygonum multiflorum and He Shou Wu, is a Traditional Chinese Medicine herb touted to improve youthfulness and longevity, feed the heart, and calm the soul.
Fo-ti root is a beneficial ally for nourishment and vitality, it has a mild phytoestrogenic effect which helps balance testosterone levels and keeps one feeling and looking young. Fo-ti has strong MAO-B (Monoamine oxidase B) inhibiting properties. MAO-B is what inactivates Dopamine, a vital neurotransmitter related to memory, focus, and learning. Youthfulness and low MAO-B levels have been linked and it is believed that by keeping MAO-B levels low one can preserve their youth and vigor. Is it any wonder, that the Chinese have regarded Fo-ti as the fountain of youth?
Ingredients: Organic Cured Fo-Ti Chunks
Amount: 3g /1½ teaspoons
Steeping Time: 8 to 10 minutes