Shi Di Huang - Chinese Foxglove - copyright D Hugonin

Chinese Foxglove Root – Shu Di Huang -Rehmannia glutinosa

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Chinese Foxglove Root

Botanical Name Rehmannia glutinosa

It is known variously as Rehmannia Root, Chinese Foxglove, Di Huang, Dihuang, Gun-Ji-Whang, Jio, Juku-Jio, Kan-Jio, Racine de Rehmannia, Rehmanniae, Saeng-Ji-Whang, Sho-Jio, Shu Di Huang, Sook-Ji-Whang & To-Byun.

50 grams

Chinese Foxglove Root (Rehmannia glutinosa) is used in Traditional Chinese Medicine in its three form and for different reasonss. It is a perennial native to China, Japan and Korea that grows to a height of around 30 to 35 centimetres. The root is thick and reddish yellow when fresh but when dried and processed the root goes black.

Di Hueng in its fresh condition

Sheng Di Hueng in its dried condition

Shu Di Huang in its cured condition (this product)

It is known variously as Rehmannia Root, Chinese Foxglove, Di Huang, Dihuang, Gun-Ji-Whang, Jio, Juku-Jio, Kan-Jio, Racine de Rehmannia, Rehmanniae, Saeng-Ji-Whang, Sho-Jio, Shu Di Huang, Sook-Ji-Whang & To-Byun.

Traditional Uses of Chinese Foxglove Root:-

This herb is one of the traditional Chinese medicines used by Chinese practitioners for cases of tinnitus and general loss of hearing. It is also used in Japanese Traditional Medicine for asthma, diabetes, anaemia, kidney complaints and osteoporosis however there is no clinical evidence of its efficacy and claims for its traditional use are based largely upon the history and folklore of its use.

It is used as a general tonic and is considered to be anti inflammatory so has been used in cases of rheumatoid arthritis, joint pain, swelling, and to help with  increased joint movement.

Constituents contained in Chinese Foxglove Root:-

iridoids, phenethyl alcohol, glycosides, cycloentanoid monoterenes and norcarotenoids have been reported from the fresh or processed roots

History and Chinese Foxglove Root:-

It is one of the so called 50 fundamental herbs used in Traditional Chinese Medicine.

 

 

Weight 0.050 kg
Country of Origin

CHINA

harvest

Autumn 2016

best-before

Dec 2018

batch-code

JI 2258545Z