Rehmannia Root (生地黄), also known as Chinese Foxglove or Shu Di Huang, is a highly prized herb from the East which is known for consumption in a variety of different ways.
The root of the plant is a major source of beneficial compounds and nutrients, being naturally high in vitamins.
So, here are 3 brilliant ways to use Rehmannia Root in your everyday routine...
What is Rehmannia Root?
Rehmannia Root is a wild herb that grows in the northeastern parts of China and has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for over 2,000 years.
They are identifiable by their dark brown-to-black roots which are typically harvested in Autumn.
It is also considered to be one of the 50 most important herbs in TCM, being labelled as an excellent herb for longevity.
What are the health benefits?
The most common treatment for Rehmannia Root is to 'balance the yin'.
With a sweet and slightly warm nature, this enters the kidney and liver meridians to calm and settle qi (vital energy), helping it to draw downward to allow it to rise up again in a more natural pathway through the body.
Starting to grow in popularity worldwide, some potential Western benefits of this herb include:
- Address autoimmune disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis
- Assist in repairing bones, muscle and tissue
- Help effective cold and fever relief
- Inflammation and dizziness
- Prevent ulcers, wounds and bleeding
- Hormonal balance
- Regulate the menstrual cycle
- Aid to reduce bleeding and headaches
As promised, here are our top 3 uses of Rehmannia Root to introduce into your daily routine...
One of the easiest and effective ways to receive the benefits from this herb.
A great on-the-go option to ensure that Rehmannia Root is right by your side whenever you need it!
2) Herbal Tea
Infusing this with Dried Reishi Mushroom and Dried Coix Seeds makes for a powerful tonic to boost wellness.
3) Raw or Baked
The simple and clean approach can also be taken to consume Rehmannia Root, or alternatively baking this herb can make it easier to take as part of your routine.
Where can I buy Rehmannia Root?
You can get hold of this herb in the following quantities:
Rehmannia (Shu Di Huang/熟地黄胶囊) Supplement - 60 Capsules
Dried Rehmannia Root 生地黄 (Sheng Di Huang) | (500g)
Now that you've got some fantastic ideas of how to use this versatile herb, we're excited to see you impress your friends and family with your Shu Di Huang knowledge!
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