Traditional Chinese medicine is an amazing source of numerous remedies, natural solutions and effective natural cures for virtually all known diseases and illnesses. Chinese medicine offers very effective and 100 per cent safe natural ways to prevent and treat a wide range of ailments, starting from a common cold or common skin problems and ending up with cancer prevention and slowing down aging processes in our body. Thousands of years of experience and traditions made Chinese folk medicine very popular in the whole world, and a great deal of scientists and experts are interested in ancient recipes and Chinese traditional herbal remedies.
Natural beauty formulas and recipes are being used around the globe for many years, and numerous natural treatments for hair loss actually have Chinese origin. There is a great deal of effective medicinal herbs and plants that can be used to promote hair growth and re-growth, improve hair strength, make hair look gorgeous and healthy. He Shou Wu (Polygonum multiflorum) is one of the medicinal herbs that can be actually used to prevent and treat hair thinning and loss. This medicinal herb is commonly known as Chinese knotweed, and in some areas in China it is called fo-ti.
Health benefits of He Shou Wu are quite numerous, and it has been traditionally used not only for beauty and hair care. It was used to treat all possible liver problems and played a role of an excellent laxative. Being a rich source of emodin, a natural anthraquinone, this medicinal herb can be utilized as a very effective tonic for digestive tract, and it was traditionally used to prevent infections and problems in the lower gastrointestinal tract. Unfortunately, currently there is a certain lack of scientific evidence about the effectiveness of He Shou Wu for our body systems, many Chinese herbalists and physicians use it quite often.
He Shou Wu is very well known in China as a natural hair loss treatment. Stimulating properties of this natural product are very strong, and natural extracts or infusions of this medicinal herb can be applied topically to the scalp in order to stimulate blood circulation and supply hair follicles with sufficient amounts of vitamins and nutrients. He Shou Wu extracts are quite often used as ingredients of many commercial formulas and preparations to reduce hair thinning and loss. Additionally, this natural solution can be also used to prevent grey hair.