Prepared Rehmannia Root extract
Latin name: Rehmannia Glutinosa Libosch
Part Used: Root
Appearance: Yellow-brown fine powder
Specification: 5:1, 10:1 TLC
Ingredients: Rehmaionoside, Rehmannia Glutinosa polysaccharide
Rehmannioside A CAS NO.: 81720-05-0
Chinese Rehmannia Glutinosa root is a perennial herb found in northern China. It grows 6-8 in (15-20 cm) tall and has long leaves that are covered with fine hairs, fluted flowers that are reddish orange tinted with purple, and around the fruit. The root is thick and reddish-yellow. Chinese foxglove root is collected in the fall. Its Latin name is Rehmannia Glutinosa and it is also called Rehmannia Chinensis.
Generally, Chinese foxglove root is used as a remedy for many different ailments: blurred vision, chronic fever, constipation, heart palpitations, hearing problems, hot flashes, insomnia, light-headedness, low back pain, menstrual irregularity, and uterine bleeding (especially after childbirth), night sweats, restlessness, and stiff joints. It is also used to combat the effects of aging. Its effectiveness in treating these ailments has not been verified.
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