Latin name: Radix Rehmanniae glutinosae
Chinese name: sheng di huang
Other name: Chinese foxglove

What is Rehmannia?
Rehmannia is a perennial plant with large flowers. It is common to gardens in America and Europe due to its attractive appearance.

What are the health benefits of Rehmannia?

This herb is one of the more famous herbs in Chinese herbalism. It is used for a wide variety of complaints. Some of its major uses are for the treatment of both high and low grade fever, thirst, dry mouth and throat, and constipation with dry stools. It can also be used for cases of irritability and insomnia where symptoms of dryness are also present. Preparations of rehmannia have been tested clinically and shown to treat rheumatoid arthritis and eczema when taken internally.

Where can I find Rehmannia?
Rehmannia can be found online, through herb suppliers, or at the offices of Chinese medical practitioners.

You can find this herb combined with other herbs in the Traditions of Tao formulas:
Allergy Tamer, which provides temporary relief from nasal congestion, sneezing, itchiness, and watery eyes.
Calmfort/Sleeping, which calms the spirit, alleviates insomnia, and increases the body’s ability to cope with stress.
Cancer Support, which supports a healthy immune system and combats loss of strength following chemotherapy and radiation.
Dragon Male, which brings all the components of male sexuality into satisfying natural harmony and encourages natural function.
DuraBone, which helps strengthen bones and tendons.
Hair Topical Tonic, which is used externally to promote healthy function of hair follicles, and promote circulation.
Heart, which supports heart health and heart function.
Perpetual Shield, which enhances immunity.

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