Scientific Name: Fallopia japonica variegata Knotweed contains resveratrol in the roots. Also being investigated as treatment for Lyme.Continue reading "Japanese Knotweed"
Tag: Plant Family: Polygonaceae
Scientific Name: Rumex acetosa Sorrel is used for reducing sudden and ongoing pain and swelling of the nasal passages.Continue reading "Sorrel"
Scientific Name: Rheum officinale The root of rhubarb has been used to alleviate fevers, inflammatory conditions, and digestive problems. Large amounts of the leaves of the rhubarb are toxic.Continue reading "Tibetan Rhubarb"
Scientific Name: Fagopyrum esculentum Used to improve blood flow by strengthening veins and small blood vessels; to treat varicose veins and poor circulation in the legs.Continue reading "Buckwheat"
Bindweed, Chinese Knotweed, He Shou Wu
Scientific Name: Polygonum multiflorum He Shou Wu is considered to be one of the most important herbal tonics in China. It is said to restore vitality and virility, working especially on the liver and the reproductive, urinary and circulatory systemsContinue reading "Bindweed, Chinese Knotweed, He Shou Wu"