Fo-ti also is known as he shou wu (Chinese), flowery knotweed, climbing knotweed, and Chinese cornbind is a climbing plant that’s native to China and is also grown in Taiwan and Japan. Its a herb whose roots are used in traditional Chinese medicine as a longevity tonic and for conditions, including constipation, acne, athlete’s foot, premature aging, hair health, and erectile dysfunction.
The herb contains an alkaloid that has rejuvenating effects on the nerves, brain cells and endocrine glands. It stimulates a portion of the adrenal gland and helps to detoxify the body. Hair health, energy and sexual vigor are the products of this rejuvenation.