Description: Rehmannia (Rehmannia glutinosa) is a gorgeous plant, making it quite common in many American gardens. Despite its use as a perennial decorative plant for flower gardens, the root is a wonderful medicinal herb for supporting the vitality of female fertility. Rehmannia is a traditional Chinese herb known as Di Huang. The raw root is known as Sheng Di Huang and the root cooked in red wine (common TCM preparation) is known as Shu Di Huang.
Shu Di Huang (or Shu Di) is one of the most frequently utilized herbs in Chinese Medicine. It used to carry out three principles. These are to: strengthen blood; nourish yin (bodily fluids); and to replenish essence.
Rehmannia root is a very commonly used herb in traditional Chinese medicine. Know as or Di-huang, (earth yellow), prepared rehmannia is used for loss of blood, yin deficiency, lower back pain with kidney deficiency from overwork (it replenishes the vital essence of the kidneys),lumbago, cough, hectic fever, diabetes, urinary incontinence, deafness, uterine bleeding, vertigo, tinnitus, and for regulating menstrual flow. Rehmannia has astringent properties that make it useful in stopping bleeding. It helps to protect and support the liver and adrenal glands and is often found in energy tonic formulas to used to combat chronic fatigue.
Dragon Tea House Shu Di Huang bulk herb we sell is of premium quality. Our bulk Chinese herbs are wild harvested. The harvests of right species at proper maturity are identified by experienced professionals, cleaned, cut or sliced, and dried. In many cases, special processing methods such as soaking with rice wine, steaming, roasting are applied as mandated by traditional Chinese medicine traditions to prepare the Chinese herbs to achieve desired properties and enhance efficacy.
How to use: Shu Di Huang bulk herb is used 9 to 15 g per day. In most cases, bulk herbs are cooked in boiling water to make tea or soup for consumption.