Rehmannia Root Powder – Prepared
Rehmannia root, also known as Di Huang, is a traditional Chinese herb that has been used medicinally for many years. Nowadays, Rehmannia Powder is mainly cultivated in the Henan and Zhejiang provinces.
Primarily, Rehmannia powder is prized in Chinese medicine for its possible healing effects on disorders related to the kidneys and adrenal glands.
Ingredients: 100% Rehmannia root (prepared in rice wine)
Country of Origin: China
Botanical Name: Rehmannia Glutinosa – Other Names: Shu Di Huang, Chinese foxglove
Traditional Chinese medicine believes the key to good health is maintaining the balance between the two opposing forces in your body: yin and yang. Rehmannia is used by practitioners of Chinese herbalism to balance the Yin.
Rehmannia grows in parts of northern and northeastern China and has been used in traditional medicine for over 2,000 years. Its thick brownish-black roots are usually harvested in the autumn and used for a variety of medical purposes. It’s commonly used to treat conditions believed to be caused by yin deficiency. These include a whole host of conditions including allergies, anaemia, constipation, diabetes, fever, eczema, high blood pressure, bacterial and fungal infections, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, insomnia, and pain relief.
The species name “glutinosa” comes from “glutinous”, referring to the sticky nature of the root.
Rehmannia also boasts a variety of vitamins including vitamin A, B’s, C, D and catalpol.
This product has been tested for heavy metals, e.coli, yeast, mould, salmonella and foreign matter. This product contains no bulking agents, added sugar, palm oil or GMO.
How our Rehmannia powder is prepared
Our Rehmannia root is prepared by adding rice wine (30%), then it is steamed until it becomes black inside and outside. When re-dried it is then called Shu Di Huang (prepared Rehmannia).
Start with a small amount and slowly work up to 10-15g per day.
Side effects and possible interactions:
Rehmannia root is not suitable for pregnant or breastfeeding women. This herb may cause loose bowel movements in some people and may cause bloating. In some rare instances, nausea and abdominal pain may be experienced when using this herb.
Nutritional info Per 100g
Energy – 792KJ/195Kcal
Fat – 0.50g
of Which Saturates – 0.31g
of Which Sugar – <0.50g
Dietary Fibre – 73.75g
Protein – 11.69g
Sodium – 0.201g
Salt – 0.50g
Packed on premises that handles nuts & seeds.
Allergen free from:
Peanut, Peanut Oil
Milk & Derivatives
Wheat & Gluten
Other Known Allergens
Free from any GMO