Showing posts with label hair loss. Show all posts
Showing posts with label hair loss. Show all posts

Monday, August 26, 2013

Watercress (Nasturtium officinale) :


Foods to Enhance the Detoxification Process



University of Ulster scientists revealed that eating watercress daily can significantly reduce DNA damage to blood cells, which is considered to be an important trigger in the development of cancer.

The research, published in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, found that in addition to reducing DNA damage, a daily portion of watercress also increased the ability of those cells to resist further DNA damage caused by free radicals.



Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Dr. Shen's Hair Tonic



He Shou Wu

Long ago, old Mr. He became lost in the forest. Years later, those who found him were astonished. The old man's hair had turned from white to black. In order to sustain himself, he lived on the root of the common wild vine Polygoni Multiflori. Today, the plant bears his name, He Shou Wu (Old Mr. He) . In the West this root is known as Shou Wu or FoTi.


Modern day doctors of Oriental Medicine use this herb to strengthen the Blood and the Jing in order to treat alopecia, prevent premature hair loss or greying, and to regulate excessive aging. Dr. Shen's Shou Wu Pill contains only five years old or older, export grade (the highest) He Shou Wu (90%). Small amounts (5%) of premium Poria are added to enhance digestability and absorbtion. Chuanxiong (5%) is added as a messenger herb, to invigorate the He Shou Wu and direct the action of the formula upward to the head.