Learn more about Rehmannia Root
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- Rehmannia has been used successfully for 2000 years.
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Uses, Benefits, Dosage and Side Effects
What is Rehmannia?
Rehmannia Glutinosa is a flowering plant found in central China.
Rehmannia root is also known as Chinese Foxglove, PinYin: Shu Di Huang, Latin: Rehmannia Glutinosa, Botanical Name: Rehmanniae Radix, Chinese: 生地黄
The root of the Rehmannia plant has been used in Oriental Medicine for 2000 years. It is among the 50 basic herbs used in Chinese and Japanese Medicine.
How does Rehmannia work in the body?
There is not enough information to know exactly how Rehmannia might work for any medical condition. However, some chemicals in Rehmannia seem to affect the immune system and might reduce pain and swelling. Some chemicals in Rehmannia also seem to lower blood sugar levels.
21 common uses and benefits
Rehmannia is often used for:
- Adrenal Fatigue
- Anemia "Tired Blood"
- Blood Pressure (Circulation)
- Blood Sugar (Diabetes)
- Bone Loss
- Brain Function
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Copd)
- Kidney Function (Kidney Disease)
- Menstrual Cycle
- Metabolic Syndrome
- Mood And Stress Resilience
- Obesity (Weight Control)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (Ra)
- Vitality (Fatigue And Endurance)
- Weakened Bones (Osteoporosis)
WebMD notes that there is insufficient evidence to currently recommend Rehmannia for COPD, but observes: "Early research suggests that taking a Chinese herbal decoction containing Rehmannia root and angelica (tongfei mixture) by mouth along with oxygen treatment might improve oxygen levels during the night better than oxygen treatment alone in people with COPD and low oxygen levels. WebMD Reference.
Potential side effects
In general, most adults can safely take a reasonable amount (1000 mg per day) of the Rehmannia root.
As with all supplements, there may be side effects in certain people as we are all unique. Side effects could include stomach problems like nausea, gas, diarrhea.
Rehmannia may also be unsafe for people who have liver disease or pre-existing digestive or immune issues. It is not considered safe for children or pregnant or breastfeeding women.
Diabetes: Since Rehmannia might affect blood sugar levels, people with diabetes should be very cautious about taking Rehmannia. If you have diabetes and take Rehmannia, consult your physician and monitor your blood sugar carefully.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of Rehmannia during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Surgery: Because Rehmannia might affect blood glucose levels, it might interfere with blood sugar control during and after surgery. Stop using Rehmannia at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please consult your doctor.
Dosage - How much should I take?
Our recommended dose for most is 1000 mg (one capsule) per day. The dosage depends on your body type and your desired outcome. Feel free to call us for a recommendation. Scaling up to your dose level over a 30 day period is a good idea, instead of taking the full dose on day one. This will allow you to observe any potential side effects. Consult your physician if you have questions.
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