Overview

Fo-ti is an herb. The processed (cured) root of the plant is used to make medicine.

Fo-ti is commonly used by mouth to help treat or prevent conditions related to aging, including cancer, heart disease, and memory problems. Fo-ti is also applied directly to the skin for sores, carbuncles, skin eruptions, and itching. But there is limited scientific evidence to support these uses.

In manufacturing, fo-ti extract is used as an ingredient in hair and skin care products.

Don't confuse fo-ti with the commercial product Fo-ti-Teng that contains no fo-ti.

How does it work ?

Fo-ti might affect the levels of various chemicals in the body that are thought to have anti-aging effects. Fo-ti might also increase the number of hair follicles and stimulate hair growth.

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