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Rehmannia
Rehmannia glutinosa
Uses: Medicinal
(Di huang; Chinese foxglove) Virtually unknown in North America, this is one of the most important tonic herbs in Chinese medicine. The fresh or dried roots have been used for over 2000 years. It has special importance as remedy for “thirst disease” associated with feverish illnesses, diabetes, hemorrhages and excessive menstruation. Known to lower blood sugar, and has cardiac tonic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. As important as it is in Chinese medicine, it is also very attractive, with spikes of mottled bells closely resembling foxglove. Prefers well-drained sandy soil in full sun. Ht. 25cm/10”. Rare!
H4843 Bulk dried roots cut $8.00/100g, $45.00/1000g
Currency: United States Dollar

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