Radix Polygoni Multiflori can nourish liver and kidney, nourish essence and blood, strengthen muscles and bones. Its nature is mild, bitter, sweet and astringent. Polygonum multiflorum Thunb. can improve the signs of senility of the elderly, such as white hair, tooth loss, age spots, etc. It can promote the improvement of human immunity and inhibit the deposition of lipofuscin in the body organs which can make people senile. Polygonum multiflorum Thunb can also dilate the coronary artery of the heart, reduce blood lipids and promote the formation of red blood cells, so it has preventive effects on coronary heart disease, hyperlipidemia, anemia in the elderly, cerebral decline, signs of premature aging, etc. The single dosage of Radix Polygoni Multiflori is 10-15 grams per day.
Radix Polygoni Multiflori can be divided into raw Radix Polygoni Multiflori and prepared Radix Polygoni Multiflori. Directly sliced Radix Polygoni Multiflori and steamed with black soybean juice, dried and dried into Radix Polygoni Multiflori. They have different functions: detoxification, relieving carbuncle, moistening intestine and relieving constipation. They are often used in the treatment of keloids, rubella itching, intestinal dryness and constipation. They are used in tonifying liver and kidney, tonifying blood, black hair, strengthening muscles and bones, and in the treatment of blood deficiency, yellowing, dizziness and tinnitus, whiteness, lumbar and knee soreness, numbness of limbs, disintegration and leakage, chronic malaria deficiency, etc.
Records of ancient books
"Compendium of Materia Medica": Polygonum multiflorum Thunb., white into the air, red into the blood. Kidney is the main reservoir, liver is the main dredging, the temperature is bitter and astringent, bitter kidney tonic, warm liver tonic, can converge essence, so can nourish blood and liver, firm lean kidney, strengthen muscles and bones, black hair, for nourishing good medicine, not cold and dry, the merit is above Dihuang, Tianmen Dongyao. If Qi and blood are too harmonious, the diseases of wind deficiency, swelling and scrofula can be known (except).