Dr. Shen's shou wu youthful hair pill description: extra strength chinese herb for the hair the legend 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 eu or foti. Today 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 or older, export grade (the highest) he shou wu (90%). Small amounts (5%) of premium poria are added to enhance digestability and absorption. 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. Disclaimer these statements have not been evaluated by the fda. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.