Rehmannia tincture (Rehmannia glutinosa) 1:3 45%
Rehmannia glutinosa, organic grain alcohol
Daily adult dose: 5 - 10ml per day unless otherwise directed.
Avoid in pregnancy.
Common name: Rehmannia, Chinese Foxglove, Shen di huang, Shu di huang (cured)
Part used: Root and rhizome
Habitat: A hardy herbaceous perennial growing up to 30cm high, with foxglove-like brown to yellowish red glowers. Rehmannia is native to open woodland and mountain slopes in China.
Constituents: Iridoid glycosides, including aucubin, catalpol (0.3%-0.5%), ajugol, rehmanniosides
jioglutosides and rehmaglutins; mannitol.
Actions: Anti-inflammatory, neuroprotective, adrenal tonic, may increase insulin sensitivity
Traditional and current uses:
• Insulin resistance
• Chronic inflammatory conditions
• Mature onset of diabetes melllitus
• Alzheimer's disease
• Adrenal weakness following prolonged stress
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