Japanese Knotweed (Polygonum cuspidatum) is an herb that has been widely used in traditional Chinese medicine for many years. Native to Japan, China and Korea, it has been used since ancient times for a variety of ailments, such as bronchitis and cough, gonorrhea, inflammation, infection, jaundice, hyperlipidemia and hypertension, menopausal symptoms and amenorrhea, and skin burns. As with any Wellness Way herb, there is a much more specific purpose for Japanese Knotweed being a part of our line of medicinal herbs.
Japanese Knotweed is the best-known bioavailable source of the potent antioxidant resveratrol. Most of the research has focused on the numerous benefits of resveratrol, but it also contains many other beneficial constituents which all play roles in affecting many different physiological processes including:
- Supporting healthy blood vessel and cardiovascular function
- Helping to regulate bowel motility
- Antioxidant benefits
- Supporting proper liver function
- Playing a role in steroid hormone conversion and metabolism
Bottle contains 177ml