Scientific Name: Rhaponticum carthamoides
Other Names: Leuzea, Lou lu, Rhaponticum
Parts Used: Roots
Preparation & Dosage:
Herbal Actions: Adaptogen (Anabolic), Antidepressant, Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidant, Anti-tumor, Hepatoprotective, Immuno-stimulant, Nervine, Tonic (Cardiac)
Uses: Anxiety, Cancer Preventative, Depression, to Enhance Physical & Sexual Energy, to Enhance Recuperation after Illness, Exhaustion, Exposure to Extreme Conditions, Fatigue, Fevers, Improve Mood & Concentration, Kidney Diseases, Liver Diseases, Removes Toxins, Respiratory Diseases, Severe Sore Throats
Contraindications: Do not use if pregnant.
Notes: May help prevent side effects of steroidal medication.