Fo-Ti (Polygonum multiflorum) is also called He shou wu, which translated from Chinese means 'black-haired Mr. He'. According to Chinese folk legend, Mr. He was a village elder who took Fo-Ti, thereby restoring his black hair, youthful looks and vitality.
To date there have been no controlled human studies investigating the effects of Fo-Ti in men. In animal studies Fo-Ti has been found to enhance learning and memory and decrease the degeneration of nigrostriatal dopaminergic neurons in the brain . How Fo-Ti actually works in ED is unknown.
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