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Snow lotus, a specialty and a rare herb mainly produced in the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau and neighboring areas, grows in mountain rock crevices scattered above the snow at about 4,800 to 5,800 meters above sea level.

It is a perennial herb and grows slowly although with strong vitality. Usually, only 5 percent of seeds sprout, and the plant requires 3 to 5 years of growth to reach fruition.

Due to low temperatures, with snow standing through spring and autumn, the plant must grow in harsh conditions, and sometimes tastes a little bit bitter. It is believed to enhance Yang, the essence of male energy, and regulates Ying, the essence of female activity.

Natural and pure wild snow lotus flower is an antipyretic (anti-fever) and detoxifying medicine, and is usually used to help treat rheumatoid arthritis. It helps to stop aches, enriches the blood, and warms the uterus. It is also goodfor the kidneys. As a bonus, it is said to increase sexual vitality in men and can adjust menstrual difficulties in women.

Nature: bitter and warm

Function and indication: Natural, pure wild snow lotus flower is an antipyretic and detoxifying medicine, and usually is used to treat rheumatism, help reduce swelling, stop aches, enrich the blood, warm the uterus, treat impotence and weak kidneys.

Dosage: Take 4-8g, and soak it in white spirits or yellow wine for 10 days, before drinking 30-50ml each day. It can also be used for [detoxifying??] soup, 3-5g each time.

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