Dodder Seed is the “longevity herb.” It’s the seed of a parasitic vine. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Dodder Seed is used to invigorate the kidneys, nourish the liver, improve eyesight, and stop diarrhea. It has a high flavonoid content and strong antioxidant properties. Studies suggest that it can support brain health and central nervous system health.
Dodder Seed is traditionally used to treat ailments caused by a kidney deficiency. These ailments include symptoms such as lower back pain, erectile dysfunction, urinary frequency, and leucorrhea. It is also used to treat blurred vision and decreased visual acuity caused by insufficient nourishment of the eyes due to liver and kidney deficiencies.

In TCM Dodder Seed acts as a kidney yang tonic. It supports sexual health. Addressing problems like impotence, nocturnal emission, premature ejaculation, and low sperm count. In TCM, these problems arise from kidney yang deficiency.

Dodder Seed Therapeutic Uses
The medicinal properties of Dodder Seed have been researched and analyzed in over a hundred scientific papers, including in vitro, animal, and human studies. Dodder Seed therapeutic uses may include support for a healthy reproductive system, healthy liver, healthy eyes, healthy spleen, healthy kidneys, and good brain health.

Properties found statistically significant include adaptogenic, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, antioxidant, anti-senescence, cardio-protective, immunomodulatory, neuroprotective, neurotrophic, nootropic, and osteogenic.

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