Herb Root that Looks Like a Human Body

Polygonum multiflorum

A Chinese new media reported a discovery of an herb root that looks like a male body. According to the report, this root is 41.6 cm long and 18 cm wide, weights 4 kg, and it has grown for more than 100 years. This is scientifically called polygonum multiflorum or “he shou wu” (何首烏) in Chinese. It is widely used as medicine in China and Japan.

Polygonum multiflorum

There have been several reports of this kinds in China. Here is another picture at Funtasticus.

On June 17, 2010, A woman spent 1000 yuan to buy a polygonum multiflorum (何首烏)。

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