INGREDIENTS & RESEARCH

Eucommia

BACKGROUND

Ingredient Type: Botanical, Extract

Also Known As: Eucommia ulmoides, Gutta-percha tree

Eucommia is a small tree native to China that is threatened in the wild, but is broadly cultivated due to use of its bark in Traditional Chinese Medicine.  It is considered one of the 50 fundamental herbs in TCM for its ability to promote longevity.

Eucommia is used today in health supplements to strengthen connective tissue and promote healthy circulation.

 

MORE COMING SOON

In the meantime see the Examine.com entry for Eucommia ulmoides for more information.