In recent years it has gained popularity thanks to studies that have shown the power of the antioxidant resveratrol. Resveratrol acts by protecting cells from oxidation and cell aging, and it has preventive effects against cardiovascular diseases.
The benefit of polygonum lies in its roots, which contain high resveratrol content. It is an antioxidant, a molecule belonging to the stilbenes family, which act on a cellular level by inhibiting free radicals that occur daily in our body.
Leaves and roots. Often its aerial parts are sold; aerial parts and roots are mixed, inflorescence free.