Hair loss is a common problem that affects men and women.There has been no shortage of so-called cures for the condition, but many are scams.
It's used in TCM to promote hair growth, especially black hair, and prevent hair from turning gray.
According to Web MD, nu shen zi may stimulate the immune system.
Powdered reishi mushroom is linked to liver toxicity.
Side effects of reishi mushroom may include: High doses of reishi mushroom may increase bleeding risk.
It's unclear exactly how the ointment spurred hair growth.