A flowering plant, also known by its genus name, Rehmannia. Chinese foxglove has a similar appearance to foxglove, but it is not directly related.

The roots and flowers of Chinese foxglove are used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to treat inflammatory conditions, and some research shows that the plant is effective for this purpose. It is used in some lotions, massage lubricants, and cosmetics to promote healthy skin.

Chinese foxglove can cause a mild allergic reaction in some users, but it is typically safe for topical application.