Kudzu Root

Discussion in 'Alternative Treatments and Research' started by kenji, Jan 27, 2014.

    1. kenji

      kenji Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      Kudzu Root on Amazon.com

      Kudzu Root on iHerb.com (first-time customers get $5-10 off of their order)

      Kudzu Root Extract (pueraria lobatam Japanese arrowroot)

      A relative to the pea family and native to China (known as gé gēn) and Japan, kudzo is a voracious invasive plant that is often sprayed with herbicide so source is important. It contains isoflavones puerarin and daidzein (an anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial agent) and daidzin (structurally related to genistein). It has shown value in treating migraine and headaches. and is often used for allergies and diarrhoea. In Chinese nedicine it is considered one of the 50 fundamental herbs and is used to treat tinnitus, vertigo, alcoholism and hangover. The flowers are used to detoxify the liver. Kudzu may also be helpful in treating Alzheimer's and cardiovascular disease and diabetes. The roots, flowers and leaves of kudzu show antioxidant activity
    2. Catarina
      Old hag

      Catarina Member

      Lund, Sweden
      Tinnitus Since:
      Is it worth trying? I see you can get it from iHerb, though it doesn't say for tinnitus. Can also be used to make mochi, I love mochi!:)

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