Kudzu Bulk powdered herb 4 ounces (120 grams) One gram equals 1,000 milligrams. This is simply the kudzu root in a pure powder form. There are no additives, fillers or other herbs. Approximately 25% isoflavones. (19% puerarin, 4% daidzin, and 2% daidzen).
Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine: Ge Gen Tang, (Pueraria Formula) is one of the most commonly used formulas for the common cold, or invasion by Wind-Cold with or without fever, with chills, no sweating and scanty urination. It is used primarily for the Tai Yang stage of disease, with a predominant symptom being stiffness and rigidity in the neck, shoulders, and upper back. For symptoms of the First Stage of Disease, which he likened to a bird that strains its neck in order to fly Colds, upper respiratory infections, allergies, and tendonitis bursitis in the neck and shoulders bind the Yang energies as they rise to the head. The result is muscle tension and headache. The pathogenic energies of these conditions also block the flow of fluids; there is fever, or absence of fever and phlegm.
All natural bulk herb used widely in TCM and in cooking for health and longevity. Kudzu, Pueraria, root, grows wild and is often used in foods as a starch and thickener. The Chinese name Ge Gen widely used as a medicine for many ailments and is now gaining popularity for addictions and recovery to reduce symptoms of alcohol hangover, including headache, upset stomach, dizziness, vomiting, tremors and shakes. Improves blood flow, aids the heart and liver, menopausal symptom,
Caution: Take with water or food.
Starchy. The dry herb will swell and be difficult to swallow if not taken with water or food. Choking may result.
Suggest taking 1/4 teaspoon mixed in a glass of water as a tea. Other flavors, herbs and spices may be added. As needed.
Daily dosage has been stated 3 grams daily (30 grams per ounce) by www.drugs.com
No know adverse affects.