plant has many medicinal properties and is one of the earliest
medicinal plants used in Traditional Chinese Medicine
(TCM). Kudzu has been used as a traditional treatment for
stiff neck, headache, muscle tension and neurological conditions.
Chemicals in Kudzu may also lower the heart rate and regulate it's
rhythm, as well as widen the blood vessels near the heart and the
brain. This may support its uses in heart
conditions and migraine headaches. It is used to
treat tinnitus, vertigo, Bell's palsy and Wei
syndrome (paralysis/muscular atrophy), among other
illnesses. Kudzu herbal supplement has been used to cure
swelling in joints as it is an anti-inflammatory agent. It has also
provided relief in swelling in the eyes of people
with glaucoma. Other uses for this herbal extract are cough,
colds and other viral infections, bronchitis, pneumonia,
tonsillitis, measles, fevers, snake and insect bites,
diarrhea, dysentery, intestinal ailments, enteritis,
constipation, removal of excess fluids from the body,
digestive disorders, bad breath, sinus problems, anemia, internal
bleeding, thirst, hunger, lack of energy, muscle shrinking,
diaphoretic, strengthen the spleen, stomach and intestines, sexual
apathy, impotence, infertility, asthma, diabetes and dizziness, as
well as strengthen the entire immune system. Chinese physicians
have relied on it for over two thousand years to reduce
alcohol abuse, relieve respiratory problems and counteract
called puerarin, is found only in Kudzu, and it appears to have the
strongest beneficial effect on the health. Preliminary
evidence suggests that puerarin may improve insulin resistance,
which precedes type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Research has
indicated it may be helpful for managing metabolic syndrome, and
according to the National Institute of Health, metabolic syndrome.
Metabolic syndrome is a group of risk factors linked to being
overweight or obese, as well as it increases the risk of heart
disease and other health problems such as diabetes and stroke. It
normalizes blood pressure, lowers high cholesterol and stablizes
blood glucose. It improves microcirculation, which may play a
positive therapeutic role in diabetic retinopathy and
suggests that puerarin may reduce blood viscosity, improve
microcirculation and play a positive role in diabetic retinopathy.
This herb has shown value in treating migraines and cluster
headaches. It is also used to treat tinnitus, vertigo, dizziness,
skin numbness, Wei syndrome and other neurological disorders. In
one clinical trial it was used to treat sudden nerve deafness. In
2009 a study was done of people who had reported using Kudzu to
treat cluster headaches, researchers determined that Kudzu liquid
herbal extract may help decrease the frequency, duration, and
intensity of attacks, with minimal side effects. Apart from curing
the headaches, it also increases mental awareness and function.
have shown that Kudzu can reduce both hangovers and alcohol
cravings, and for the organs affected by alcohol. A person who
takes Kudzu, will still drink alcohol, but they will consume
less than if they had not taken Kudzu. This may be of help for
heavy drinkers or alcoholics. Kudzu extracts have been used for
1000's of years to treat alcoholism. Two compounds found in Kudzu
appear to change the enzymes that break down alcohol in the liver.
Harvard Medical School is studying Kudzu as a possible way to treat
alcoholic cravings, by turning an extracted compound from the herb
into a medical drug. According to the research, not only did the
Kudzu extract help remove the initial strong cravings of alcohol,
but in most people removed all desire whatsoever during a four-week
treatment. This is something that could be extremely helpful
to the many people who are suffering from alcoholism today and have
seemingly tried every option out there. It is used to detoxify the
liver, particularly after generous consumption of alcohol. Today,
Kudzu is being investigated as a potential treatment for curbing
addictive behavior, including smoking.
Chinese physicians called Kudzu a sweet, cooling tonic herb that
increases perspiration and reduces fever. You may not be
concerned about alcoholism, but for the flu, this is clearly
helpful in its ability to regulate body temperatures as well as to
relieve the headaches. Traditionally herbalists have valued
the starch content in Kudzu as a way to soothe minor digestive
system problems and gastrointestinal discomforts such as heartburn,
acid indigestion, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, gas, colitis,
dysentery, gastritis, nausea and vomiting. Since some flu
victims suffer from diarrhea and other digestive issues, this is
one herbal extract to consider. It is said to treat feverish
illnesses, sore throats, tonsillitis, colds and other viral
infections. The herb is also thought to remedy general respiratory
problems, lung congestion and coughing.
be helpful in the treatment of congestive heart failure and heart
attack. Kudzu appears to help blood flow through the coronary
arteries, lower blood pressure and improve circulation, and one
compound in Kudzu, seems to reduce a racing pulse induced by
stress. Puerarin or Kudzu Root, may prove to be a strong complement
to existing medications for insulin regulation or blood pressure.
However, consult your health provider as they may be able to lower
dosages of such drugs, making them more tolerable and cheaper.
Vitamin A and
D are highly presented in Kudzu, as well as calcium and proteins.
Kudzu root extract was proveb by studies to have 100 times the
antioxidant activity of Vitamin E. The root also conatins a
big number of useful isoflavones which act as anti-inflammatory and
women, the estrogenic activity of Kudzu can provide welcome relief
from menopausal symptoms, minus many of the risks associated with
traditional estrogen therapy. Clinical trials suggest that Kudzu
may improve symptoms such as hot flashes, mood swings and
night sweats in perimenopausal women and cognitive function in
postmenopausal women. The vitamin and mineral content of Kudzu may
help to decrease bone loss after menopause.
chemicals that work with friendly bacteria in the digestive tract
that change into an estrogen-like compound called daidzein which
binds cells that ordinarily would be activated by estrogen, locking
out estrogen from activator sites on breast cancer cells without
stimulating the cancer cells to reproduce. It also ease the
discomfort of fibrocystic breast disease. This particular herbal
supplement has great healing effects and it is quite beneficial for
nursing mothers as it helps enhance milk secretion.
remedy is used to cure skin complications that lead to
discoloration of the skin. Through including Kudzu tincture in your
diet regularly, it rejuvenates the skin while increasing the glow
and fairness. It is also recommended for recurrences of shingles,
genital herpes and cold sores.
several ingredients well known for supporting proper hair health
and they include biotin and folic acid. These hair regenerative
properties are very beneficial in encouraging hair growth. Since
Kudzu is rich in vitamins and proteins, it assist in restoring as
well as moisturizing damage hair back to its original good
actually an effective aphrodisiac and a general stimulant. It
revitalizes the male reproductive system while increasing both the
quantity and quality of semen. This leads to an increased sperm
count and mobility.
is used to help counteract poisons, including snake bites
and alcohol poisoning.
actions: Antispasmodic; Anti-pyretic; Anti-inflammatory;
Anti-microbial; Anti-cancer; Anti-leukemic; Diaphoretic; Muscle
Calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, vitamin B2. Drug
interactions: No known drug interactions.
Ingredients: Kudzu Root, Distilled Water and 20%
Non-Alcohol: Kudzu Root, Vegetable Glycerin
Contraindications: Kudzu is believed to be safe;
however, safety in young children, pregnant and nursing women, or
those with severe kidney or liver disease, is not known.
Disclaimer: The information presented herein
by New Way Herbs is intended for educational
purposes only. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA
and are not intended to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent disease.
Individual results may vary, and before using any supplements, it
is always advisable to consult with your own health care
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