Also known as
Pueraria lobata, Japanese arrowroot
Full spectrum hydro-alcoholic extract of kudzu root, standardized to a 40% isoflavone content
Kudzu is an invasive vine, introduced to the US in the early 1900's which belongs to the Fabaceae family. Kudzu does not behave like a true parasite, but instead grows extremely fast and produces massive leaves, these leaves block out the sun and essentially starve surrounding plants of sunlight. Kudzu similarly provides a sort of shade to the human body when consumed, reducing the effects of heat, tension, and stress. Kudzu also has been used to help alcoholics refrain from drinking.
daidzein, daidzin, genistein and other isoflavones
Recommended amount per dose is 500-1000 mg, or 1-2 filled size '00' capsules.
Kudzu is a very effective tool for alcoholics, the roots when brewed in tea or eaten can prevent excessive consumption of alcohol, causing a hangover to appear before one would even experience the subjectively pleasurable effects of alcohol. This can prove as an effective way to deter alcoholics from future abuse, but of course, they must also want to quit and consume the root for it to be of any help. Nevertheless, counseling and support from loved ones can serve as the foundation for a major life change, and herbs like Kudzu can certainly be of help as well.
Due to kudzu's potent estrogenic effects, it should not be taken by those who have or are at risk of breast and other estrogen related cancers.
Do not consume without knowing an accurate dosage. A milligram scale is highly recommended.
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