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Kudzu

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What other names is Kudzu known by?

Bidarikand, Daidzein, Dolichos hirsutus, Dolichos lobatus, Fen Ke, Fenge, Gange, Ge Gen, Gegen, Indian Kudzu, Isoflavone, Isoflavones, Japanese Arrowroot, Kakkon, Kudsu, Kudzu Vine, Kwaao Khruea, Mealy Kudzu, Neustanthus chinensis, Pachyrhizus thunbergianus, Pueraria, Pueraria candollei, Pueraria hirsuta, Pueraria lobata, Pueraria lobata var. chinensis, Pueraria mirifica, Pueraria montana var. lobata, Pueraria montana var. thomsonii, Pueraria pseudohirsuta, Pueraria Root, Pueraria thomsonii, Pueraria thunbergiana, Pueraria tuberosa, Radix Puerariae, Red Indian Kudzu, Thai Kudzu Root Extract, Vidarikand, Vigne Kudzu, White Indian Kudzu, Yege.

What is Kudzu?

Kudzu is a plant. The root, flower, and leaf are used to make medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Symptoms of alcohol hangover (headache, upset stomach, dizziness and vomiting), chest pains, treatment of alcoholism, menopause, muscle pain, measles, dysentery, stomach inflammation (gastritis), fever, diarrhea, thirst, cold, flu, neck stiffness, promoting sweating (diaphoretic), high blood pressure, abnormal heart rate and rhythm, stroke, and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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