|Latin Name:||Lobed Kudzuvine Root|
|Appearance:||Yellow Brown to white fine powder|
|Specification:||Flavone 40%-80%; Puerarin10%-98%; 10:1|
Pueraria (Kudzu Root), Chinese name of Ge - gen is a perennial, trailing or climbing vine. The whole plant is covered with brown villous. Often chopped into thick pieces while used as medicine. It appears to be white or brown, fibroid, rough and harvest in spring or autumn with the rhizoma digged out.
Kudzu root has been known for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine as ge-gen.
The first written mention of the plant as a medicine is in the ancient herbal text of Shen Nong.
(about A.D.100). In traditional Chinese medicine, kudzu root is used in prescriptions for the treatment of thirst, headache, and stiff neck with pain due to high blood pressure. Kudzu root extract is also recommended for allergies, migraine headaches, inadequate measles eruptions in children, and diarrhea Kudzu root extract is also used in modern Chinese medicine as a treatment for angina pectoris.
1.Dilating blood vessels, increasing coronary blood flow, antithrombotic effect, inhibiting platelet aggregation, reducing blood viscosity and promoting blood micro-cycle
2.Reducing myocardial oxygen consumption, strengthening myocardial contraction force and protecting myocardial cell.
3. Enhancing immunity and inhibiting cancer cell.
4. Treating sudden deafness of each group.
5. Reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
1.Applied in food field, isoflavones can be used in foods and health products,to lower blood pressure and blood-fat;
2.Applied in pharmaceutical field, isoflavones is widely used in biopharmaceuticals and API of cardiovascular system agents in China. As a kind of Chinese medicine injectio, puerarin is a common drug for heart and cerebrovascular disease;
3.Applied in cosmetics field, the phytoestrogen effect of puerarin can relieve symptom caused by decrease in estrogen level and aging, such as mastoptosis, crinkle, decrease in skin vitality and leukotrichia. Hence, it is frequently used in breast cream, eye cream and skin cream.