Kudzu contains isoflavones, estrogen-like compounds thought to offer various health benefits.
In alternative medicine, kudzu is typically used for the following conditions:
- menopausal symptoms
- common cold
- Kudzu is a great source of isoflavones (natural plant compounds), very similar to the substance found in soy. Its antioxidant properties makes it beneficial for skin.
HOW TO USE
Dosages for Kudzu root extract varies widely. It’s important to always consult with a physician or healthcare professional before taking any supplements, natural or not.
As a dietary supplement, take 1200 mg (heavy 1/3 tsp) once or twice daily, or as directed by a physician. It’s best to take kudzu with meals. (x).
If you use kudzu to treat alcoholism, prior to a drinking, take 1.5-3 grams of kudzu root extract three times daily. Follow this regimen for 1-4 weeks.