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Kudzu Root (Radix Puerariae) - 葛根 (gé gēn)

Kudzu Root (Radix Puerariae) - 葛根 (gé gēn)

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Ge Gen dispels wind from the exterior and relaxes muscles. it is commonly added to formulas that release wind-heat from the exterior for the purpose of relaxing tension/alleviating pain in the neck and shoulders.

Ge Gen releases pathogenic factors from the skin and is commonly used to promote the eruption of measles (w/Sheng Ma).

Ge Gen clears heats while generating fluids, making it useful in treating Xiao Ke (wasting and thirsting syndrome) where internal heat is drying up body fluids.

Common English Name: Pueraria Root, Kudzu Root

Precaution: Use Chinese herbs or herbal extracts with caution. Professional advice is suggested.  In TCM, Chinese herbs are often combined in the context of formulas to enhance each other's desirable action and to minimize any potential side effect. Consult a professional if you are taking any prescription medications or Western medications as it can cause interference and strong effect in the body.

Disclaimer & Precautions: This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Use Chinese herbs or herbal extracts with caution. Professional advice is suggested. In TCM, Chinese herbs are often combined in the context of formulas to enhance each other's desirable action and to minimize any potential side effect. Consult a professional if you are pregnant or are taking any prescription medications or Western medications as it can cause interference or have a strong effect on the body. Loose, whole herbs may vary from pictures due to its natural form and cut. Bag packaging may also differ as we source from multiple sources to ensure we have product on hand. All will have labels indicating scientific name, Chinese name, and weight.

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