Kudzu Extract Supplement
Kudzu supplement contains a kudzu root extract standardised to 40% isoflavones in vegetarian capsules. This supplement has significant health benefits including anti-alcohol support, now available to buy in the Supersmart online catalogue.
What are the benefits associated with Kudzu?
The root and flowers of kudzu have been used in traditional Chinese Medicine for over 2,500 years. They have several benefits, including the ability to help with migraines, hypertension, pain, ankylosis of the neck and shoulders, hangovers and lowering alcohol consumption.
During a trip to China, David Lee, a chemist, observed that many people drank a tea containing kudzu. It's Chinese name can be loosely translated as dispeller of 'drunkenness'. This tea is often used in northern China to sober up after drinking alcohol and to ease hangover symptoms. Some of the components in kudzu root - flavonoids such as puerarin, daidzin, and daidzein - also help to reduce the damage caused by excessive alcohol consumption.
What do studies say about Kudzu?
In 1991, Dr Lee collaborated with researchers at the Chinese University of Shin-Yanget to test the effects of a kudzu tea.
- On laboratory rats, which had been given alcohol, it was observed that the motor coordination of the animals improved, and they appeared less intoxicated.
- Another study showed that kudzu lowered alcohol consumption in rats selectively bred to crave alcohol.
- Further experiments suggest that the animals did not appear to develop a dependence on kudzu.
- Another study conducted on heavy drinkers showed that kudzu reduced the amount of alcohol that they absorbed.
- These results have recently been confirmed, suggesting that kudzu extract could represent a natural, beneficial adjuvant treatment for reducing alcohol consumption.
Buy your Kudzu anti-alcohol support today!
|Daily serving: 6 capsules
Number of servings per bottle: 20
| Kudzu root extract standardised to 40% isoflavones
||3 000 mg
|Other ingredients: Acacia gum, rice bran.
Each vegetarian capsule provides 500 mg of kudzu extract standardized to 40% isoflavones.
Directions for use
Take two vegetarian capsules three times a day between meals.
Value for money
Excellent détoxifiant de l'alcool. Pour autant, je n'ai remarqué aucune réduction de l'addiction.
Viens de commencer... ça a l’air de marché je diminue les apéros et le vin à table
Bon produit, mais j'attends de voir les effets réels sur une plus longue période qu'un mois
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