Origin: Obtained from the flowers of Pueraria thomsonii or edible kudzu
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Overview: Pueraria thomsonii flower extract 10:1 is a compound derived from the reddish-purple flowers of pueraria thomsonii. The plant is a coarse, high climbing, teisning, and trailing perennial vine.
It is a rich source of phytoestrogens called isoflavones, which have estrogenic effects. It is traditionally used in Chinese medicine to treat alcohol withdrawal and angina.
- Treating menopausal symptoms including hot flashes and osteoporosis
- Preventing the proliferation of breast cancer cells
- Helping with metabolic syndrome symptoms
- Regulating glucose levels
- Potentially treating alcoholism
- Reducing inflammation
Common Dosage: The recommended dosage for Pueraria thomsonii flower extract depends on the intended use. For alcoholism, 2.4 to 3 grams of the extract may be administered daily. For unstable angina, it may be administered intravenously in doses of 200 to 500 mg daily for up to 28 days.