Sunday, November 25, 2007

Kudzu As Alternative Medicine

Kudzu As Alternative Medicine

Kudzu this weedy Japanese vine has proven to be an effective alternative medicine.

It is one of the fundamental herbs in traditional Chinese medicine.

  1. It normalizes blood pressure.
  2. It helps to prevent heart disease and cancer
  3. It relaxes muscles
  4. It fights microbial inflammation and infections.
  5. It is used to treat alcoholism, dysentery and fever.

Kudzu is usually taken as a tea. You can make a tea with kudzu leaves or root. It is often used in cooking and as an animal feed. Kudzu is not that well known as an alternative medicine outside Chinese medicine.

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