Kudzu Root (Cut & Sifted) Available in 1 OZ, 1/4 LB, 1/2 LB, 1 LB.
Description: Kudzu is a perennial vine, native to the Orient, and belonging to the Leguminosae (Fabaceae) family. It is a coarse, high-climbing and trailing plant that winds its rough vines around anything it touches, and has huge root, which can grow to the size of a human.
Other Names: Foot a Night Vine, Ge Gen, Japanese Arrowroot, Kudsu, Kudzu Vine, Kuzu, Mile a Minute Vine, Pueraria Root, Radix Puerariae, The Vine That Ate The South
Part Used: Root
Culinary Uses: Kudzu Root can be ground and used as a thickening agent. It adds texture and flavor to soups, sauces, deep fried foods, noodles, puddings, desserts, and Oriental dishes. Before Kudzu adding to your ingredients, mix it with a bit of cold water to avoid lumps.
Medicinal Uses: Kudzu is known help with migraines and other types of headaches, hypertension, pain and stiffness in the neck and shoulder muscles, allergies, and angina. It is also used to treat hangover, and reduce the urge to drink alcohol. Kudzu helps with speeding the progression of measles in children. It's used to counteract poison, makes an excellent tonic for the spleen, helps treat diarrhea, and helps to alkalinize the body.
Precautions and Adverse Reactions: This herb contains sulfites.