Pueraria lobata

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Related to Pueraria lobata: kudzu

kutzu vine

Chinese medicine
A ligneous vine, the root of which is antipyretic, diuretic and a nerve tonic; it is used for alcohol and other intoxication,  convulsions, diarrhoea, fever, headache, neck pain and skin conditions.

Pueraria lobata,

n See kudzu.
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Pueraria lobata

a coarse, perennial leguminous vine. Has woody stems but very palatable and nutritious foliage equal in value to alfalfa. Called also kudzu.
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Puerarin (daidzein-8-C-glucoside), the main isoflavone glycoside found in the Chinese herb radix of Pueraria lobata (Willd.
In conclusion, our data indicate that puerarin from Chinese plant Pueraria lobata (Wild.
Major isoflavonoid contents of the phytoestrogen-rich herb Pueraria mirifica in comparison with Pueraria lobata.
Separation and identification of iso-flavonoids in Pueraria lobata extracts and its preparations by reversed-phase capillary liquid chromatography coupled with electrospray ionization quadrupole time of flight mass spectrometry.
The anti-drunkeness properties of the extracts of Pueraria lobata (PL), also known as kudzu, have been known since the traditional Chinese medicine.
The antioxidant activity of wild Pueraria mirifica collected from 28 of the 76 provinces of Thailand and Pueraria lobata collected from China were assessed by 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) assay.
Pueraria lobata or Kudzu, a tuberous plant found in China, Korea and Japan, contains high amounts of isoflavonoids, especially puerarin and daidzein (Kaufman et al.
Isoflavonoid compounds extracts from Pueraria lobata suppress alcohol preference in a pharmacogenetic rat model of alcoholism.
The aim of this study was to investigate the cardioprotective effects of the complex preparation (called Shenge), made of puerarin (isolated from Pueraria lobata Ohwi.
Comparison between Chinese medical herb Pueraria lobata crude extract and its main isoflavone puerarin: antioxidant properties and effects on rat liver CYP-catalysed drug metabolism.