Kudzu Root Powder
Botanical Name: Pueraria montana
Forms Available: Root power
Also known as Japanese arrowroot, Kudzu root is native to Korea, Japan, and Asia. It has an oblong shape with white flesh and tan skin. It resembles other common root tubers like yams and potatoes. This trailing vine has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for more than 2,000 years. It is known to alleviate menopausal symptoms, reduce alcoholism, and aid liver damage. Kudzu root powder can be used as a thickener in sauces and soups.