Kudzu extract treatment does not increase the intoxicating effects of acute alcohol in human volunteers.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Isoflavone administration in the form of a purified extract from the herbal medication kudzu root has been shown to reduce, but not eliminate, alcohol consumption in alcohol-abusing and alcohol-dependent men. The precise mechanism of this action is unknown, but 1 possible explanation for these results is that the isoflavones in kudzu might… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1530-0277.2010.01390.x

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