Radix Puerariae: an overview of its chemistry, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, and clinical use.

@article{Zhang2013RadixPA,
  title={Radix Puerariae: an overview of its chemistry, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, and clinical use.},
  author={Zhen Zhang and T H J Lam and Zhong Zuo},
  journal={Journal of clinical pharmacology},
  year={2013},
  volume={53 8},
  pages={787-811}
}
Radix Puerariae has been traditionally used for the treatment of diarrhea, acute dysentery, deafness and cardiovascular diseases. Yege (Gegen or Radix Puerariae lobatae), the dried root of Pueraria lobata (Wild.) Ohwi, has been widely used in China and, to a lesser extent, in Japan, Korea, and the United States. Although they have been classified into different categories in Chinese Pharmacopoeia, Yege is often used interchangeably in practice with Fenge (Radix Puerariae thomsonii), which is… CONTINUE READING