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Sophora Root Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Sophora Flavescens
Glycemic Index / Load
Sophora Flavescens
Botanical Name
Sophora Flavescens
Chinese Name
Ku Shen

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Sophora Root Cures


Action of Sophora Root

Nutrients in Sophora Root

Taste of
Sophora Root

Nature of
Sophora Root


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Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Sophora Root

It may cause Anorexia.
Avoid in case of Spleen and Stomach deficiency due to Cold.
It is incompatible with
Fritillaria Chirrhosa
Cuscuta Chinensis
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Sophora Flavescens is a shrub.
It is an evergreen.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 1.5 M.
Best used for Cancer.

In TCM :
Sophora Flavescens Root : Ku Shen Jian

Meridians associated : Heart, Urinary Bladder, Liver, Small Intestine and Large Intestine.

Cancer Treatment : Useful in treating Cancer of Reproductive Organs, Respiratory Tract and Liver Cancer.

Antagonistic activity :
Action of Sophora Flavescens and Veratrum Nigrum are opposite in nature. They may antidote, cancel, reduce and or adversely affect the prognosis of each other.
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Materia Medica for Sophora Root

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Gb ( Italy )
03 Apr 2017
can i use sophora flavescens for hair to block dht production??
better to use oil onthe head or swallow??
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