About Pueraria mirifica Rhizome Powder
Promoting natural health and overall wellness with Pueraria mirifica
Pueraria mirifica is a plant species that belongs to the Fabaceae family. Its tuberous roots vary in size depending on soil conditions and other genetic and environmental factors. It grows mainly in Thailand and other parts of Southeast Asia. It is commonly known as White Kwao Krua.
For over 100 years, Kwao Krua roots have traditionally been used in Thai medicine to promote rejuvenation and youthfulness in both men and women. Certain compounds present in this plant known as phytoestrogens play a significant role to mimic estrogen in the human body. Due to its effective estrogenic properties, Kwao Krua is sold as a herbal supplement to treat the symptoms of menopause. Research suggests that the plant may also offer other health and overall wellness benefits. Some of its emerging health benefits are described below.
Relieving Menopausal Symptoms
Estrogen is an important hormone involved in many functions of the body. In women, it plays a key role in sexual characteristics development and regulation of the menstrual cycle. The production of estrogen decreases with age consequently leading to menopause. As Pueraria mirifica contains phytoestrogens so it is used to relieve menopausal symptoms. After treatment with Kwao Krua, significant improvement was observed in various menopausal symptoms like hot flashes, irritability, vaginal dryness, and irregular or absent periods.
Promoting Bone Health
An inadequate estrogen supply can make bones weak, and their density may decrease. Kwao Krua containing phytoestrogens helps to improve bone health. It can play a key role in preventing osteoporosis in post-menopausal women by maintaining the mineral content and density of bones. Another study has revealed that the oral supplementation of White Kwao Krua has positive effects on bone health.
Improving Hair Quality
Pueraria mirifica can eliminate clogged hair follicles and also balances hormones. It improves blood supply thus leading to improved hair health. It also helps to nourish the scalp and prevents hair loss.
Studies have revealed that spinasterol, which is an effective cytotoxic component of Kwao Krua, can be used to treat cancer as it works effectively against certain gynecological cancer cell lines and can activate estrogen receptors ER-alpha and ER-beta.
Some active ingredients in the roots of Pueraria mirifica have lethal properties against the yellow fever mosquito. It can also control the growth of many other disease-spreading mosquitoes.
Improves Heart Health
Kwao Krua can also improve the health of the heart by controlling cholesterol levels in the body. LDL cholesterol can cause heart disease conversely HDL cholesterol is beneficial. White Kwao Krua can play an important role as it can increase the amount of HDL cholesterol by 34%. It can also decrease the amount of LDL cholesterol by 17%. So, a decrease in LDL cholesterol can lead to improved health of the heart.
Improving Brain Health
As estrogen plays an important role to maintain the health of the nervous system so the estrogenic compounds present in Kwao Krua can help to protect the brain and nervous system from damage resulting from decreased estrogen levels.
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