Ge Gen

Ge Gen written in Chinese

Pinyin Name: Ge Gen

English Name: Radix Puerariae

Other Names: Fen Ge, Gan Gen, Kudzu Root, Pueraria

Tastes: Acrid, Sweet, Neutral

Origin: Hunan, Henan, Guangdong and Zhejiang provinces in China

Health Conditions Treated with Ge Gen: Diabetes

Benefits of Ge Gen:

Ge Gen is native to Eastern Asia and China. It is collected in autumn or winter. It can lower blood sugar, lower blood pressure and the resistance of peripheral blood vessels.

Side Effects: Side effects can occur in some people after taking Ge Gen. It may include itchiness, stomach upset, and dizziness.

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