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.