Pinyin Name: Ku Shen
English Name: Radix Sophorae
Other Names: Ku Gan Cao, Ku Dou Gen, Xi Dou Gen, Ku Ping Zi, Ye Kuai Gen, Shan Kuai Gen
Origin: Ningxia, Gansu, Xinjiang, Inner Mongolia and Qinghai provinces in China
Benefits of Ku Shen:
Ku Shen is native to China. It must be collected in spring and autumn. It is often used to treat asthma, bronchitis, eczema, psoriasis.
Side Effects: Side effects can occur in some people after taking Ku Shen. It may include salivation, abnormal gait, dyspnea, tachycardia.