Focus on Supplements: Kwao Krua (Pueraria mirifica)
Kwao Krua Grows in Thailand, India and other parts of Southeast Asia. Its roots have been traditionally used as a Thai anti-aging and rejuvenation medicine to promote youthfulness in women. According to an article published in Thailand Medical News,”One of the main phytochemicals found in Pueraria mirifica is a type of chemical that mimics the hormone estrogen. Known as phytoestrogens, they are abundant in the plant and its herbal supplements are usually used to treat symptoms of menopause due to the strong estrogenic effects. Due to menopause, the level of estrogen decreases in the body leading to uncomfortable symptoms. Taking Pueraria mirifica supplements shows improvements in menopausal stage symptoms such as hot flashes, vaginal dryness, irritability, irregular or absent periods.” Read More…
Article Name: Medical Benefits of Kwao Krua (Pueraria mirifica) For Women
Note: I found out about this supplement from an article posted by Dr. Christianne Northrup on her website about herbs used to relieve menopausal symptoms. Dr. Northrup is one of my favorite resources on women's health. Here is a link to her article.