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I recently came across this awesome herb and am still fascinated by its multitude of benefits.

Pueraria Mirifica has been traditionally used as a vitality enhancer and rejuvenating agent particularly for older women.

Practitioners extoll the virtues of this herb for its powerful antioxidant properties and ability to neutralize free radicals that cause harm to cells. These antioxidant effects, along with its oestrogenic benefits, are believed to be useful in treating female health, including:

  • Hot flashes
  • Low libido
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Osteoporosis
  • High cholesterol
  • Mood swings

When looking closely, Pueraria Mirifica is a great source of classical phytoestrogens (including the soy isoflavones) but contains a class of phytoestrogens known as Chromenes that rival estrogen itself in potency. The herb is highly estrogenic as a result, and is considered the standard herbal ‘estrogen replacement therapy’ due to its potencies

Research on Pueraria Mirifica is fairly limited, but the research includes studies on:

  • Menopause
  • Bone health
  • High Cholesterol

This is one herb well worth looking into.

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