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Introduction To Pueraria Root (ge gen) 










Pueraria root (ge gen)

Radix Puerariae


Properties: The drug is pungent and sweet in flavour, cool in nature and acts on the spleen and stomach channels. Pungent and cool for lifting and dispersing effects. It is good at dispelling pathogens from muscles and channels and lifting lucid Yang-Qi in the spleen and stomach. It is indicated for muscular tension in the neck and back due to invasion of muscles by pathogens, and for deficiency of the spleen and diarrhea caused by lucid Yang failing to rise. It can also promote the production of the body fluid and quench thirst by its cool and moist nature.

Effects: Dispelling exopathogens, clearing heat, lifting Yang, promoting eruption, generating the body fluid and quenching thirst.


1.  To treat exterior syndromes affected by exopathogens, accumulated pathogens in muscles, headache and stiff neck, it is often used in combination with ephedra and cinnamom twig, such as Gegen Decoction for inducing sweats to dispel exopathogens and relieving muscular tension.

2.  To treat infantile measles without smooth eruption, it can be used in combination with schizonepeta, cicada slough, cimicifuga rhizome and other drugs for dispersing wind, dispelling exopathogens. ventilating the lung and promoting eruption.

3. It can be used in combination with anemarrhena rhizome and pollen for clearing heat, promoting the production of the body fluid and quenching thirst, to treat depletion of the body fluid due to febrile disease with symptoms of dry mouth, thirst and red tongue without fur; and with dried rehmannia root, ophiopogon root and schisandra fruit, such as Yuquan Decoction for promoting the production of the body fluid and quenching thirst, to treat internal heat and diadetes.

4. To treat deficiency of Qi in the middle Jiao, lingering diarrhea and loose stool, it can be used in combination with dangshen, white atractylodes rhizome and poria for strengthening the spleen and arresting diarrhea.

Dosage and Administration: 5-15g.It isused stewed for arresting diarrhea.






For the convenience of customers, we offer the Pueraria root (ge gen) as the quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.




Every sachet is equivalent to raw herb 15 grams.


The dosage is for adults, one sachet each time, twice a day. Please put the granule into a cup, then put 50-100ml boiling water into the cup and stir it with spoon. You will get some tea, drink it when it is luke-warm. For children, the dosage should be reduced according to the weight.


Air ship 50 sachets of Pueraria root (ge gen) in the form of quick-dissolving granule for your personal use now at $98.00.

If you would like to order this raw herb, please go to the order form.


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