Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Pueraria montana chinensis.
Material usesThere are no material uses listed for Pueraria montana chinensis.
The root is antipyretic, antispasmodic, diaphoretic and hypotensive. It is used in the treatment f common colds with discomfort and pain in the neck and back, febrile diseases, diabetes, hypertensive headaches, coronary heart diseases and measles.The root contains puerarin. This increases the blood flow to the coronary artery and protects against acute myocardial ischaemia caused by the injection of pituitrin (hypophysin).
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Requires a sunny position in a well-drained soil.This species has a symbiotic relationship with certain soil bacteria, these bacteria form nodules on the roots and fix atmospheric nitrogen. Some of this nitrogen is utilized by the growing plant but some can also be used by other plants growing nearby.
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Polycultures & Guilds
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