Pueraria mirifica has been used in Thailand for medicinal purposes for many years, mainly as a female hormone supplement. Pueraria mirifica is a plant found in the wild in Myanmar and Northeastern Thailand. It is also known as kwao krua. The term pueraria mirifica was coined in 1952. Today, the extract from this plant is used to make supplements.
Pueraria Mirifica Health Benefits
There have been studies done to suggest that pueraria mirifica can benefit a number of health conditions:
This condition causes a variety of unpleasant symptoms, including hot flashes and night sweats. There was a study done in Thailand where a group of women were given a pueraria mirifica supplement for one month. At the end of the study, the subjects noticed a significant decrease in night sweats and hot flashes. In fact, many of the women started to notice an improvement within one week. Pueraria mirifica contains a compound called miroestrol. Researchers believe that this is the active constituent for alleviating menopausal symptoms.