Review Ku Shen Forms and Sizes Below
Common Name: Sophora Root
Botanical Name: Sophora flavescens; Radix
Chinese / Pin Yin Name: Ku Shen
Ku Shen Dosage: Follow doctor or healthcare professional's instructions for how to use.
Ku Shen Precautions: Do not use if nursing or pregnant. It is very bitter and cold, those with liver and kidney deficient but without heat do not use.
Ku Shen Benefits & Information
Ku Shen is a traditional Chinese medicinal herb that is known for clearing heat and dispelling dampness. It benefits the respiratory system.
Ku Shen Properties: Cold, Bitter
Ku Shen Channels: Small and Large Intestines, Heart, Bladder, Liver
Ku Shen Naturally Occurring Components: Alkaloids, Sophoranol, Baptifoline, Anagyrine, Aloperine, Bapiifoline, Flavones, Flavonoids
Herbs that Combine With Ku Shen