Sophora flavescens or Ku Shen, which in Chinese means “bitter root,” is a bitter herb used in Traditional medicine to treat a wide variety of symptoms, with purported effects on the liver, intestinal tract, and skin.
Sophora has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. In Chinese medicine, Sophora (Ku Shen) is often used to clear heat and dry dampness, kill worms, promote urination, treat acute bacterial dysentery, mycotic enteritis, chronic ulcerative colitis, tonsillitis, cervicitis, pelvic inflammation, vaginitis, neurodermatitis, gonorrhea, insomnia, and asthma.
Stay healthy with the healing power of vitamins minerals and herbs. Many herbalist and practitioners recommend bitter herbs and rank Sophora Root as one of the best bitter herb for your body and skin.